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egg in a bagel

Egg In a Bagel Hole

Say hello to your new favorite breakfast! These baked eggs in a bagel hole are easy to prepare, and everyone in your family will love

banana muffins on a cooling rack

Healthy Banana Muffins

Full disclaimer: I am not a fan of bananas, but I make banana muffins for my kids every now and then. These muffins turn out

Raisin and Cinnamon Challah with a white tea towel

Raisin and Cinnamon Challah

In honor of Dr. Richard (Rick) Thurmer R.I.PA few years ago, before face masks, social distancing, and stockpiling toilet papers… Do you remember those days?

Matzo Granola in a jar

Matzo Granola

This matzo granola is so good, and a great way to use those matzo leftovers. The crumbled matzo replaces the typical rolled oats and becomes

Acai bowl topped with banana kiwi pineapple

Acai Bowl

I Don’t remember exactly when I became obsessed with Acai bowls (pronounced “ah-sah-ee”). Maybe it was after my friend Patricia gifted me the book “Bountiful

salmon bites on cucumber

Smoked Salmon Bites

These delicious party bites take 5 minutes to make and soooo good! Get all the ingredients ready ahead of time and put them together just

avocado on toast and chili on the side

Avocado on Toast

You can never go wrong with avocado toast! Creamy avocado spread on toasted fresh bread is one of my favorite quick meals or snacks. It

Chocolate Babka

Babka is a sweet, buttery yeast bread. One of the things I really can’t resist is fresh and warm chocolate babka. Each bite takes me

Khachapuri Shakshuka

I just love a good bread! And this recipe combines two of my favorite dishes – Khachapuri (Georgian cheese bread) and Shakshuka (poached eggs in

Sabich- The Ultimate Sandwich

October began in the shadow of the pandemic.We first built a lovely and small Sukkah, a Sukkah that is just enough for our social capsule.

Chunky Monkey Bread Pudding

You can’t beat a sweet, creamy, and soft bread when it comes to an easy brunch dish. A delicious way to use up leftover Challah or

Sweet Potatoes Bread Pudding

This bread dish is the kind of thing I crave on Saturday mornings. A delicious way to use up leftover Challah or bread. It makes

Cheese Bourekas Spirals

Cheese Bourekas Spirals

I love making Bourekas with Phyllo dough. I’ll devour any filling there is- potatoes, spinach, mushrooms, but this cheese filling is my absolute favorite. It

granola in a jar

Super Easy Granola

What a pleasure, to start your day with a delicious bowl of homemade granola! And it’s easy to make, I mean if you ever asked

Asparagus Pastry Twists

One of the reasons I love puff pastry is that it is such a great way to make an easy but elegant appetizer. Asparagus pastry

Labaneh dip on a plate

Labaneh

Labaneh is the Middle Eastern version of cream cheese, and making it is simple! You need a quality full-fat yogurt and a cheesecloth. Feeling fancy?

Knotted Bread Rolls on a plate

Knotted Bread Rolls

When I was a kid, my favorite time of the day was lunch break (and when the bell rang at 3:00 pm). Every day for

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baked cauliflower

Cauliflower in Yogurt

I feel like cauliflower made a comeback in recent years. Gone are the days of cauliflower being the sad veggie.  From whole roasted and Pizza

Tzimmes Cake

Tzimmes Cake

Tzimmes is a sweet stew often served on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish new year). It is one of those Jewish foods that has so many

Quinoa Salad in a bowl

Easy Quinoa Salad

Whether you already love quinoa or don’t cook it often, this will become your new go-to salad. Quinoa is a great base for salads because