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Sugar Cookies

2019-10-29T10:27:09-04:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah|Tags: , , , |

Cookie baking season is upon us!  If you’re a cookie baking aficionado, you will want to add these to your repertoire. This recipe produces a sugar cookie for all seasons. You can use just about any cookie cutter on the dough—autumn leaves and turkeys for fall, snowflakes and menorahs for winter, butterflies and flowers for [...]

Honey Cookies

2019-10-04T13:10:53-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah|Tags: |

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 [...]

Tsimmes

2019-09-24T14:13:28-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Rosh Hashanah, Side Dishes, Vegetables|

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".

Apple Tarte and Caramel Apples

2019-08-13T19:45:31-04:00October 1st, 2012|Categories: Desserts, Food Columns, Pies, Tarts and Tortes, Rosh Hashanah|Tags: , |

In celebration of autumn’s apple bounty, here are two quick and easy recipes.  The apple tart takes about 15 minutes to prep and then another 20 minutes to bake in the oven.  It is delicious as is, but it becomes sublime when served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.  The caramel apples are [...]