Frying Banh Tet for the Lunar New YearOur family loves to eat banh tet, which is a Vietnamese savory sticky rice cake eaten during the Lunar New Year (Tet Nguyen Dan) but can be found sold year-round if you have a Vietnamese market in your community.
St. Lucia's Day Festival InformationDecember 13th marks the winter solstice in Scandinavia. It is also the day for celebrating the life Christian martyr St. Lucia. Lore says that unmarried girls can pray to her and learn about their future husbands. This page contains St. Lucia's Day festival information.
Celebrating Las Posadas (The Nativity)This is a page about celebrating las posadas (the nativity). A nine-day Mexican celebration beginning December 16, that symbolizes the trials which Mary and Joseph endured before finding a place to stay.
Celebrating KwanzaaThis is a page about celebrating Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa is a unique American celebration, which is neither political nor religious. The focus is on traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement.
Hanukkah RecipesThis page contains Hanukkah recipes. This Jewish holiday has delicious, traditional foods that can be served at a Hanukkah supper.
Celebrating Lunar (Chinese) New YearThis is a page about celebrating Lunar (Chinese) New Year. An early spring holiday celebrated by Chinese and other Asian communities throughout the world to honor their deities, ancestors and families.
Autumn Harvest Moon Festival Ideas?This page is about autumn harvest moon festival ideas. Held on the 15th day of the 8th Chinese lunar month, this fall festival is held in Asian communities throughout the world.
Celebrating Canada DayThis is a page about celebrating Canada Day. Similar to the 4th of July in the United States, July 1st is Canada Day, commemorating Canadian independence from the British Commonwealth.
Celebrating Cinco de MayoThis is a page about celebrating Cinco de Mayo. Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride in the US and in commemoration of the Battle of Puebla, in Mexico. Dancing, music, and food are also part of the festivities.
Link: What is PassoverPassover begins at sundown on Monday, 4/18/2011. (The Jewish day begins at sundown the previous day according to the Gentile calendar.) Here's an interesting link on Jewish traditions and holidays:
Chanukah (Hanukkah) Ideas for Children?With a very limited budget I need new Chanukah (Hanukkah) ideas for young children? Please include cooking ideas that young children could help make.
Idea for Hanukah CardIdea for Hanukah Card. I have used this idea for our Hanukah card a few times through the years. I draw or paint a menorah with a flame over each candle. . .