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  • New Year's Day we celebrated with our families again, and Christos was the 'lucky' one, as his piece of vasilopita Greek New Year's cake was the piece with the lucky coin in it!

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  • On Friday, they will learn about the Greek holiday St. Basil's Day and bake vasilopita, or Greek cupcakes for the New Year, Jones said.

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  • Traditionally, vasilopita has a coin baked inside, but the kindergartners will bake a Hershey's Kiss inside instead.

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  • They also learned about the Greek holiday, St. Basil's Day, and baked vasilopita, or Greek cupcakes, for the new year, Jones said.

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  • Traditionally, vasilopita has a coin baked inside, but the kindergartners added a Hershey's Kiss instead.

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  • Taxim (1558 N. Milwaukee, 773-252-1558) offers a six-course menu from 5-10: 30 p.m., which includes includes a glass of champagne and a slice of Cretan vasilopita, the traditional Greek N.w Year's/St. Basil's Day cake for dessert. the cake is baked with a coin inside and the diner lucky enough to get the slice with the coin, as per tradition, is granted wealth and good luck in the coming year.

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  • Ewww, I don't care how luscious the food it covers is, I'm not eating Vaseline!

    November 28, 2007

  • Spread that on top. A luscious, Greek festive food that, regardless of what you already et, must surely go down. If you can manage 10 chewing motions synchronised with the countdown to midnight that would be perfectish.

    November 28, 2007

  • I wouldn't be able to eat it without thoughts of petroleum jelly.

    November 28, 2007

  • A Greek New Year's bread, usually with coins baked into it.

    November 28, 2007