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Vegetable Moussaka - Mediterranean Vegetarian Recipe

Vegetable Moussaka

A vegetarian moussaka casserole recipe with eggplants, zucchini, lentils, tomatoes, bell pepper, cheese, spices, and rich creamy béchamel sauce. Read More

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Triple Chocolate Almond Mandelbrot

A decadent recipe for Triple Chocolate Almond Mandelbrot, also known as Mandelbread. Nutty, cocoa-rich chocolate chip dough dipped in chocolate. Read More

Kourabiedes - Greek Butter Cookies

Kourabiedes – Greek Butter Cookies

This authentic recipe for Rena Carasso’s Kourabiedes, aka Greek Butter Cookies, appears in the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook. Kosher, Dairy. Read More

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Cream Cheese Candies

Learn to make colorful and tasty Cream Cheese Candies in a variety of flavors and colors. Simple, rich and delicious wedding-style treats. Dairy. Read More

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Chocolate Crackle Cake

Chocolate Crackle Cake with Raspberry Coulis – scrumptious cake with refreshing raspberry sauce and fresh mint. Kosher for Passover, Gluten Free. Read More

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Cheese Sambusak

Cheese Sambusak – savory Middle Eastern turnover pastry hand-pies stuffed with cheese and fresh herbs. Read More

Whitefish salad on egg bagel with lox, cream cheese, and sliced onion

Whitefish Salad

The history of smoked fish and appetizing. Learn a recipe for Jewish whitefish salad with celery and herbs. Kosher, dairy or pareve. Read More

Rugelach

Rugelach

Learn to make rugelach with flaky dough and chocolate fruit filling, a beloved Jewish dessert. Step by step photos. Kosher, Yiddish, Dairy. Read More

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Bubbie Ruth’s Mandel Bread

Mandelbrot cookies are an Ashkenazi Jewish dessert dating back to the early nineteenth century. Mandelbrot are closely related to the Italian cookies known as biscotti, which were first made in the Middle Ages. The word mandelbrot means almond (mandel) and … Read More

Cheese Latkes

Cheese Latkes

Learn the history of latkes, dating back to 13th century Italy. Includes recipe for Italian-style ricotta cheese latkes. Kosher, dairy, Hanukkah. Read More

Pumpkin Challah - Autumn Holiday Recipe for Thanksgiving, Thanksgivukkah

Pumpkin Challah

A mildly sweet, spice-scented Pumpkin Challah. Perfect for Sukkot, Thanksgiving, Thanksgivukkah or any autumn meal. Kosher. Read More

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Autumn Apple Crisp

Today we are celebrating the Autumnal Equinox, which ushers in my favorite season of the year – Autumn. It also happens to be the first full day of Sukkot, one of my favorite Jewish holidays. I’m celebrating both of these … Read More

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How to Poach Fish Fillets

Today I’m going to share one of my favorite Rosh Hashanah entrées with you. This idea evolved out of… well, a fish head, believe it or not! Every year, we buy a fish head and cook it specifically for the … Read More

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Challah Part 2: How to Braid Challah

Learn to braid challah dough, step-by-step pictures. Tutorial. 3 strand, 4 strand, 6 strand, turban round challah, linked loops, challah rolls. Read More

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Challah Part 1: How to Make Challah Dough

Learn to make challah bread for Shabbat with this step-by-step recipe and discover the significance of this tasty Jewish bread. Kosher, Pareve. Read More

Kasha Varnishkes

Kasha Varnishkes – Kasha and Bows

Learn to make Jewish kasha varnishkes the way bubbe did- bow tie pasta, toasted kasha, caramelized onions and melty golden schmaltz. Kosher. Read More

Blintzes with Strawberry Topping

Cheese Blintzes

Recipe for cheese blintzes stuffed with ricotta and cream cheese. Includes step-by-step photos. Jewish, kosher, dairy, deli foods. Read More

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Challah Bread Pudding with Kahlua Cream Sauce

A rich and decadent bread pudding recipe featuring eggy challah, raisins or chocolate chips, and luscious Kahlua cream sauce. Kosher, Dairy. Read More

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Passover Apple Pecan Pie

Recipe for Passover Pecan Pie made with chopped apples, sugar, matzo crackers, spices and chopped pecans. Kosher for Passover, dairy or pareve. Read More

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Lekvar Plum Butter – Prune Filling for Hamantaschen

Recipe for lekvar – plum butter, can be used as a filling for hamantaschen or any cookie or pastry. Thick filling, will not run. Kosher, Pareve. Read More