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Pomegranate Tarts

by Shoshana on September 15, 2014 · 4 comments

After apples and honey, pomegranates are  one of the most ubiquitous foods on the Rosh Hashana table.  Because the pomegranate has so many seeds it is a symbol of plenty. On Rosh Hashana we state the hope “that our merits increase like (the seeds of) a pomegranate” in the coming year. I always try to incorporate […]

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Cranberry Pear Tart

by Shoshana on December 31, 2013 · 10 comments

Whenever I walk into a bakery and see the glistening beauty of a French fruit tart I always think of my mom. Our birthday tradition when I was growing up was to serve breakfast in bed to the person who has having the birthday. We would all pile into the bed an enjoy breakfast together […]

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Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Tart

by Shoshana on March 18, 2013 · 14 comments

One of my favorite flavor combinations is raspberry and chocolate. The sweet/tart quality of the raspberry perfectly cuts through richness of the chocolate making for a wonderfully balanced dessert. This is especially important with parve baking. It is easy to make intensely rich parve desserts but it is a bit more difficult to make desserts […]

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Meyer Lemon Raspberry Tart

by Shoshana on April 2, 2012 · 0 comments

This year I finally made a Passover tart crust that I think is good enough to serve. I have tried various crusts over the years, but they all have tasted too “pesach-y” to me so didn’t want to use them. This year I decided to use some of the ratios and methods I use in […]

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Coconut Chocolate Ganache Tartletts

by Shoshana on January 18, 2012 · 3 comments

Over the past few months I have been playing around in the kitchen trying to perfect my parve pie crust recipe. I have been using different recipe ratios, with different fats and a variety of methods, and am slowly narrowing in on what I think is my perfect pie crust. In my mind the perfect […]

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Cherry Linzertorte

by Shoshana on February 23, 2011 · 4 comments

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S’more Tart

by Shoshana on July 2, 2010 · 16 comments

As I am sure everyone has noticed there has been a shortage of posting around here lately. Things have been a bit hectic to say the least. Between packing up to move and driving cross country (with a two year old) there hasn’t been much time for anything. I am hoping to get back to […]

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