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Posts Tagged ‘baking’

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Time for Cookies N’ Dreams

Get ready for some great cookies, lively entertainment and fun for the whole family as the Friends of Camp-Mak-A-Dream Michigan Chapter hosts its 20th annual Cookies N’ Dreams fundraiser from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Somerset Collection North in Troy. Area bakers bring their favorite cookies for this fun contest. Guests sample each tasty…

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Marc Sussman makes these round, braided raisin challahs and puts ramekins in the middle for honey for Rosh Hashanah.

Nothing Better!

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Home-baked challah for Rosh Hashanah — and year-round. Ask Gene Schramm when he started making challah and he replies, unhelpfully, “At least a year ago.” His wife, Dr. Mintzi Schramm, clarifies that he took up challah baking when he retired as a professor of linguistics and Semitics at the University of…

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C pours the chocolate chips into the banana bread batter.

Babies And Banana Bread

This Saturday, my husband was cleaning out our kitchen so we could meal plan for the week when he pulled out some very brown and mushy bananas we’d forgotten about. As he was heading to the trashcan to throw them away, I stopped him. Everyone knows brown, mushy bananas are perfect for banana bread. Lately,…

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Cooking With Kids – Healthier Chocolate Chip Muffins

It’s Saturday morning, and I am so sleepy. My 1-year-old is not such a great sleeper, and after a fitful night, I finally drifted off. I was hoping for a couple of hours, but then I heard footsteps. Thump. Thump. Thump. It’s C. He’s awake. This is how our conversation goes: Me: “Do you want…

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quinoa in a jar for the kitschy kosher quinoa salad blog post from blogger Rachel Hyams. Summer Roasted Citrus Quinoa Salad

Summer Roasted Citrus Quinoa Salad

The heat in Michigan is starting to spike and it’s time to put away the wintry soups and bring out the salad bowls. One of my favorite staples to put into salads, pastas or even to eat by itself is quinoa. Quinoa is often mistaken as a grain, but it’s actually a seed. Packed with…

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Meet Amanda Alberts – Cooking With Kids

Hi, my name is Amanda. I am a busy working wife, mother of two young kids and a lover of all things food. Growing up Jewish in Michigan, I was taught that food cures all sickness. Well, that and a glass of Vernors. Have a headache? You really should eat more food. Broken foot? Eat…

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