As always, I baked up a storm for the holidays—lots of round challahs; 3 cakes—Honey, Marble and Apple; two types of brownies—Honey and Dark Cocoa; two types of cookies—sugar and honey; 2 quick breads—banana and applesauce. I can go on and on—but you get the drift—I like to bake—I probably bake too much—but, it’s a [...]
This is my version of Tsimmes--a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish of stewed vegetables and dried fruits. It has sweet overtones to evoke a Sweet New Year. "Tsimmes" is Yiddish for "fuss". This Tsimmes comes together quickly and is not too "fussy".
My family just loves this veggie chopped liver, which I like to serve in apple flowers. I’ve made some changes to the recipe, which is from The Kosher Palette, Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy.
My signature challah recipe is braided and then formed into a circle. Honey is poured into a hollowed out apple or a small round dish which is placed into the center of the challah for a lovely presentation.
The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner. Beginning at sundown on Monday, March 10, and ending on Tuesday, March 11 at sundown, Purim is a fun and festive holiday observed with much revelry and celebration.
Not a baker, but you’d like to make some quick and easy hamantaschen? I’ve got you covered with these: 1 package Reko Pizzelle (7 ounces) 1 large jar marshmallow cream or fluff (13 ounces) 1 large jar Nutella (26.5 ounces) sprinkles royal icing flowers confectioner’s sugar Place one pizzelle on a paper plate [...]
One of my all time favorite cookies is rugelach—a scrumptious crescent shaped cookie made from a cream cheese dough. I decided to use my rugelach dough to make hamantaschen and eureka! These next two recipes for hamantaschen made with a rugelach dough, may be my favorite hamantaschen yet. I call my hamantaschen made with cream [...]
Since I can’t seem to get enough of these rugentaschen—here’s another fun recipe that uses Hershey’s Hugs. Dough 8 ounces or two sticks of butter 8 ounces of cream cheese 6 tablespoons sugar 2 cups flour ½ teaspoon salt Filling Mini chocolate chips Topping Hershey’s hugs or kisses Dough: In the bowl of [...]
Last, but not least, here’s my recipe for savory hamantaschen. To make these tasty treats, I use a store bought puff pastry to cut out the circles, fill them with a grated melting cheese, brush the pastry triangles with an egg glaze and sprinkle with seasame seeds. These golden brown beauties are quick and easy [...]