Posts Tagged “baking”

Kitchen Tips: How to line a springform pan in 3 seconds

By | April 29, 2014

On the Friday of our last chametz Shabbos before Pesach, I was rushing (as I normally am) to get all the cooking done (because I’d left it all for Friday, as I normally do). My next victim was this red wine chocolate cake, and as I grabbed my springform pan and a sheet of parchment […]

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Molten chocolate cakes {recipe review}

By | December 26, 2013

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This is the second of two recipes that I’m testing and reviewing from Levana Kirschenbaum’s The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. You can see the first one right here. Molten chocolate cakes will always make me think of seminary, which was somehow nine years ago. It was the same scene, over and over: parents would come […]

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{Perfectly flaky} cinnamon sugar rugelach

By | November 21, 2013

Several weeks ago, I sat down to pick something special for an anniversary dessert. (Of course this required sitting down.) My first plan was to go for some insanely elaborate cake, something that screamed “special occasion.” But here’s the thing. Although I know my husband would enjoy anything I make, a fancy cake just wasn’t […]

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Quick cornbread muffins with a nut crumble topping

By | October 8, 2013


I’d been wanting a good cornbread recipe when I saw a Facebook post by a reader, saying she’d made THE cornbread from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe and that it really was perfect. Perfect, huh? I’m always game for perfect foods. Except when I don’t have the ingredients on hand, and it’s too annoying to dash out […]

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