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Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas are flaky, buttery, crispy miniature cheese pies made from puff pastry. They are great as a savory snack, an appetizer, or even for

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round challah with honey

Round Spiral Challah

(Also Known As Turban Challah) Challah is the most iconic and uniquely Jewish food. It is a rich braided bread served on Shabbat and holidays.

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a bowl with watermelon cubes and feta cheese

Watermelon Salad

A surprising yet delicious combination of sweetness and saltiness. This salad is so light and refreshing, perfect for hot summer days. If you love all

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Eclair Cake

Eclair Cake

Éclair cakes are one of my favorite childhood treats. It is one of the easiest no-bake desserts and the most addictive cake ever. It’s made

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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

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a slice of kugel on a white plate

Sweet Cheese Kugel

Kugel is a Jewish dish similar to a casserole or pudding. There are many kinds of kugels, sweet and savory. Growing up my grandfather used

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Fattoush salad in a bowl

Fattoush Salad

ck}This Fattoush Salad recipe is so good! A classic Middle Eastern salad and one of my all-time favorites. The signature and most important ingredient is

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cake with chocolate Ganash

Best Cake Ever

Did you know that if you google “best cake ever”, you’ll get over 7.5 million results?! There are plenty of claims for the best cake

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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

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hallumi salad

Halloumi Salad

This is one of my favorite salads to order when we visit Israel, and it’s also easy to throw together and make at home. The

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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?

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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

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Greek salad in a white bowl

Greek Salad

You can never have too many salad recipes, right? Especially when they are so delicious and easy to make. To make this salad all you

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Most Popular Recipes

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies on a white plate

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s pumpkin season, and that makes me extremely happy. I love everything pumpkin! These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are soft and chewy with loads of

Potato Wedges with ketchup

Potato Wedges

I remember the first time I ate at McDonald‘s. It may not sound exciting today, but in the early 1990s, the chain had not yet

Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Don’t tell anyone, but I think I like this better than the real thing. This vegetarian chopped liver tastes fantastic. You won’t miss the meat.