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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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black and white cookies on a white paper

Black and White Cookies

I was first introduced to Black and White Cookies on the Seinfeld television sitcom. In one of the episodes (the dinner party), Jerry and Elaine

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Mandel Bread cookies on a tray

Mandel Bread

Mandel Bread is a delicious twice-baked Jewish cookie similar to Biscotti. These cookies are perfect for when you’re in the mood for something sweet. Sometimes,

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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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Kasha Varnishkes in a white bowl

Kasha Varnishkes

Kasha Varnishkes is a classic Jewish comfort food, delicious, rich, and satisfying. I have honestly never met a person who doesn’t like pasta. I am

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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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egg in a bagel hole on a white parcment paper

Egg In a Bagel Hole

Say hello to your new favorite breakfast! These baked eggs in a bagel hole are easy to prepare, and everyone in your family will love

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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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Matzo Granola in a jar

Matzo Granola

This matzo granola is so good, and a great way to use those matzo leftovers. The crumbled matzo replaces the typical rolled oats and becomes

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Matzo Pizza on a white paper

Matzo Pizza

There’s more to Passover than just Seder Dinner. The best part; is Matzo (Matzah) pizza! No more boring Matzo. What is so great about it

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Passover Flatbread

Passover Flatbread

Passover is nearly here! Do you know what you’ll be cooking during the holiday? Cooking for Passover comes with its own unique set of challenges.

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shakshuka in a black pan with bread on the side

Shakshuka

Nothing says “good morning” like this Shakshuka Recipe. Shakshuka has been my family’s favorite breakfast for years. It is healthy, delicious, and a great way

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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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Halvah Cups

Peanut Butter cups are my kind of thing. Seriously, I always ask my kids to stock up on them on Halloween. I love the sweet

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

Chocolate salami

Chocolate Salami

There are certain things that stand out from my childhood, like my favorite music, certain TV shows, and many memories from our family vacations. But