Desserts

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Symposium of Sweets

"More than any other Jewish food group, desserts tug at our heartstrings," said Leah Koenig, Jewish food writer and cookbook author. 


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2/23/2017
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Eat Your Feelings

If like many Jews you've added Valentine's Day to your holiday calendar, we present a Valentine's Day Foodie Gift Guide, replete with treats for the special someone in your life. We...

2/9/2017
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Date-Fig Bars

This recipe is adapted from the King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion's recipe for Bakery Date Squares. The original called for only dates and had a variant filling recipe using figs and orange juice...

2/8/2017
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Tuscan Biscotti

On Tu B'Shvat

2/8/2017
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Mustacchioni - Miniature Chocolate Almond Tortes

I adapted the following recipe, which has its roots in the port town of Trieste, Italy, from Claudia Roden's Book of Jewish Food. Many Jewish ships traded between Trieste and Livorno, opening...

2/8/2017
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Fresh Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey

On Tu B'Shvat, it is customary to eat foods containing the Seven Species and to bless them. These are wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, dates, and olives. Upscale restaurants and caterers...

2/8/2017
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Hawaij Hot Cocoa With Cinnamon Whipped Cream

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Brrrr, it’s cold outside. But we know exactly what you need to warm up: some spicy, hawaij hot cocoa.

1/20/2017
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Chinese Love Israeli Mix For Baking Cakes In A Rice Cooker

Israeli dad Ronen Mechanik sent his Chinese friend Piu Piu a photo of the cake he baked for his son’s birthday. Like many young professionals in China, Piu is acquiring a taste for Western-style...

1/12/2017