Apple Butterscotch Mandelbrot

I have been doing apple everything this Rosh Hashanah: apple caramel challah, apple babka, apple butter, apple sauce, apples in my lokshen kugel. I had a bag of dried apple chunks and thought, what about apple mandelbrot? I whipped them up into mandelbrot and dipped it in melted butterscotch chips (rather than chocolate chips). I […]

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Sourdough Zucchini Bread

In my quest to put sourdough in everything I decided to try sourdough zucchini bread. It is zucchini season and I consider zucchini bread by far the best use of zucchinis (especially if there are chocolate chips in it). The recipe really isn’t so different than regular zucchini bread. It also isn’t any more difficult. […]

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Sourdough Pita

I am always looking for new sourdough recipes and sourdough has really found its way into all the breads I make. Sourdough pita is one example of that. It is delicious and not too much work (though as with all sourdoughs there is a bit of resting time). If you have a pizza stone cooking […]

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Asian-Inspired Matzah Balls

We have boxes of matzah meal in our pantry from Pesach and realistically I make it rarely, particularly in the summer when it feels too hot for soup. I decided to try something new with the matzah meal making matzah balls we could eat as an appetizer. I once tried Asian stuffed matzah balls but […]

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Coconut Vegetable Curry

I am not as confident of a cooker as I am of a baker (and I’m better at photographing baked goods) but this recipe is delicious. It has become a weeknight staple for us because it is healthy, tasty, and incredibly easy. It is done in 30 minutes max. Packed with vegetables of your choice, […]

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Healthy Magic Shell

My sophomore year of college a Pressed Juicery opened near Columbia. For the rest of college and pre-pandemic law school this became my go to lunch place when I didn’t pack a lunch and had to be on campus. I would get their freezes which are kind of like healthy ice cream and while they […]

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Graham Crackers

We do date night once a week and this week was my turn to choose what to do. I decided I wanted to do an indoor camping evening with s’mores (always up for quarantine activity ideas!). We did this once before back in April during Pesach but then instead of graham crackers we had matzah. […]

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Sourdough Bread

I have not bought bread since quarantine started back in March. Almost immediately making bread just seemed easier than going to grocery stores. Since then the process has become even easier. I make bread generally once a week and we have it every day. Growing up my Mom always made fresh bread. As a child […]

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Chocolate-Dipped Mandelbrot

I love Mandelbrot. It is similar to biscottis just with Ashkenazi origins instead of Italian ones and a slightly different texture. I believe both cookies are better when dipped in chocolate. These cookies remind me of childhood. When I was in grade school there was extra time between school ending and either my ballet class […]

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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

I had never tried pistachio salmon before and then last Fall it felt like pistachio crusted salmon was at every fancy event. I had it at Kiddushes, bridal showers, weddings. It was the culinary highlight of all of these events for me. I then began on the journey of recreating it at home. It took […]

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