Gluten-Free Chocolate Hamentaschen

Hamentaschen or “Haman’s Pockets” are the traditional dessert of Ashkenazi Jews on the holiday of Purim. Originally containing poppy seed filling in medieval Germany, it later became popular to fill the Hamentashen with prune filling. This tradition was started in 1731 to honor a Jewish prune jam merchant named David Brandeis. David was acquitted after being […]

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A New Jewish Mothers First Attempt at Christmas Cookies

My mother lives three blocks away from me. Her house is filled with artwork. There is a statue of Moses and the Ten commandments on her piano, she has a ceramic dreidel collection in the living room and her Sabbath candlesticks sit on a high shelf in her dining room. Naturally, this December I decided […]

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Thanksgiving knish

The Knish of Plenty: A Thanksgiving (Leftovers) Knish

Your Thanksgiving leftovers can make a delicious and savory knish

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Haman’s Ears Recipes

Recipes for making the Sephardic Purim treat known as Haman’s Ears (Orejas de Haman in Spanish or Oznei Haman in Hebrew).

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