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Cranberry Sauce on a Christmas table

Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays I didn’t celebrate growing up, but now I can’t imagine my life without them. So every year, I try

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Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Smashed Brussels Sprouts

Perfect Smashed Brussels Sprouts! This is my new favorite way to eat brussels sprouts. Simple enough for a midweek meal, and impressive enough for holiday

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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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tzimmes -carrots and pruns on a golden plate

Tzimmes

Tzimmes is the perfect way to round out your holiday dinner menu. It is so easy to make and yields such a delightful and impressive

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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

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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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Smashed Potatoes on parcment paper

Smashed Potatoes

The holiday of Lag Baomer is coming up this weekend. I loved to sit near the bonfire with my friends as a child, roasting potatoes

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower on parcment paper

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

It’s been more than a year of on-again, off-again lockdown restrictions, and quarantine fatigue. After spending spring break in Nevada, I am hungry for more

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baked potatoes

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are an easy side dish that goes with pretty much any meal! These roasted potatoes are lovely on weeknights and perfect for the

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Most Popular Recipes

Sweet Tahini Fudge cut into squares

Sweet Tahini Fudge

You won’t be able to resist this delicious fudge. So simple to make and … so good! A pure chocolaty and nutty treat! You will

Flourless Brownie on a plate with a fork

Flourless Brownies

These gooey chocolate brownies have a secret ingredient….shhhh, don’t tell anyone. Gluten-free and perfect for Passover! Be sure to serve with vanilla ice cream or

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