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round spiral spelt challah

Spelt Challah

Looking for more baking ideas? Try my Double Chocolate Babka, Pumpkin Challah Bread, and Cinnamon Raisin Challah. What is Challah? Pronounced Challah/ḥallah, plural: challot/ḥalloth/khallos, Hebrew:

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sweet challah bread

Sweet Challah Bread

You might think baking your Challah can be too much of a hassle, but the truth is that baking Challah is a lot easier than

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double chocolate babka on a white paper

Double Chocolate Babka

Double Chocolate Babka is a sweet, yeast-leavened bread that originated in Eastern European Jewish cuisine. It is typically made with a rich, buttery dough filled

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mandel bread for passover cookies in a jar

Passover Mandel Bread

Mandel bread, also known as Mandelbrot, is a type of Jewish cookie similar to biscotti. Mandel bread is twice-baked, resulting in a crisp, crunchy texture

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4 Mediterranean Pita breads on a white paper

Mediterranean Pita bread

Making pita bread at home is a fun and rewarding experience that results in irresistible bread that is far superior to its store-bought counterpart. This

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Purim Cookies with chocolate and sprinkles

Cookies for Purim

Purim is a Jewish holiday that is celebrated with lots of food and sweets, including cookies! This year, I wanted to put together a special

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vegan hamantachen on a plate with powdered sugar

Vegan Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen are sweet triangle-shaped cookies that Jews enjoy during the holiday of Purim. They are also great for gifting and a staple in our Purim

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cut out butter cookies on a rack

Hanukkah Cookies

Hanukkah Cookies make the best gift for family & friends for any occasion. They are melt-in-your-mouth, insanely delicious cookies, and hold their shape beautifully! Get

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Hanukkah Gelt Cookies on a white paper

Hanukkah Gelt Cookies

These Hanukkah Gelt Cookies are the best way to use up all that Hannukah Gelt! I stir it into a simple cookie dough that can

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Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas

They’re so easy to make, bake, and share. Traditionally in Israel, cheese Bourekas are shaped into triangles and non-dairy Bourekas are shaped into squares. This

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No Bake Israeli Biscuit Cheesecake on a white plate

No Bake Shavuot Cheesecake

This easy dessert does not take long to prepare, but it definitely needs time to set. Make it the night before you need to serve

4 Mediterranean Pita breads on a white paper

Mediterranean Pita bread

Making pita bread at home is a fun and rewarding experience that results in irresistible bread that is far superior to its store-bought counterpart. This

Homemade Berries- Chia Jam

I love homemade jams, especially when it is so easy to make, like in this recipe. Unlike traditional canned jam, this recipe comes together in

Purim Basket (Mishloach Manot)

Purim Basket (Mishloach Manot)

Besides gifting friends and neighbors, I also participate in the exchange of local and national Israeli Purim baskets. These baskets or packages are filled with homemade