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Israeli-Chocolate-Rugelach on a white plate

Israeli Chocolate Rugelach

While classic Rugelach is made with a flaky, buttery dough, Israeli Chocolate Rugelach uses a dough incorporating yeast. This dough creates a softer, bread-like texture

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Pumpkin Challah Bread on white cloth

Pumpkin Challah Bread

Challah is a bread that’s near and dear to my heart. So just about every Friday, I make Challah. Sure, I can buy loaves of

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Carrot salad in a white bowl

Israeli Carrot Salad

Mezze, meaning ‘small dishes’ in Arabic, is a culinary tradition that celebrates the art of sharing. These appetizers, salads (like my Israeli Carrot Salad), and

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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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challah-with-honey

Challah with Honey

Challah is a traditional Jewish bread that is typically enjoyed on Sabbath and holidays. One of the most iconic variations of Challah is round Challah

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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 Tabbouleh Salad on a white plate

Rosh Hashanah Tabbouleh Salad

Rosh Hashanah Tabbouleh Salad is a delightful and refreshing dish that can be a wonderful addition to holiday gatherings or any special occasion. Rosh Hashanah

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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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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

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spinach pomegranate salad in a white bowl

Spinach Pomegranate Salad

Craving more salads? Check out my Pearl Couscous Israeli Salad, Rosh Hashanah Tabbouleh Salad, and Summer Corn Salad. Why You’ll Love Spinach Pomegranate Salad? Ingredients

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Pearl Couscous Israeli Salad in a white bowl

Pearl Couscous Israeli Salad

Pearl Couscous Israeli Salad is a delightful medley of flavors and textures, combining the unique nuttiness of pearl couscous with the freshness of tomatoes, cucumber,

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4 Mediterranean Pita breads on a white paper

Mediterranean Pita bread

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

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falafel snitzel with lemon on a white plate

Falafel Schnitzel

Falafel and schnitzel are two popular dishes from different culinary traditions. Falafel is a Middle Eastern dish made from ground chickpeas or fava beans mixed

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