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Lemon Poppyseed Hamentashen

by Shoshana on February 28, 2014 · 8 comments

My oldest son is a great help when I am trying to brainstorm fun ideas for new recipes. He has a great sense of flavors and isn’t shy about asking for crazy or over the top combinations. When I asked him what flavor hamentashen I should make this year his answer was a resounding “poppy”. […]

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Fun with Mike and Ikes

by Shoshana on October 2, 2013 · 4 comments

Now that the fall holidays are over and the baby is almost two months old (when did that happen!) I am hoping to carve out a bit more time for blogging again. Since time is a bit on the short side these days I wanted to jump back into the swing of things with some […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Filled Hamentashen

by Shoshana on February 21, 2013 · 12 comments

Sometimes I get a recipe idea in my head and I just can’t let it go until I get it right. That is what happened with these hamentashen. I was trying to think of new creative hamentashen ideas to post this year and the first thing that popped into my mind was “chocolate chip cookie […]

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Pecan Pie Hamentashen

by Shoshana on February 14, 2013 · 12 comments

Pecan Pie is one of my favorite desserts. I love the sweet buttery custard and the crunch of the pecans offset by a perfectly flaky crust. In fact I love all forms of sticky pecan desserts. Pecan bars, pecan tarts, sticky bun french toast, the sweet sugar and crunch nuts get me every time. That […]

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Gingerbread Dreidels

by Shoshana on November 28, 2012 · 7 comments

Now that Thanksgiving has passed I can fully embrace the flavors of the Christmas season. Now I know I am a nice Jewish girl who has no business looking forward to Christmas songs playing on the radio, but I do. And it is all because of the desserts. See here is the thing. Many of […]

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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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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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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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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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