Posts Tagged ‘cooking’

Molly on the Range

Molly Yeh’s fabulous blog, My Name is Yeh, caught my attention back in 2013 when I first started blogging. I was thrilled to feature Molly in one of my first blog posts, and the yummy Asian Challah I included in that post is still a family favorite. Molly’s blog has gone on to receive all sorts of awards, and…

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Sweet Noshings

Avocado latke breakfast tacos, chai tea challah, apple beet charoset, Manischewitz ice cream, drunken honey pomegranate whisky cake: Amy Kritzer spins classic Jewish dishes like no one else. Amy always loved cooking with her Bubbe Eleanor. After Eleanor sent Amy hundreds of her beloved recipes, she set a goal to make one recipe each week, adding her…

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Israel Eats

Israel Eats is a delicious compilation of stories, recipes, and stunning photographs of Israel’s food culture. It’s a gorgeous coffee table book and one of my new favorite cookbooks. Steven Rothfeld, a world-class photographer, spent several months traveling through Israel to explore the vibrant food scene. The locals guided him from one great restaurant to…

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Susie Fishbein Brings It Home

My Susie Fishbein books have been with me since the kids were little. They are all marked up—pages doggie-eared and food-stained on recipes I’ve made over and over again through the years: Beef and Broccoli Lo Mien, French Toast Sticks, Breaded Cauliflower, and Carrot Muffins just to name a few. Now my kids are teenagers,…

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Hot Bread Kitchen

I first discovered Hot Bread Kitchen at the Union Square Farmer’s Market in New York many years ago. The breads were beautiful and unlike any I had ever seen. The challah hot dog buns and warm, flaky Moroccan M’Smen flatbread caught my eye immediately. I ate the delicious flatbread right away and bought ½ dozen…

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Modern Jewish Cooking

 I’ve been a big fan of Leah Koenig for years.  From Za’atar Burgers to Chocolate Pomegranate Gushers to a Moroccan Chanukah dinner, I can always count on Leah not only for great recipes, but also for new twists on traditional favorites. Leah writes for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Epicurious, CHOW,…

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Poppy Seed Pie for Purim

Every year a few weeks before Purim I start to feel a little Jewish guilt. I don’t particular enjoy making hamantaschens, and since the kids started middle school, I stopped making them altogether. Truth be told, I don’t really have much patience for making any sort of cookies.  I’d also love for the kids to celebrate…

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