LIZ, Sylvia, Karen discussed on All of It
Of the schmaltzy podcast. We're talking about Hanukkah. Recipes and traditions are lines or 6464357280, or you can tweet to us, Rebecca on, Twitter said. I left my manure at my parents house when I moved out, so I'm planning to make an edible minera out of holla. That's interesting. Let's go. Jean Online eight calling in from Brooklyn hygiene, Thanks for calling all of it. Hi. Can you hear me? Here? You great? You're on the air. Okay, Um So I converted to Judaism and I really missed having a Christmas tree and my husband would not allow me to call it a Hanukkah bush. So, um, we started to tradition. Making AH Hanukkah box, which is a large box that we paint a large Goldman Nora on and we decorate with all kinds of decorations, and we put our presence inside of it, and it was very delightful for the Children. Every year T c all the presents piling up in the box and to decorate the box and it's been a nice custom in our house. Thank you for sharing your family story. Appreciate it. And then I do want to ask you about your podcasts. Malti podcast because you'd tell stories about the intersection of food and identity and storytelling and yours. Latest episode is lovely and a little bit of a heartbreaker, too. Mm. And lovely, mostly lovely with Chef on general is Newmark about how making lockers with her family will always remind her of her daughter, who she lost, Who passed away. Here's a clip in the episode where Liz remembers. Being dragged to mate. Lasky is in the middle of night with Sylvia and her son, Sam. Little Sylvia's green eyes lit up. And she looks at me and she says, Why don't we make a lot goes right now, and we can eat him with Apple sauce. Okay, So let me tell you about lot because of my family. It's not a special event food. It is not just for Monica. It's kind of like peanut butter and jelly. But it's not because peanut butter and jelly is really quick lockers is you need all the ingredients and it makes a mess and you need a lot of time. And then you got to clean up and I'm thinking I got to get back to work. It's just looking at me like And then Sam starts and now Sam grew up to become his high school debating team champion. So okay, he tells me they're hungry. This is Mom will do it really quickly, and we're gonna help you clean up and you know what? Tomorrow night? We will skip stories and we will good a bit early. And you know what? We're starving and Sylvia's just egging him on. And looking at me, I'm thinking So of course I said yes. Amanda, What did you want people to take away from this episode. Really? What? My hope was for this episode wa so that people could hear Liz is message of incredible resilience. I think that no matter where you are in the world this year has been so incredibly challenging. And Liz so graciously shared the extremely personal story with us, You know, live on stage when we held our small three events in person. This one was at the New York City Wine and Food Festival. And You know what What I think. Also could be taken from this story is a little bit of living in the moment. Um, you know, Live, described her circumstances. Incredibly successful entrepreneur catering company. Great performances is one of the top ones in the city. She was just getting her business off the ground. You know that night she had work to do. She had a proposal. The last thing she wanted to do as we've discussed how you know, challenging lockers can be to me. The last thing you wanted to do with, you know Aren't that late night launch the project, but You said yes. That night on Well, her story is incredibly sad. It also is important for us to tell these stories that you know on the podcast because that's what life you know is about these stories. Every you know we've seen over the past year that We have a lot of challenges. And really, we just hope that people take away resilience from was historian And maybe saying, Yes, at the time that you were thinking of saying no. We're going to go to Karen Online for from Bellport. Everybody wants to talk about Lucky's. But Karen's going to take us on a turn to, um, some lovely sweets as well. Karen. Thanks for calling all of it. Thank you. And I have to say that I'm a big fan of the Jewish food Society. I follow on states looking save recipes like mad Anyway, we make traditional life yes with potatoes. My kids expect them every year. They also expect homemade applesauce that's on the stove right now. But but I've been doing both for my family and for my students because I'm a Jewish educator, I found a recipe for Cisco, New York, but it's not a traditional rage. Have a jelly doughnut. It's more like a munchkin. It's a recipes and involved the couples either yogurt or sour cream and baking powder and flour, sugar eggs. It's mixed very quickly. It's fried very quickly. And it has to be rolled in sugar and eaten almost immediately because their shelf life is about an hour, But it's a real part of the holiday and it's a connection. Two other people to family and friends in Israel and its fried So we have a lot of fun, Karen. Thank you for calling in. All right, Let's talk coming over. Amanda. Let's talk Sweets. What sweets? Are you particularly fond of this time here? Um, well, I do have a little bit of a sweet tooth. But actually that story, The munchkin story reminded me of, um, one of my favorite recipes on our archive. As I mentioned we're building an.