Galley Wench Tales

Exploring the world through the people we meet
and the food they eat.

Festival of Lights, Properly Planned—at Last!

Festival of Lights, Properly Planned—at Last!

Beyond irreverent yet still hopelessly nostalgic, a few years ago I resorted to celebrating the festival of lights—Hanukkah—with a “Menorah” consisting of a celery stick spread with cream cheese stuffed with birthday candles. In Fort Pierce, Florida,...