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EST. 2011 BY LIZ RUEVEN
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

KuKu Sabzi Brings Greens to the Passover Table

KuKu Sabzi Brings Greens to the Passover Table

I assisted Chef Susan Barocas with the third in a series of kosher pop-up restaurant style dinners* I've curated in my hometown in CT this week. Our friendship is rooted in co-chairing the Hazon Food Conference last summer. It's now sealed by our shvitzing together in the kitchen as we cooked through two sol...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Cherry Cardamom Hamantaschen Sweeten Purim

Cherry Cardamom Hamantaschen Sweeten Purim

Hamtaschen, the triangular cookie treats we eat on the holiday of Purim, are no longer just the classic versions we knew as kids. Sure, it's still easy to find these traditional treats with raspberry, apricot, prune and poppy seed fillings. And we haven't stopped loving them. But I'm more curious about why...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Lemon Hamantaschen with Swiss Meringue Swirls

Lemon Hamantaschen with Swiss Meringue Swirls

The two things all hamantaschen have in common are their triangular shape and some sort of filling nestled inside cookie walls. Some like 'em sweet and jammy with a crisp exterior. Others love flavored doughs (yes to all chocolate or anything flecked with herbs) as a starting point for imaginative Purim treat...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Soup Dumplings (Kreplach) with Minced Brisket

Soup Dumplings (Kreplach) with Minced Brisket

We prepared homemade kreplach in my kitchen in honor of Purim this week!

Kreplach are the darling dumplings of Ashkenazic Jewish cuisine that most of us don't bother to prepare anymore. I remember slurping them from my Nanny's glistening chicken soup almost 40 years ago.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Chocolate Glazed Hamantaschen Inspired by Southern Citrus

Chocolate Glazed Hamantaschen Inspired by Southern Citrus

Hamantaschen, the three sided Purim cookies that have undergone playful re-makes in the last few years, are ripe for your personal imprint.

Innovators and home baking creatives seek new ways to improve the cookie dough (better texture, more pronounced flavor, rainbow stripes!) and bring new life to...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Celebrate with Chocolate Halva Hamantaschen

Celebrate with Chocolate Halva Hamantaschen

Welcome guest blogger, Amy Kritzer! When I asked Amy if she had a tempting hamantaschen recipe for Purim 2016 she shared this recipe with chocolate and tehini at the center of this holiday cookie. Read on to see how Amy shines as she puts new twists on traditional Jewish baking: Back in college, I was a...

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Falafel Stuffed Hamantaschen

Falafel Stuffed Hamantaschen

We're switching it up and baking savory hamantaschen for our Purim celebration next week. And  it couldn't be any easier. 11514...

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Perfect Hamantaschen Dough

The Perfect Hamantaschen Dough

It's a little early, I know. But the weekend is fast approaching and with it comes an opportunity to commit to mastering the most whimsical of all baked goods: Hamantaschen! So when Sarah Lasry posted a little preview of what I'll be posting here NEXT week, our friend Shushy over at Cooking in Heels flippe...

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Hamantaschen High and Low (For You and the Kiddos)

Hamantaschen High and Low (For You and the Kiddos)

Lots of laughter, wild costumes, and of course, the re-telling of the Purim victory tale, are all part of the Purim celebration. The hamantaschen, triangular cookies filled with jam, are always a key component. And while I've seen these favorite cookies in bakeries at other times of the year, nothing signa...

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Peanut Butter and Jelly Hamantaschen and Spring Cookie Give-Away

Peanut Butter and Jelly Hamantaschen and Spring Cookie Give-Away

Lil' Miss Cakes (aka Melissa Kaye) has outdone herself by creating peanut butter and jelly hamantaschen! 11926...