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vegan hamantachen on a plate with powdered sugar

Vegan Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen are sweet triangle-shaped cookies that Jews enjoy during the holiday of Purim. They are also great for gifting and a staple in our Purim

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Flourless Passover Brownies on a white paper

Flourless Passover Brownies

Whether you’re observing Passover or just looking for a tasty dessert recipe, these brownies are sure to please! These flourless brownies are the perfect dessert

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Purim Basket (Mishloach Manot)

Purim Basket (Mishloach Manot)

Besides gifting friends and neighbors, I also participate in the exchange of local and national Israeli Purim baskets. These baskets or packages are filled with homemade

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3 Hanukkah donuts

Baked Hanukkah Donuts

Homemade Baked Hanukkah Donuts coated with chocolate frosting. You are probably asking yourself what makes them special for Hanukkah? And the answer is the SPRINKLES!

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Star of David Pretzels with sprinkles on a white paper

Star of David Pretzels

These adorable Star of David Pretzels are perfect when you don’t have a ton of time but want to make something cute and festive. They’re

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Hanukkah Gelt Cookies on a white paper

Hanukkah Gelt Cookies

These Hanukkah Gelt Cookies are the best way to use up all that Hannukah Gelt! I stir it into a simple cookie dough that can

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Leek Patties on a white plate

Leek Patties

Sephardic Jews call them Keftes de Prasa, and traditionally they are served on Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah, and Passover. Often made with meat and deep fried,

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hanukkah chocolate bark in a pile

Hanukkah Chocolate Bark

This easy Hanukkah Chocolate Bark Recipe is SO easy to make, and everyone loves it. This chocolate bark has only three simple ingredients – white

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Cheese Bourekas

Cheese Bourekas

They’re so easy to make, bake, and share. Traditionally in Israel, cheese Bourekas are shaped into triangles and non-dairy Bourekas are shaped into squares. This

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tzimmes -carrots and pruns on a golden plate

Tzimmes

This sweet dish of stewed root vegetables and fruits is a massive family favorite for us. We can’t get enough of the honey glaze with

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Asparagus Pastry Twists on parcment paper

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

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding in a white bowl

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

Do you ever have a loaf of bread sitting around a day too long? This is the perfect opportunity to use it. I am always

Chocolate Peanut-Date Bark in a pile

Chocolate Peanut-Date Bark

This simple and delicious treat is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth, and it’s a great gift for friends and family. In this blog post,

baked cheesecake on a plate with cherries on top

Baked Shavuot Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my absolute guilty pleasure treat. I can literally eat an entire cake (don’t ask me how I know). If you’ve felt intimidated by