Tag Archives: History

As fluffy as snow!

Well travelers, it’s been a long time. As it turns out, planning a wedding, traveling to your home town to plan said wedding, moving to a new apartment , cooking in your beautiful new kitchen, and working  as always is … Continue reading

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A Pastry with Shmear

Happy Jewish American Heritage Month! I know, exciting right? Be prepared for culinary awesomeness! Jews have been in America since 1654, when a group of Jews from Recife, Brazil migrated to New Amsterdam. Since then, Jews have both influenced and been influenced … Continue reading

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Egg: The Circle of Life

Hi all! After an extended spring break, thyme travelers are ready for more adventures! This week’s recipe showcases one of the world’s oldest ingredients, the egg. For the past few days, I have been participating in a small museums workshop … Continue reading

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Boozy Green Velvet Cake

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day all! Back in Milwaukee where I am from, we have a huge Irish immigrant population that goes crazy during this holiday. The neighboring city of Chicago even adds green dye to the river! So coloring bagels, … Continue reading

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Souper Snow Day

Soup is the ultimate winter comfort food, and perfect for today’s Snowquester…although this storm was a bit of a disappointment for a Midwesterner. I have yet to encounter a living culture that does not include some sort of soup or … Continue reading

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One Hundred Hamantaschen

Purim is the Jewish holiday celebrating the salvation of the Jews of ancient Persia from annihilation at the hands of the king’s wicked advisor, Haman. The heroes of the story are Queen Esther, whose bravery and disclosure of her Jewish … Continue reading

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Pink and Fluffy: Chocolate Raspberry Marshmallows

As my friends and family know, I detest pink, fluffy things. Yet somehow I love Valentine’s Day. After all, what’s not to like about a holiday dedicated to chocolate? So in the spirit of the holiday, I am going to … Continue reading

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