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Fig, Olive Oil, and Sea Salt Challah

by Shoshana on January 14, 2014 · 11 comments

This Thursday is Tu B’shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees. It is traditional to celebrate Tu B’shevat by planting trees and enjoying the seven species of fruits and grains of the Land of Israel mentioned in the Bible. This year our synagogue has a bunch of fun Tu B’shevat activities planned throughout shabbat, […]

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Candy Cane Jo-Jo Brownies

by Shoshana on December 26, 2013 · 10 comments

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

by Shoshana on December 24, 2013 · 11 comments

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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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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Red White and Blue Lollipops

by Shoshana on June 26, 2013 · 13 comments

With the Fourth of July right around the corner I have been playing around with a variety of red, white, and blue candies. A couple of years ago I made these fun flag lollipops, so this year I wanted to try something a little bit different. Lollipops are always a big hit with the kids […]

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A Better Pie Crust

by Shoshana on November 15, 2012 · 15 comments

With Thanksgiving next week it is¬†officially¬†pie season. I know that there are those who would argue with me, claiming that the middle of summer when fresh produce overflows the farmers market is the height of pie season. While I do love a great cherry pie at the peak of the season, pies don’t tend to […]

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