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This challah definitely needs to be on your Rosh Hashanah table

Fig Challah: there are no words. Okay, maybe a few.  You all know by now that I have an obsession with figs. I don't know if it's because they're such an elusive fruit, available only...  Continue reading →

What a Purim it was! A complete turnaround for me from years past. To be honest, until yesterday I never really looked forward to Purim. I dreaded dressing up. And until we made Aliya, we didn't feel so...  Continue reading →

Ever since kosher bacon has become a thing, I have been obsessed. Whenever we're at a restaurant with some version of kosher bacon on the menu, you can be sure I'm going to order it. I...  Continue reading →

You may have noticed that most of my hamantaschen ideas are of the savory sort. I’ve got triangular dinners, appetizers, and sides covered, but I don’t really touch on the desserts. It’s probably because I myself...  Continue reading →

I love hosting Friday night meals. A truly fresh, not reheated meal really adds to the Shabbat vibe. When I host a Shabbat lunch, I'm limited to dishes that taste great when reheated and don't have...  Continue reading →

Call me old-fashioned, but the first thing I wanted to learn to make as a new Jewish wife was challah. I would try all kinds of recipes week after week, but none of them blew me...  Continue reading →

Over the years, after high school, I tried to visit Israel at least once a year. I wanted to keep my connection and love for Israel strong and I still had so many friends from...  Continue reading →

Presenting my newest Purim creation! No, these aren't for St. Patricks Day, these are Matcha Mochi Hamantaschen with a homemade Anko (sweet red bean paste) filling. obs red mill. After three unsuccessful attempts at getting the right...  Continue reading →

I usually have lots and lots of dinner ideas, like too many for my mind to hold that if I don't write it down I will forget about it. Then there are some nights, where...  Continue reading →