Posts Tagged “holidays”

Chocolate candy hamentaschen (Plus: February Kosher Connection linkup!) {recipe review}

By | February 11, 2013


This is the first in a series of recipes that I’ll be testing and sharing from Paula Shoyer’s cookbook on pareve baking, The Kosher Baker. I was provided with a review copy of the book, but my opinions are my own. You can learn more about Paula’s work at In Paula’s Kitchen. — This is the first […]

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Recipe Roundup: Shivat Haminim for Shabbat Tu bShvat

By | January 20, 2013


How are those Tu B’Shvat preparations coming along? What, you haven’t started…? Right, well neither has anyone else. Except, I’m guessing, the teachers out there, gearing up to sing HaShkeidiah Porachat this week. Let’s face it: Tu B’Shvat is not quite a major holiday. But! That doesn’t mean we should let it pass us by unmarked. […]

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A funny thing happened on the way to Rosh Hashanah

By | September 28, 2011

shabbos candles

I think we’ll always remember Rosh Hashanah 2011 as the Year of Irony. Exactly 16 days before Yom Tov, I wrote out a pretty menu plan with perfectly straight lines (the hard copy, of course) detailing what we’d be eating for all seven RH/Shabbos meals. So far, so good. Two days later, we got invited […]

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Rosh Hashanah Special: Apple spice cake

By | September 23, 2011


When I baked my first brownie mosaic cheesecake in June, I immediately started planning to make it again. It seemed Rosh Hashanah would be a good enough reason to go all out, so I mentally put it on the menu. But when I sat down earlier this month to write out the full menu plan, […]

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