Post 193: MOFO Challenge Day 13 Sunday September 13 2015 : Erev (night of Rosh Hashana:Rosh Hashana Meals for Lone Soldiers at the Jerusalem Center! The simonim: there are a list of symbols/(Hebrew simonim)/which we make and serve on the first and sometimes the second night meal of Rosh Hashanah!!! Significant Omens is the title of the list of symbols/simonim in the Artscroll publication:The Complete Artscroll Machzor Rosh Hashanah (Rabbi N. Scherman, Mesorah Publication, Brooklyn, 1992, pp. 96-98) Purchase/order at Eichler’s You can prepare two cups *(one cup for the first night of Rosh Hashanah and the second cup for night two) of each of the following and make a handsome large platter with them all. One cup of each item in a pretty small glass bowl. Wow, this reminds us of Pesach/Passover and the seder plate. Well, this seder plate is NOT mandatory. The list of the two cups and what they contain: carrots in one bowl, leek or cabbage in the next, beets in the third, dates in the fourth, squash/zucchini is in the fifth, pomegranate (Chinese apple) in the sixth, fish is the seventh and (take a breath!!!) head of a sheep or head of a fish (I will instruction below how to manage with this smelly and shocking item, again NOT mandatory nor Jewish law!!! but old old tradition)dinner It’s kitchen tour time! vegetable pakora and marinated zucchini

Rosh Hashana Meals at the Jerusalem Center! ארוחות ראש השנה במרכז בירושלים

Lone Soldier Center

Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 7:30 PM Monday, September 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM

the simonim: there are a list of symbols/(Hebrew simonim)/which we make and serve on the first and sometimes the second night meal of Rosh Hashanah!!!   Significant Omens is the title of the list of symbols/simonim in the Artscroll publication:The Complete Artscroll Machzor Rosh Hashanah (Rabbi N. Scherman, Mesorah Publication,  Brooklyn, 1992, pp. 96-98)  Purchase/order at Eichler’s  You can prepare two cups *(one cup for the first night of Rosh Hashanah and the second cup for night two)  of each of the following and make a handsome large platter with them all.  One cup of each item in a pretty small glass bowl.   Wow, this reminds us of Pesach/Passover and the seder plate.  Well, this seder plate is NOT mandatory.  The list of the two cups and what they contain:  carrots in one bowl, leek or cabbage in the next, beets in the third, dates in the fourth, squash/zucchini is in the fifth, pomegranate (Chinese apple) in the sixth, fish is the seventh and (take a breath!!!) head of a sheep or head of a fish (I will instruction below how to manage with this smelly and shocking item, again NOT mandatory nor Jewish law!!! but old old tradition) For further information see post 189.

Day 13: It’s kitchen tour time! Welcome to my kitchen/study/dining room/salon/laundry room

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This corner allows me to serve guests hot drinks. The KitchenAide mixer I bought second hand for $10.00.
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Our La Cucina oven. Small and efficient. Prefer this to a stove top and wall oven. This has more surface area for the burners.
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Lieber Fridge which I purchased 2nd hand!
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ground poppy seeds

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Senior’s handiwork purchased at the 2nd Hand Fair on Monday. from a Mishan table. Mishan is an assisted living facility in the German Colony

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This is our dairy work area. The mirror image meat work are is on the opposite side. Three drawers contain dairy utensils, middle and bottom contains pareve tools and dairy dishes respectively.
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Michael Pasikov at the piano after relating a story to our group. Catch his music theory segments on U-Tube

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No Laundry room, just two stackables on the enclosed side mirpeset (porch)
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We use the top cabinets in the over ten feet ceilings for storage.

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my lounge

Vegetable pakora,

Ingredients

10 sheets phyllo dough

1/4 cup butter,melted or olive oil

 2 small zucchini, thinly sliced
1/2 pound broccoli, sliced
1/4 pound fresh string beans, halved
1 (6 ounce) container crumbled feta cheese/roasted tofu
1 1/2 teaspoons ground thyme
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 egg, beaten

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Brush 5 sheets phyllo dough with butter/oil and stack sheet on top of each other. Repeat with remaining sheets.
  3. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Bring water to a boil. Add zucchini, broccoli, and string beans, cover, and steam until tender, 2 to 6 minutes.
  4. Toss vegetables, feta cheese/tofu, and thyme in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper. Spread vegetable mixture over evenly over the stacks of phyllo dough. Roll phyllo dough, beginning widthwise, over the vegetables. Transfer both rolls to the baking sheet and brush with egg.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until brown and crisp, 30 to 40 minutes. Let vegetable rolls to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

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