Mini Almond and Grape Crostatas Recipe: A Cuban Rosh Hashanah Tradition

Apples and honey around the High Holidays is certainly not the only way to ensure a sweet new year. Cuban families, like mine, have long practiced the tradition of eating grapes for good luck. At the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, we enjoy 12 grapes — one for each month.

Posted on September 7, 2016

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Tostones for Hanukkah

The day I moved into my very first apartment was an important day for me. I was starting my senior year in college, and for what seemed like the first time, I was taking a leap towards independence. Sure, I moved halfway across the country to go to school where I knew only a couple people, but living on campus, there’s a certain safety net in place to catch (and comfort) the students if they fall.

Posted on November 17, 2013

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