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Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake

Easy and moist honey cake. A classic dessert for a sweet new year or the perfect treat to have with a cup of tea. It

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

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

smashed potatoes on parchment papaer

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

Roasted “Popcorn” Cauliflower

Roasted “Popcorn” Cauliflower

These are cauliflower bites baked in the oven instead of fried. So tasty! It’s super easy to make and totally customizable with your favorite seasonings.

mashed cauliflower in a blue bowl

Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower with sweet caramelized onions is the most delicious and creamy side dish. It’s irresistible! The cauliflower is a great substitute for potatoes if

pumpkin spread in a bowl

Tirshi (Pumpkin Salad-Spread)

Delicious salad-spread originally from Tunisia and Morocco. Great as an appetizer or as a side dish. I love to serve it on Friday’s dinner together

latkes on a white plate

Baked Sweet Potatoes Latkes

An easy recipe for very flavorful sweet potato latkes made with just a few ingredients. They are irresistible served hot with a big dollop of

baked sweet potatoes

Baked Delicious Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are an absolute staple in our house, my family absolutely loves them. With just a little bit of oil and spices, baked sweet

Orange Vegetables Soup

Orange Vegetables Soup

For as long as I can remember, summer has been my favorite time of year. I love the long, warm days. There is something about

Asparagus Pastry Twists

One of the reasons I love puff pastry is that it is such a great way to make an easy but elegant appetizer. Asparagus pastry

soda bread

Cheesy Soda Bread

I’ll sum it up for you: you are going to have fresh and yummy bread in an hour! Enjoy! All opinions are always 100% honest

whole rosted cauliflower

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

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

green beans in a white pan

Green Beans with Breadcrumbs

I am always happy to eat green beans. This recipe is a simple yet satisfying way to get your veggies in with minimal effort! Try

Knotted Bread Rolls on a plate

Knotted Bread Rolls

When I was a kid, my favorite time of the day was lunch break (and when the bell rang at 3:00 pm). Every day for

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Black bean burger with fries and ketchup

Black Bean Burger

When I was pregnant with my oldest, I had bizarre cravings, like cherry tomatoes. Weird. Another crazy craving was the black bean burger from a

two figures holding No- Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

There are many things I genuinely look forward to every Passover. Chocolate Matzo Cake is for sure at the top of my list. It’s an

soda bread

Cheesy Soda Bread

I’ll sum it up for you: you are going to have fresh and yummy bread in an hour! Enjoy! All opinions are always 100% honest

Alfajores Cookies

I have decided to share this recipe during the “nostalgic recipes week” of my blog. You are probably thinking to yourself: hey Rachel, you grew