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One-Bowl Apple Cake on a white plate with powdered sugar

One-Bowl Apple Cake

I love making this One-Bowl Apple Cake for Rosh Hashanah and for breaking the Yom Kippur fast.  More recipes for Rosh Hashanah? Try my Challah

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Israeli Chocolate Balls on a white paper

Israeli Chocolate Balls

This is a variation of my Chocolate Biscuit Balls recipe. It’s a very nostalgic recipe from a cookbook for kids that was very popular in

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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). Tahini Swirl

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Rosh Hashanah rolled Cookies with powdered sugar

Rosh Hashanah Cookies

Share the love and tradition as you enjoy these delectable Rosh Hashanah Cookies with family and friends, embracing the sweetness of the New Year together.

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Chocolate Tahini Cake on a white plate sliced

Chocolate Tahini Cake

One of the many reasons I love tahini is its incredible versatility. In baking, we often turn to familiar ingredients like butter and oil to

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baked cheesecake on a plate with cherries on top

Baked Shavuot Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my absolute guilty pleasure treat. I can literally eat an entire cake (don’t ask me how I know). If you’ve felt intimidated by

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cheese blintz on a white plate

Sweet Cheese Blintzes

Sweet cheese blintzes are a treat that can be enjoyed for breakfast, brunch, or dessert. I make them at least once a year for the

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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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a pile of Toffee Matzo Brittle with sprinkles

Toffee Matzo Brittle

This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth when you need a Kosher for Passover treat. With just five simple ingredients and some

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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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watermelon salad with feta and mint on a white plate

Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

Why You’ll Love Mediterranean Watermelon Salad? Ingredients Overview  *The full recipe is in the recipe card below! Watermelon: The star ingredient of the salad, watermelon

hummus on a plate with egg

Simple Hummus Recipe

Is there any busy parent who isn’t looking for cooking shortcuts? I’m going to say no. We’ve all been there when it seems almost impossible

dates dipped in chocolate with crushed peanuts

Healthy Snickers Bars

Try these healthy homemade Healthy Snickers Bars when you need a sweet craving after dinner or want something sweet in the afternoon. I swear it