Merrymaking and over-indulgence are encouraged in Purim celebrations. Esther’s good looks, luck and wherewithal saved the Jews in the Persian Empire from being annihilated. What followed, on the 14th of Adar, was the world’s first Purim party, an occasion of great levity.
This Purim, let’s move beyond the cookie, bringing a touch of the holiday to the breakfast table with a delectable, easy-to-make breakfast pastry.
Television host Kathie Lee Gifford raved about Israeli cuisine Monday, offering treats from a recent trip to the Jewish state to her Today Show co-anchor.