The First Thanksgiving Recipes

The First Thanksgiving Recipes

KIWI Magazine, recipes by Laraine Perri

Thanksgiving’s always been a time to celebrate life’s bounties—namely, food. But for the Pilgrims and Native American Wampanoag who gathered round the table for the first Thanksgiving in 1621, the fact that food was available at all was something to appreciate. “The first Thanksgiving was actually a three day harvest celebration in October,” says Kathleen Wall, Colonial Foodways Culinarian at …

Chocolate Fudge Bites

KIWI Magazine

Kids (and adults!) get bombarded with sticky, gooey sweets around the holidays. So try making these super easy, super healthy chocolate fudge bites—they make for a tasty, healthier alternative to traditional holiday treats. Place 1 1/2 cups each of pitted dates and walnuts in a large bowl and add enough hot water to cover. Let the dates and walnuts soak …

Plated matzo brei

Matzo Fun: Matzo Brei Recipe

Abby Dodge

Passover celebrates the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. The food most commonly identified with Passover is matzo. When the Jewish people were fleeing Egypt, they had no time to wait for the bread to rise and the result was unleavened, flat bread (matzo). Although it is commonly served plain, matzo can also be used to make …