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‘Lent’s Eat’ videos bring levity — and leaven — to solemn season

By Emily McFarlan Miller — March 9, 2022
(RNS) — The Rev. Jennie Williams makes a recipe or two from congregants each week of Lent in her Facebook video series 'Lent’s Eat.'

From hajj to Italian Jews: Egypt’s national dish has a mixed heritage

By Joseph Hammond — September 27, 2021
(RNS) — Unlike the national dish of other nations, the origins of Koshari are much disputed, and it may have come to Egypt by way of religious minorities.

‘An excuse for the feast’: Witches celebrate the summer solstice with cakes, mead — and salsa

By Emily McFarlan Miller — June 18, 2021
(RNS) — For many pagans, spirituality is tied to nature, and eating local seasonal foods connects them to the earth and with a specific time and place.

‘Green fluff’ brings the taste of church potlucks home during a pandemic year

By Emily McFarlan Miller — June 3, 2021
(RNS) — ‘Like a church lady hug,’ green fluff and its many-hued counterparts have been a church potluck staple for generations.

A church coffee hour staple: Quiwie’s cardamom coffeecake

By Bob Smietana — May 6, 2021
(RNS) — A dense, tasty treat to go along with the return of coffee hour.
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