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Shakshuka Matzo Brei

Shakshuka Matzo Brei

In Breakfast, Holiday, Lunch, Savory On 03/30/2017 5 Comments

This is definitely not the matzo brei I grew up eating but I think my dad will be proud! He was the official matzo brei maker in my house (is… Read More »

Passover Bagels

Passover Bagels

In Bread, Holiday, Savory, The Basics On 03/15/2017 2 Comments

Print Passover Bagels Serving Size: 8-10 bagels (or more if you make them small) Ingredients 1 cup water ½ cup oil 2 cups matzoh meal 1 Tbsp sugar… Read More »

Rugelach Cookie Butter Hamantaschen

In Cookies, Dessert, Holiday, Sweet On 03/08/2017 2 Comments

If you’ve ever been to Israel, or if you know anyone that has ever asked you “do you want me to bring anything back from Israel?”, then I… Read More »

Hamantaschen Dough {The Basics}

Easy Hamantaschen Dough

In Dessert, Holiday, Sweet, The Basics On 03/06/2017 1 Comment

Here is a great hamantaschen dough that does not have to be refrigerated before you roll it out. I also love that you don’t need a stand mixer. Just a… Read More »

Mantecada Cakes

Mantecada Cakes

In Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Sweet On 02/26/2017 0 Comments

Today is a very special day because I added duck fat to a cake! YES, DUCK FAT!!! I know, I know, you think I’m insane and maybe I… Read More »

Krembo Hamantaschen

Krembo Hamantaschen

In Cookies, Dessert, Holiday, Sweet On 02/23/2017 2 Comments

Somehow I went through my entire life without ever eating a krembo! What was I thinking?!? Chocolate coating, fluffy meringue filling, biscuit on the bottom. There is literally nothing wrong with… Read More »

Jalapeno Popper Hamantaschen

Jalapeno Popper Hamantaschen

In Holiday, Hors D'oeuvres, Savory On 02/14/2017 0 Comments

Hamantaschen season has officially begun!!! I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before but I seriously have a list of hamantaschen ideas that I update year round as ideas pop… Read More »

Tongue Bulgogi

Tongue Bulgogi

In Dinner, Holiday, Savory On 02/09/2017 6 Comments

I hope today is the day you make tongue and I really hope it’s because of this recipe! I grew up eating tongue all the time (see my… Read More »

Coconut Malabi with Grapefruit Curd

In Candy, Dessert, Fruit, Gluten Free, Sweet On 02/03/2017 2 Comments

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you definitely know all about my pop-up dinner collaboration with Chef Bryan Gryka, Executive Chef at Milt’s BBQ for the Perplexed… Read More »

Roasted Purple Cabbage

In Diet, Dinner, Gluten Free, Healthy Choices, Savory, The Basics On 01/29/2017 1 Comment

Did you know that you could roast purple cabbage and it would look THIS good??? I love that you can serve it as a side dish or even… Read More »