Honey Cake: stories and recipes

We are reposting this honey cake article from 2020, lest these recipes sink out of sight in the list of blog posts, and our holiday baking suffers. But first, an article on the history of honey cake from Janet Stein-Larson of the kitchen Committee. The Kitchen Corner:...

Participating in Shabbat Lunches

The Kitchen Committee has been preparing lunches after Shabbat morning services. As long as COVID remains a risk, we are keeping the Shabbat lunches simple, but if you wish to add to the lunch, there are some things you can bring. Of course donations of funds to help...

Shabbat Lunches Returning

Starting June 18, we began having a simple lunch after Shabbat morning services. Seating will be in the shady breezeway. These will not be potlucks. At this time the only home-prepared items that may be brought in by people are easy to serve desserts that follow the...

Dairy Foods and Recipes for Shavuot

What is Shavuot without dairy foods? Shavuot is also known as the Festival of the First-fruit offerings. The First-fruits of Spring (dates, figs, grapes, pomegranates, olives, the last harvest of barley, and the first harvest of wheat) compose the seven species...

Passover is coming

Just like in our homes, the CBA Passover plans for the kitchen are being organized. It will be turned upside down to be cleaned of all chametz, and all the regular pots, pans, utensils, etc. will be exchanged for the the pots, pans and utensils used during Passover....

Hamentashen 2022

Purim is coming. And we can smell the hamantashen in our Beth Ami Kitchen. The tradition has returned! For the first time in a couple of years we had a small crew rolling, cutting, stuffing, folding and baking Hamantashen for you to enjoy. We created 136 date; 106...