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A bowl of chocolate macaroons with a few off to the side

Easy Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

These dark chocolate macaroons are made with chocolate, egg whites, sugar, and just a pinch of salt. This version of the classic coconut macaroon is for macaroon lovers who also adore chocolate. What …

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close up of a big plate of hamantaschen

Hamantaschen Recipe – Tips to Make the Perfect Purim Cookie

Hamantaschen are a classic dessert for the Jewish holiday of Purim. They are cookies designed to look like the triangular hat that the villain of the Purim story, Haman, wore. Hamantaschen dough is really …

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Chocolate Rugelach

Chocolate Rugelach

My chocolate rugelach are some of the best rugelach I've ever tasted (and I am Jewish and grew up in New York!). They are flaky, buttery cookies made with a cream cheese dough and a …

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Apple Challah

Spiced Apple Challah with a Pretzel Crust

This post was sponsored by Red Star Yeast. They make baking with yeast easy! Challah is my favorite bread. It's the bread that my dad would bring home from bakeries when I …

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Passover Pull-Apart Rolls

Passover Pull-Apart Garlic Rolls

You might want to save these Passover pull-apart garlic rolls for the second half of Passover when your bread craving has kicked in with full force. These Passover rolls aren't true yeast rolls, of course, …

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Hamantaschen Pie

Hamantashen Pie

Purim is almost here and it's time to start thinking about hamantashen (the triangular cookies that are supposed to remind us of evil Haman's hat). Hamantashen, like all Jewish foods, can be made …

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Tzimmes (Tsimis)

Mom’s Tzimmes (Tsimis) Recipe

This Tzimmes recipe (Tsimis recipe) is the Jewish answer to green bean casserole. We skip the greens and the creamy soup and instead spend our holidays eating a sweet stew made with …

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Round challah loaf with raisins on a white countertop

Round Challah

Round challah (airy, eggy, braided bread) is baked for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year. Learn to make this traditional bread from scratch!  Challah is a rich …

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