Category holiday

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I hope you’re all surrounded by love this Valentine’s Day, whether it’s a significant other, friends, family, or pets. I’ll be surrounding myself with chocolate – including these brownies. Can’t complain! I just used my Marble Brownie recipe, and added a bit of food coloring to the cheesecake layer. Food coloring is a really easy […]

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Peppermint Swirl Brownies

Happy holidays,  everyone! Here’s a seasonal twist on a personal favorite of mine. Some of you might remember the time I made marble brownies. (BTW – you should definitely make those as-is, if you haven’t already.) I was inspired by both that recipe, and my love of all things chocolate and mint at this time of […]

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Cheese Latkes

I’m literally eating these for breakfast as I type this. It’s not  a breakfast recipe, per se, but they are pancakes, and I wanted to give them a whirl. I’m drooling to think how great they’d taste with brisket. I came across this recipe on Kosherista while I was looking for new Passover recipes to […]

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Matzah Brei

Another Passover classic is matzah brei, which is a breakfast dish along the lines of french toast. My mom always made this for us growing up, and it’s quite tasty, as well as easy to make. You can serve it either sweet or savory, and for this breakfast I opted to top it with some […]

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Traditional Charoset

So it’s Passover, and I’ve been remiss in posting recipes appropriate to this particular holiday. Specifically associated with the seder, charoset is actually a wonderful salsa of sorts that can be scooped up and eaten on matzah. While its purpose at the seder is to represent the mortar with which Jews built the bricks while […]

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter, everyone 🙂 I made some deviled eggs (I use yellow mustard, mayo, pepper, salt, and garlic powder in the yolk), and used teeny sliced carrots for the beak/nose, and some roasted chiles for the eyes. You could also use olives, but I didn’t have any! To get the eggs to stand upright, use […]

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Easter and Passover ideas

Easter and Passover coincide once again this year, so if you’re going to a party that celebrates one or both of these holidays, I have a few treat ideas that will suit your needs. FOR EASTER Homemade Peeps – these are fairly easy to make, and the mistakes are just as tasty as the cute […]

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