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Back in high school, I loved Nutter Butters so much I used to doodle little patterns of their peanut-shaped cookie outsides into the margins of my notebooks. So here’s my paean to the cookies of my youth, which I’ve ushered into maturity with tahini.
On successive trips to Israel beginning in the 1980s, I became enchanted with the country’s native wild salvias, thought to be the inspiration for the biblical menorah described in Exodus (37:17-24). In my travels I saw them growing by the roadside, on hillsides, and in the Negev desert, as well as at Neot Kedumim, the 620-acre Biblical Landscape Reserve between Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv founded by Ephraim and Hannah Hareuvenis’ brilliant son, Nogah (the older Hareuvenis were its inspiration).