With the population moving closer and closer to big cities and suburban areas, we are finding ourselves with less room to start a personal garden. However, the trend of urban and suburban gardens is growing, and it has never been easier to start your own garden on your balcony, stoop, or front porch.
Oatmeal is considered a “super food”, since it is dense with nutrients like dietary fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals.
If you think you don’t like oatmeal, because you think it has to be mushy, or runny, or tasteless, this recipe might change your mind.
The Easter Basket of special foods (described below) is arranged on Holy Saturday, and taken to church, where a special blessing ceremony with prayers and sprinkling with Holy Water, is performed by the parish priest.
While Christians are getting ready to celebrate Easter, the Jewish people are preparing for Passover.
Passover commemorates the formative experience of the Jewish people, and their transformation from scattered tribes indentured in Egypt, to a nation on the road of redemption.
It seems like Easter is still several weeks away, hence lots of time for Paska baking, but not according to my “social” calendar.
Those of you who bake with yeast, know that this process is time consuming, so you can’t just plan to bake Paska in the evening after work, like you would cake or cookies. You need several hours of tending to this bread making project, which means….weekend time.