Lemon Poppy Seed Cookies

June 18, 2014
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As much as I love making big complicated desserts, I find that lately when I ponder what dessert to make I tend to turn towards something simpler, like cookies. They are easy to keep in the freezer and make a great for a last minute treat. Also, summer doesn’t feel like the time for complicated […]

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Gluten-free Lemon Bars

June 10, 2014
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I have been making a lot of gluten-free lemon bars lately. Every week I ask my son what gluten-free shabbat treat he would like for synagogue and almost every week he answers “lemon bars.” Occasionally he asks for lemon cupcakes, but usually it is lemon bars. This is the same kid who has asked for […]

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Chocolate Caramel Cups

June 1, 2014
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There are some types of recipes that are very easy to make dairy-free. Some (like marshmallows, my favorite) don’t require dairy at all. Others (like many cookies) only need simple substitution of ingredients and you have a delicious dairy-free version of your favorite treat. Then there are recipes that are much much more difficult. A […]

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Want More than Just Desserts?

May 28, 2014
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Today I am excited to announce that I am launching a new blog. The new blog, Paleo Kosher Kitchen, focuses on food that is utterly satisfying , wholesome, natural, and truly provides us the fuel we need to feel our best. While I will always have a passion for sweet treats, like all the ones […]

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Cake Batter Cookie Dough Brownies

May 26, 2014
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Ever since making those amazing cake batter oreo bars earlier this week I have had cake batter on the brain. There is something about eating cake batter flavored treats that makes me feel like smiling. The flavor evokes great memories of licking the beaters while baking and that just makes me happy. I have to […]

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Cake Batter Oreo Cookie Bars

May 23, 2014
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Even though my kids have a couple more weeks of school it is already starting to feel a lot like summer. We can stop at the fruit stand on the way home from school to get local stone fruit (and my kitchen looks a murder scene from all the cherries I have been pitting to […]

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Veggie Muffins

May 21, 2014
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I’m sure it comes as no surprise that I will jump at any opportunity to bake. I try to keep our freezer stocked at all times with an assortment of baked goods or cookie dough ready to use so that I am prepared for a last minute bakesale or shiva call. Now that my son […]

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Gluten-free Whole Grain Blueberry Muffins

May 16, 2014
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Since May is Celiac awareness month it seemed like a good opportunity to post a few more of our favorite gluten-free recipes. These blueberry muffins (adapted from the uber talented gluten-free girl) are always a huge hit. They are hearty and filling without being heavy, and are the perfect portable snack. I love light and […]

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Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

May 9, 2014
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Even though my mom is not the kind of woman who loves everything pink (her color is purple) there is something about planning an elegant Mothers’ Day brunch that makes me want to make pretty pink cupcakes for dessert. These strawberry lemonade cupcakes are perfect for an elegant brunch, an afternoon tea party, or really […]

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Frozen Limonana

May 5, 2014
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Today is Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, so I decided to share my favorite Israeli drink, frozen Limonana. Since we tend to go to Israel in the summers it is always hot and a cool refreshing drink is the perfect treat.  Frozen Limonana is is my absolute favorite. There is nothing more refreshing than tangy lemonade and spearmint […]

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

April 29, 2014
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I finally have gotten my kitchen back in order after Passover. I always do the change over before Passover very efficiently but in changing back it usually takes more than a week to slowly return the pantries to their pre-passover state. As I pack the last of the Passover stuff away for the year I […]

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