Lag B'Omer Activities and Recipes
- Basket purchased from craft store
- Tempura Paint
- Jewels, stickers
- Paint pens
Using the basket as a canvas, paint a creative background on your basket. It can be solid in color, or have leaves and flowers painted on it. For the sports enthusiast, balls can be painted on the basket. Use your imagination! Using a glue that will dry clear, place stickers or jewels around the basket. In the spirit of Lag B’omer, go on a picnic!
Broiled Chicken with Garlic Sauce:
- Small chicken, quartered
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 4 large garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons fruity olive oil
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
Season chicken with salt and pepper. Combine garlic, lemon juice, oil
and parsley. Roll chicken in the mixture to coat and marinate at least one
Preheat broiler. Drain chicken, reserving marinade. Set rack about 7
inches from heat. Place chicken skin side down on rack and broil 10
minutes, basting often with pan juices and a little of the marinade. Turn
and broil 10 minutes longer, basting. Turn and brush twice more until both
sides are golden and crusty.
Date and Orange Salad:
- 1 head Romaine lettuce
- 3 navel or temple oranges
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- Pinch of salt
- Ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons orange juice
- 1 tablespoon orange flower water
- 3/4 cup chopped dates
- 1/4 cup chopped blanched toasted almonds
Wash lettuce and discard coarse outer leaves; separate tender leaves one
by one. Drain, pat dry, shred and place in salad bowl. Keep chilled.
Peel oranges and separate into sections. Mix lemon juice with sugar,
salt, 2 teaspoon cinnamon, the orange juice and orange flower water.
Just before serving pour most of the dressing over the lettuce and toss.
Arrange orange sections overlapping around the edges, and top with dates
and almonds. Drizzle over remaining salad dressing and dust with a little