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Why lighten up on Chanukah

Every year at Chanukah when I explain my reasoning as to why Chanukah should be a low-fat festival, everyone always comments that my thinking makes sense. The miracle of Chanukah is that one day’s supply  of oil (back in 165 B.C.) lasted 8 days.  Each night of the 8-day festival an additional candle is lit […]

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Had your fill of oil already over Chanukah? Try my baked latkes

Yes, I know. Everyone says you’re supposed to eat copious amounts of oil over Chanukah to celebrate the miracle that took place thousands of years  ago when the Maccabee’s one day’s  worth of oil lasted eight days.  I’m still of the belief that this Jewish holiday should be one based on tradition which would make […]

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Chanukah & The Silver Platter: Simple to Spectacular, Family Friendly Recipes

Chanukah, the Festival of Lights,  is only a few days away.  It commemorates the    miracle of  oil, a one day supply which burned for 8 nights. It is a holiday filled with games for kids and plenty of food (much of it fried to celebrate the oil).  One traditional food is potato latkes.  You simply […]

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