A happy coincidence in the Gregorian and Hebrew calendars brings us Thanksgivukkah this year – a simultaneous Hanukkah and Thanksgiving food fest – and a phenomenon not likely to be repeated on November 28th for possibly a century.
This basically means two things:
1) Not a lot for those of you who don’t celebrate Hanukkah! Or
2) You need to rally up the troops to cook (and eat) everyone’s favorite holiday foods all at once!
The trial pies disappeared last week, so I’m baking a big one for our Thanksgiving feast tomorrow.
Why the butternut squash? Why not?! Personally, the pumpkin and I don’t seem to get on really well, as it has a history of turning on me, even though I’m the one wielding the dangerous weapon (see earlier post). (more…)