Every Saturday night my kids and grandkids gather together around our table for our Sabbath Feast. We figure we’ve been doing this now for at least a decade or more. No one can remember the month or the year when we first sat down together with the intent of kicking off the Sabbath, but we all remember there were just six of us. Back then it was easy to polish up the silver for six adults, get out the heirloom crystal and china, and light the candles. I may have even ironed a tablecloth for the occasion. Now, however, with twenty-one of us, thirteen being age eleven and under, there is no talk of shining up the silver unless it is Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter. (Not to mention that I don’t have enough place settings anyway!) Nevertheless, it is still our Sabbath Feast, and it is a high point of the week for all of us.
My strategy has changed with the numbers, and of course I’m thinking about kid-friendly food. Saturday I usually mosey on over to the grocery store and see what I can find in the way of a large piece of meat.Â This is the Read More