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Rosalach Cookies in an orange bowl

Rosalach Cookies

A few years ago, I learned about a new type of cookie – Rosalach (also spelled Rozalach), in Hebew רוזלך. They may look like Rugalach,

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black and white cookies on a white paper

Black and White Cookies

I was first introduced to Black and White Cookies on the Seinfeld television sitcom. In one of the episodes (the dinner party), Jerry and Elaine

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Mandel Bread cookies on a tray

Mandel Bread

Mandel Bread is a delicious twice-baked Jewish cookie similar to Biscotti. These cookies are perfect for when you’re in the mood for something sweet. Sometimes,

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Tahini Swirl Brownies with tahini on the side

Tahini Swirl Brownies

Tahini Swirl Brownies are a favorite in our house. They are fudgy, dense, rich, and studded with a tahini swirl (my Mediterranean touch). With just

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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

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Halvah Truffles on a golden plate

Halvah Truffles

If you have been following me for a while, you probably know by now that I am obsessed with Tahini. I use it pretty much

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Shortbread Tahini Bars stack

Shortbread Tahini Bars

Melt in your mouth Shortbread Tahini Bars with a delicious crumble on top! You won’t finish saying “Abracadabra” before they are gone, like magic! I

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Tahini Date Turtles date with 3 pecans

Tahini Date Turtles

If you’re a fan of a quick and simple recipe that is still out of this world delicious, then you’re going to love my Tahini

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Most Popular Recipes

Chocolate Caramel Matzo Brittle

Chocolate Caramel Matzo is the Passover dessert winner! What can be better than buttery caramel and melted chocolate? Consider yourself warned; this stuff is dangerously

The Ultimate Birthday Cake

I really enjoy making personalized birthday cakes for my kids. But the basic recipe is always the same: chocolate cake. I’ll take chocolate cake in