Repost: Seder + Passover + Traditions

By | 2017-05-14T08:46:42+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Food and Faith, Table Conversation|Tags: , , , |

(this was originally posted in 2015) As today marks the beginning of Passover and the Passover Seder, I wanted to spend some time really discussing the idea of tradition. Especially the traditions in each of our different cultures. You might not realize, but the Passover Seder is a meal that is eaten in a particular order and is always a specific grouping of food (each having a different representation). While eating, the story of the liberation of the Jewish people [...]

Sustainable Easter. Deviled Eggs. New Traditions

By | 2015-03-27T17:51:34+00:00 April 23rd, 2014|Categories: Corn Free, Gluten Free, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Growing up many of my Easters were spent looking for plastic eggs hidden by my older cousins in crevices and places out of reach for my sister and me. This was usually because they wanted to go back later and collect the candy or money hidden inside. Throughout the years I have actually grown to despise the traditional Easter Egg Hunt. I don’t feel like it is sustainable or Earth friendly. There are a lot of reasons that I did [...]

Hope through Death

By | 2015-04-02T11:42:47+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Food and Faith|Tags: , , , |

The inspiration of my company, the woman whose voice I hear every time I throw away an ounce of food and matriarch of one large, crazy, loud family, is my grandmother. She is no longer with us, but her life continues to influence so many of my decisions, personally and professionally. Our Family! My grandmother was born in Wichita Falls, TX. She studied in Nashville, TN for college, traveled the world, moved thirteen times in nine years, had [...]

Feeding the Hungry

By | 2017-01-27T14:44:16+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Food and Faith|Tags: , |

(The quote is from Shauna Niequist's book Bread & Wine) This is the second week of Lent.  In the Liturgical Christian tradition there is a 40-day period before Easter as a remembrance of Jesus’ time in the desert.  Some people who observe this time use it as a method to lose weight, to restart their New Years’ Resolution, or just to reconnect with themselves but it is meant to be “a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in [...]