Candy Cane Jo-Jo Brownies

December 26, 2013
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I absolutely adore grocery shopping. That is not to say that every trip to the store with kids in tow is a pleasure, but when I do manage to take a “store-cataion” (a store vacation, ie a trip to the store with only the baby so that no one is begging me for everything they […]

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Crispy Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

December 24, 2013
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Since it is cookie season I have been playing around with a bunch of different cookie recipes. These cookies are a bit different than most in that in addition to sweet caramel the layers of these cookies are made up of salty crunchy crackers. Like many people, I love the combination of sweet and salty. […]

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Gingerbread Caramel Corn

December 19, 2013
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As I have said many times before I absolutely adore the foods and flavors of the Christmas season. I would never let a small thing, like the fact that we don’t celebrate Christmas, keep me from filing my kitchen with all kinds of holiday treats and goodies. I turn my kitchen into a cookie and […]

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Eggnog Rice Pudding

December 16, 2013
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When I heard the theme for this month’s Kosher Connection roundup was comfort food I immediately knew what I wanted to make.  No dessert screams comfort food to me as much as rice pudding. Warm, creamy and soothing it is the perfect cool weather dessert, or even breakfast. Something about it just makes me feel […]

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Ginger Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

December 12, 2013
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Since December seems to be cookie month across the blogsphere, not that I am complaining, I  wanted to get in on the fun by posting some of my favorite cookie recipes. As a food blogger I am constantly experimenting with new recipes but I have to admit sometimes it is nice and comforting to just […]

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Cranberry Pear Mulled Wine

December 6, 2013
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The weather has finally turned colder here in Northern California. While I realize that cold for me here (high 30′s/low 40s when I take the kids to school in the morning) is nothing compared to the real winters I used to enjoy in New York, I still myself gravitating towards warm and comforting recipes now […]

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Caramel Apple Piescream Sandwiches

November 21, 2013
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The week leading up to Thanksgiving is all about pies. I am seeing all kinds of different interesting pie recipes pop up on pinterest, along with everyone’s tips for fool proof crusts. (In case you were wondering these are my favorite parve ones). I love making pies, and will be making plenty for Thanksgiving, but […]

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Cranberry Dreidels

November 18, 2013
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I absolutely adore cranberries in all forms. If I was forced to pick one element of the Thanksgiving meal that is my favorite I would definitely say it is the cranberry sauce. Every year we have least three different types of cranberry sauce on the table, sometimes more. When I started thinking about Thanksgivukkah mash […]

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Hot Tamale Snickerdoodles

November 12, 2013
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In keeping with my assertion that fall is the perfect season to enjoy cinnamon flavored treats I wanted to share another cinnamon dessert to enjoy throughout these fall months. Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies. They are perfect eaten by themselves, but are even better when paired with a nice mug of apple cider […]

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Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

November 6, 2013
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I love cooking seasonally. Finding the freshest foods of the season and turning them into luscious desserts is one of my favorite things to do. Whether that means strawberries in the spring or pumpkins in the fall, certain flavors  evoke the seasons in a truly perfect way. Many seasonal foods are based on the agriculture […]

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Pumpkin Pie Sufganiot

October 27, 2013
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Now that I’ve started making Thanksgivukkah recipes my mind keeps spinning with fun possibilities. These pumpkin pie filled sufganiot are my latest idea for a dessert to enjoy while celebrating the one in a lifetime confluence of Thanksgiving and Chanukkah. Classic sufganiot are my favorite chanukkah food, and I don’t even really like doughnuts all […]

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