The Sabbath is considered the most important of all holy days. Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday evening and ends after sundown on Saturday. Women and girls usher in Shabbat by reciting the blessing over the candles prior to sunset. The head of the household or any male over 13 recites Kiddush (the blessing which sanctifies the Sabbath) over the wine. The two Challahs are blessed. The Sabbath meal follows and often there are guests at the table. The meal is social and leisurely. Chicken Soup and Gloria’s Limelight Roast Chicken are perfect fare for the Sabbath meal.
A Book Review by Norene Gilletz
DIVINE KOSHER DISHES – A TAPESTRY OF TASTES FOR PASSOVER
I have a huge collection of nearly 2,000 cookbooks on my bookshelves and scattered throughout every room of my house. My collection continues to grow because of the many books that cross my desk for review. For the past several months, I had been anxiously awaiting the arrival of Divine Kosher Cuisine by Barbara Wasser and Rise Routenberg as I wanted to review the book for my Passover column. I was totally blown away when I finally received the proofs. What a labor of love!