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Posts Tagged ‘seven-layer cake’

Alan’s big scene in the Detroiters

For Openers: Coming To A Small Screen Near You

My column last month about seven-layer cake really struck a nerve, or a taste bud if you will, with Jewish News readers. I’m really not surprised. I had a feeling that might happen because you can never underestimate the power of 7LC. In the last month, I’ve received emails from former Detroiters who reminisced about…

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Tour de Seven-Layer Cake

You love seven-layer cake, and we do, too! We decided to take a tour of the town to see where we could find our very own slice. Watch the Tour de Seven-Layer Cake to see how it went. [similar id=47297 type=all] [similar id=48325 type=all]

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Essay: The Little White Box

Shelley Yorke Rose The acrid smell of boiled tongue greeted us as my mother flung open the door to my grandparents’ apartment on Outer Drive in Detroit. “Dad, are you making tongue again?” she asked, annoyed. No answer. Then my grandmother, all five feet of her, peeked out of the kitchen, apron wrapped tightly around…

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For Love Of Seven-Layer Cake

I’ve written over the years about my unabashed, insatiable, down-right fanatical love for seven-layer cake. At break-fast on Yom Kippur, I don’t consider it sacrilege to eat seven-layer cake before indulging in lox and bagels. And I’m not ashamed to admit — well, maybe a little ashamed — that I’ve left shivahs disappointed that seven-layer…

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Alexandra Kirsch-Thompson. Detroit to New York blogger. New. Detroit Jewish News.

Meet Alexandra Kirsch-Thompson – From Detroit To New York

Blogging for the Detroit Jewish News feels like a homecoming of sorts. I grew up in Metro Detroit and spent my childhood flipping through the pages of the print edition after my Bubbie Cyrille had thumbed through it (obituaries first), hoping to spot simchah announcements from family or friends. When I moved to New York,…

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