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Israeli Chefs Take Hamantaschen to a Whole New Level

TEL AVIV (JTA) – Cheesecake, amaretto or goat cheese and onion jam?

3/9/2017
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Does Making It Three-Cornered Mean It's Hamantaschen?

In short, yes!  Last year Soom Foods, who produces absolutely fabulous tahini, sponsored a contest which was basically to come up with an unusual or new riff on an old Purim favorite: hamantaschen...

3/9/2017
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Savory Surprises in Disguise

While hamentaschen have been around for many years, it has become popular to innovate with the cookie dough and filling. Breads Bakery is introducing savory hamentaschen for the first time this...

3/6/2017
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Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

(Nosher via JTA) — If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie (and hamantaschen) are for you. Do a quick Google...

3/3/2017
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Teaching Giving Through Baking

A few weeks ago I wrote about the countless benefits of cooking with kids. For me it’s the ultimate in quality time.


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3/2/2017
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Dorie Greenspan’s Hamantaschen

These fruit-filled cookies are named for Haman, the villain of the Book of Esther. To make a long and evil story short, Mordecai, the son of Esther, considered the Queen of the Jews in biblical...

12/5/2016
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The Hamantaschen Roundup: The Traditional And The Reinvented

The most poignant moment in Fiddler on the Roof is when Tevye says “without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as ... as... as a fiddler on the roof!” Tradition is what keeps us grounded...

3/6/2016