Cauliflower and Beets with No Megillah, and a History Lesson

In January and February I like to dream up simple things to cook that suit the season and keep the kitchen warm without a whole lot of megillah. Megillah is a Hebrew word for the Jewish ritual of Purim, which takes place sometime between February and March according to a revolving calender and celebrates the release of the Jews from the execution decreed by the Persian vizier Haman. The story is told in the Old Testament Book of Ester, his queen, who foiled the plot. It’s a celebratory Continue reading “Cauliflower and Beets with No Megillah, and a History Lesson”