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[Editor’s Note: I received this email this morning and it put a smile on my face — I hope it will put one on yours as well! The email has been edited for length and clarity.]
Chocolate was a Jewish immigrant food to the American Colonies, so you can build on those chocolatey Jewish roots when planning your 4th of July menu — starting with the Colonial Jewish-American Chocolate Cake recipe below.
On the 4th of July, which this year falls on the Sabbath, I plan to celebrate the Jewish role of Revolutionary-period chocolate in North America with a homemade, refreshing, frozen hot chocolate. I recommend that you do the same.
Hey, meat eaters! Is there a vegan in your life who’s got you muddled as you attempt to plan a holiday barbecue? Someone, perhaps, who preaches about tikkun olam and compassion for animals? You love them, but maybe not enough to give up your juicy, oil-dripping-from-your-mouth hamburger. And that’s okay — because you can have your vegan friend and eat your burger too.
Friday is National Donut Day, a fact that was dropped into my consciousness via an email from National Today, which keeps track of “quirky occasions on the cultural calendar,” according to its website. The email, while heralding a delightful day, was also a bit worrying.