If you missed our American Girls book discussion yesterday, you missed some historical Christmas treats. We enjoyed Addy's Sweet Potato Pudding, and Samantha's gingerbread. Peanut butter sandwiches represented Kit's depression-era fare, and an authentic family recipe captured the flavor of...
Every year, David's mother bakes a honey cake for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year celebration. Eating honey cake symbolizes the hope that the new year will be sweet. David's sister Rachel expresses the opinion of all Denmark in 1943: "A sweet year would be a year without Nazis."...
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