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Energy Bites

by Shoshana on November 3, 2012 · 11 comments

This week my thoughts and prayers have been with all of the people affected by Hurricane Sandy as they try to put their lives back together. I am going to be participating in a food blogging event on Thursday bringing people together in support of those affected by the storm, so please check back then […]

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Ganache Filled Pecan Cookies

by Shoshana on April 4, 2012 · 21 comments

Several years ago my husband and I worked in the kitchen at the Seminary. While the food in the regular cafeteria at the Seminary was always pretty good, it was fun to work the fancy catered meals and see what delicious things the chef would come up with. One thing that was often served at […]

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Shoshana on March 26, 2012 · 8 comments

When I was a growing up I never felt deprived on Passover. Quite the opposite in fact. In an effort to make sure the kids didn’t feel like Passover was too much of a hardship my normally health conscious mother would fill the pantry with all kinds of sweets and treats we didn’t usually get […]

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S’more Hamentashen

by Shoshana on March 4, 2012 · 57 comments

This past week many of my evenings have been filled with hamentashen. This year I need to make somewhere between twenty and twenty four dozen hamentashen so the freezer has been my friend. I have been baking about five doezen a night and stashing them in my freezer so I will be ready for next […]

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Tu B’Shevat Macarons

by Shoshana on February 8, 2012 · 3 comments

Today is Tu B’shevat, the Jewish new year of the trees, this year. As a child we always planted a new tree in the backyard every year on Tu B’Shevat and now that we live in California I am continuing that tradition with my children. Last year we planted concord grape vines and this year […]

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Amazing Sugar Cookies

by Shoshana on January 28, 2012 · 8 comments

Sugar cookies are the little black dress of baking. They can be dressed up with fancy frosting or left plain to fit any occasion. Just like the little black dress it is the accessorizing that really makes them shine. That is why it is always important to have a great sugar cookie recipe in your […]

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Shoshana on November 28, 2011 · 5 comments

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Forgotten Surprise Cookies

by Shoshana on April 24, 2011 · 5 comments

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Flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

by Shoshana on April 21, 2011 · 5 comments

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Chocolate Almond Toffee Cookies

by Shoshana on April 5, 2011 · 9 comments

It seems like these days it is hard for me to find the time (or motivation) to make big elaborate desserts. Some days I get as far as standing at the kitchen counter looking at the ingredient list when the sheer number of steps needed to go from a pantry full of ingredients to a […]

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Gluten-Free Hamentashen

by Shoshana on March 3, 2011 · 8 comments

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