Archive For The “Breads” Category

Sweet challah topping

By | September 4, 2014

I almost left these Rosh Hashanah challahs plain. Close call, right? Past years have seen raisin challah from me, but I’m all out of the raisins we import from America and there is no part of me that wants to check raisins bought here. Past years have also seen a straight sugar sprinkle, but I […]

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Pesach rolls {recipe review}

By | March 19, 2014

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This is the first recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Pam Reiss’s Passover: A Kosher Collection. You can follow her at Pam’s Kitchen, and stay tuned for a second recipe review and a giveaway! I’d like to take a worldwide survey: How many of you have stand mixers for Pesach? Maybe it’s just me, and maybe it’s […]

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Jumbo pizza hamentaschen

By | March 4, 2014

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I’ve always felt it was a shame that hamentaschen have so little in the way of filling. You know how it goes — put more than a teaspoon or so in the center of a standard-sized hamentaschen, and it opens during baking. So to get a serious amount of filling, I had to go big. […]

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Sunflower zucchini quick bread

By | June 24, 2013

My formula for breaking a fast is soup and bread. Summer or winter, hot or cold, it’s always soup and bread. In the summer, of course, I’m more likely to choose a cold soup (though that actually isn’t the plan for tomorrow). With two summertime fasts coming up quickly, the timing is perfect for a […]

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