Posts Tagged “holidays”

La Cuisine cheesecake {recipe review}

By | January 8, 2015

Want a perfect, no-fail, classic cheesecake? You’ve come to the right place! This is the second recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Lori Rapp’s cookbook, Secrets From Lori Rapp’s Kitchen. Lori and her husband Marvin ran the La Cuisine bakery and catering company in Jerusalem for 20 years. (If you missed my review of her popular quiches, you […]

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Succos menu 2014

By | October 6, 2014

As I was scrubbing my kitchen last Nisan, I told myself that compared to making Pesach while 8 months pregnant, the coming Succos would be just about the easiest thing I’d ever done. Well, six months goes by pretty quickly when you’re looking back. Although I don’t think making yom tov will ever really be […]

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74 {pareve} soups, sides, and salads for your Succos menu

By | October 5, 2014

Menu-planning for Succos always seems more daunting to me than menu-planning for Rosh Hashanah. Maybe because I’m starting out tired from the first yom tov, or maybe because by the time we get to Succos, things have been out of whack in general between Rosh Hashanah, Tzom Gedalia, and Yom Kippur. If it’s a mad dash […]

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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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