I started thinking of the best way to do that. I thought about searching through my photo files of the last three years, and then I came up with a plan to get up early in the morning to go to the market with my camera before dropping my daughter off at school.
Yadidya Greenberg is the creator of The Kosher Omnivore Quest, a blog about Kosher slaughter, Kosher meat and animal welfare. I admire his intention to be conscious and ethical in the way that he eats animals and am so happy that he agreed to share his thoughts with us.
Let’s get to know Yadidya Greenberg and learn from him.
Let’s imagine a perfect Passover.
All the cooking has created that wonderful Passover smell in the house. The table is set and looks welcoming and beautiful. You’re sitting in the living room with friends and family, talking and laughing. The children are playing and happy. Everything that needs doing is done.
Chanie Apfelbaum is the creator and owner of the food blog Busy in Brooklyn. By chance, I met Chanie’s childhood friend at Shabbat lunch at the Chabad Cambodia. Since then, I have been following her blog. I was so happy when she agreed to share her thoughts with us.
Let’s get to know Chanie Apfelbaum and learn from her.
The culinary highlights of the 1980s’ Passovers in central Maine were different for all of us. My parents are still talking about my Aunt Giselle’s brisket and her poached salmon – because of course she made both (may she rest in peace); one brother loved Manischewitz macaroons and the other loved canned pineapple slices (this was Maine in the 80s, way before tropical fruit was imported to rural areas). I looked forward to the kosher “fruit” candy slices which I ate sitting beside their miniature David and Goliath sculpture in the living room. Orange flavor was my favorite.
But as I’ve gotten older – and given up my predilection for candy – I’ve actually come to enjoy Passover and the intelligence of the food framework that accompanies it.
This is a post about shifting perspective. Every day, in every aspect of my life, I am reminded that it is the small shifts of perspective that bring about change. Perspective is the pair of glasses you see yourself and the world through.
There’s talk about her vegetarian stance in the palace and just maybe how her switch to eating more fruits, vegetables, tubers, legumes, and whole grains impacted how she felt in her body and in the world.
Mishloach manot is an opportunity to share healthy food with people you love while supporting ethical companies who make food products you care about.