Purim

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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
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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...

3/1/2016
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This is the next installment in our series The Remix, in which we seek to gently rework the more challenging dishes in the Jewish culinary canon. With a little bit of love, we’re convinced we can...


in  Recipes, Purim
2/25/2016
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From Brazil, a lighter-than-air festival specialty that dates back to the convents of the 18th century.

2/18/2015
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Halva Hamantaschen

Read our Remix series, and discover a better Purim cookie.

6/11/2014