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Recipes

Challah

It seems like a simple recipe but there's so much Jewish history and love behind it. This particular Challah recipe was given to my guest, Dr. Beth Ricanati by a good friend of hers many years ago in a class at the JCC on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Please enjoy...

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Rachel’s Hamantaschen

Rachel's Hamantaschen 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine)3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar1 Egg1 Tbsp Milk (or almond milk)1 Tsp Vanilla Extract1 Tsp Lemon Zest (grated)1 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour1/4 Tsp Baking Powder1/4 Tsp Salt Beat the butter and sugar together until...

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Beets with Black Garlic Tehina, Pumpernickel and Dill

Beets with Black Garlic Tehina, Pumpernickel and Dill 1 lb. red beets1 lb. chiogga or candy cane beets4 slices pumpernickel rye bread¼ + ⅛ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil2 tablespoons Morton’s Kosher Salt1 teaspoon caraway seed (ground)1 teaspoon dill seed (ground)½ cup...

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Milk & Honey Punch

Milk & Honey Punch 2 ounces KOVAL Bourbon1 ounce KOVAL Chrysanthemum & Honey Liqueur4 ounces milk Nutmeg Fill glass with crushed ice. Build over ice in shaker. Shake well and strain into glass over crushed ice. Sprinkle nutmeg over top.L'chaim! A great way to...

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Pomegranate Brisket

Pomegranate Brisket 1 whole beef brisket2/3 cup pomegranate molasses½ cup olive oil4 garlic cloves (smashed)1 tbsp lemon juice2 tbsp kosher salt1.5 tbsp smoked paprika1.5 tbsp freshly ground black pepper6 shallots (sliced)½ cup light brown sugar2 tbsp tomato paste If...

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Passover Chocolate Mousse with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

You can't go wrong with a chocolate anything recipe for dessert but THIS recipe is amazing! it's kosher for Passover and gluten free too. Passover Chocolate Mousse with Extra Virgin Olive Oil 7 ounces bittersweet chocolate (must be at least 70% cacao)1/2 cup best...

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The Knish Wars

t's a knish war and you get to choose the winner yourself! Is your favorite baked or fried? Try them both, how can you loose? Fried and Baked Potato Knishes FILLING FOR BOTH4 medium potatoes (aprox. 1 1/2 lbs)1/4 cup oil2 medium onions2 eggs (beaten)3 teaspoons salt1...

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Grandmother’s Zchug

Grandmother’s Zchug Wet Ingredients1 bunch coriander leaves20 green chili peppers1 head of garlicDry Ingredients1 Tbs salt1 Tbsp. ground black pepper1 Tbsp. ground cumin1 Tbsp. cardamom Peel garlic cloves. Discard stems of green peppers. Place both in a food processor...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins 1 cup unsweetened applesauce¾ cup peanut butter powder⅓ cup xylitol2 teaspoons vanilla extract2 eggs1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon baking powder1 3/4 cups oatsSugar free chocolate chips to...

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Over the Top Sufganiyot

You could serve Classic Sufganiyot, or you could take your Chanukah OOT (over the top) with this doughnut. Tart lemon curd filling and sweet meringue topping make these doughnuts into mini pies.  Over the Top Sufganiyot INGREDIENTSDOUGH:• 1¼ cups coconut milk (heated...

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