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Passover Sponge Cake With Apples

This is a traditional light Passover sponge cake with a surprise-ripples of cinnamon-sprinkled apple slices running through the cake. My...

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Almond Macaroons

I find home-baked macaroons much more enticing and flavorful than packaged ones. At the cooking school in Paris where I studied, I learn...

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Classic Matzo Brei

This breakfast favorite, also known as fried matzo with eggs, could be considered a Passover version of French toast because many dip th...

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Apple-Cinnamon Noodle Kugel with Sour Cream

This scrumptious kugel makes a delightful dairy entree for Shavuot. Delicately sweet and rich in flavor, it’s also great for Sunday brun...

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Raspberry Sauce

This ruby-red classic sauce is the favorite sweet sauce of European chefs. It is wonderful with cheesecake, such as White Chocolate Chee...

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Noodle Kugel with Carrots and Apples

Noodle kugel has long been a treasured accompaniment on our family’s before-the-fast dinner menu. Many people make their noodle kugel wi...

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Classic Potato Latkes

This is my mother’s potato latke recipe. I have already published it in a previous cookbook but since everyone is always asking for the r...

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Old-Fashioned Applesauce

Like many good cooks, my mother makes applesauce this way, for Hanukkah or any time. All the parts of the apple, including the peel and c...

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Chunky French Applesauce

In our house this applesauce is the favorite topping for potato and sweet potato latkes. In France some call this mixture apple compote, ...

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Chopped Liver the Way My Mother Makes It

This is a most popular appetizer in Jewish cooking and can be found in almost every deli. But it’s very easy to make at home. The secret ...

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Chicken in the Pot, Yemenite Style

In many Yemenite families the midday meal during the week often revolves around a big pot of golden, aromatic chicken soup. This is a fl...

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Sabbath Soup

Since some people prefer their chicken soup with noodles, while others like matzo balls, one solution is to serve both. Then you really h...

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My Mother’s Matzo Balls

These kneidelach are light and easy to prepare. The secret to having them light, tender, and fluffy is to keep the batter soft by adding ...

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Baked Gefilte Fish

Baking is a popular way to cook gefilte fish. It’s easier because you don’t have to poach it in fish stock. When baked, gefilte fish has...

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Basic Tzimmes

Tzimmes is the Yiddish term for a casserole of sweet vegetables and dried fruit. It’s a favorite for most holidays, especially Rosh Hash...

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Basic Challah Dough

Use these ingredients for preparing a basic challah dough by hand, by mixer, or by food processor, following the methods described below.

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Large Challah

This beautiful challah is sprinkled with both poppy and sesame seeds. It is best baked on a baking sheet so the heat penetrates evenly. ...

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Round Rosh Hashanah Challah

The traditional challah to celebrate the Jewish New Year is often sweeter than usual and round in shape. Actually, it is a spiral mounde...

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Holiday Honey Challah

Honey gives this challah a distinctive pleasing flavor. The dough is a little stickier than most bread doughs and takes a bit longer to ...

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Apricot-Pecan Challah

Braiding a challah, then curving it and joining the two ends makes it into a beautiful braided crown or wreath. This one contains pecans...

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Walnut Challah

Walnuts are a favorite accent in Ashkenazic yeast doughs, and this rich challah contains plenty of them. Taste a few walnuts before usin...

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Egg Bagels

Homemade bagels are easy to make. They taste great and have a wonderful aroma as they bake. They will not be as perfectly shaped as comm...

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Israeli Doughnuts

For many Israeli children soofganiyot, or doughnuts without holes, are the most anticipated Hanukkah treat. During Hanukkah they are ever...

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Soofganiyot with Jam

Israeli filled soofganiyot usually feature red jam or preserves, but you can use any kind you like. I think apricot preserves taste very ...

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Orange Mandelbrot

Mandelbrot bring back memories of my grandmother, Goldie Kahn, who used to dip them in her tea-my favorite way to enjoy them today. Mand...

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