Archive For The “Special Occasions” Category

Apple pomegranate noodle kugel (Plus: September Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | September 15, 2014

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Craisins are generally something I save for salads. Just a small handful, and a totally ordinary bowl of lettuce and cut-up veggies becomes special. A few weeks ago, I noticed pomegranate juice craisins in my makolet (of all places) and grabbed a bag immediately. These things are so addictive — all tart and sweet and […]

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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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Black & pink chocolate chip cookies

By | June 26, 2014

What’s pareve and fancy-looking but not complicated to make? Black & pink chocolate chip cookies! (Sorry, that wasn’t much of a riddle.) These cookies have their origins in this dairy kind, which I first made three years ago. Then last summer, I took my best chewy chocolate chip cookies and used them as a base for a pareve […]

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Pink heart peppermint candies

By | June 24, 2014

How has it been two weeks since I told you about our baby girl? At 17 days, she’s obviously still a newborn, but I feel like she’s already outgrown that fresh-from-the-hospital, teeny tiny look. Or maybe not. Her fashionable newborn socks (courtesy of mom) keep falling off, so we’re not quite beyond teeny tiny. Which is […]

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