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Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Organic Homemade Smoked Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving with Sides

Turkey Time!

These Thanksgiving recipes will make your mouth water. Thanksgiving is among the most decadent holidays of the year. It’s a no-holds-barred, fill the gut, starchy and sweet feast. Of all national holidays, Thanksgiving is defined by abundance and gratitude for all we have and are. Unlike the Pilgrims, however, many of us have more than…

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open book and a tray with tea and flowers and a lit candle with some fairy lights around it on a blanket on a bed.

8 Tips to Take Care of Yourself After a Tragedy

These eight self-care tips will help you through a tragedy As all of you probably know, 11 members of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Jewish community were senselessly killed by a white supremacist this past Saturday, October 27. A few days before, yet another white supremacist fatally shot two black Americans at a Kentucky grocery store. With…

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C rolls out strands of raw challah dough for braiding

Challah Back Kid

C has been sick for a couple of days, and though he’s feeling much better now — thankfully — we’re still stuck in our house, sitting here writing this blog together. On a stay home day (or days) like this, it can be hard to find ways to entertain, but C knew just the thing.…

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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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Miriam Levine’s Rosh Hashanah Apple Challah

Miriam Levine of Huntington Woods modified this recipe from a recipe she received as part of a gifted cookbook from Israeli friends she met while living in Israel for a year as part of the Otzma program for Jewish leadership and service. Before coming back home, her friends created a cookbook with their favorite recipes…

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watermelon

Fourth of July Watermelon Pops

I don’t know about you, but almost a week of 100-degree heat is really starting to tire me out. It can be hard to remember when your head is in a warm fog, but one of the most important things to do when the heat rises and the sweat drips is to stay hydrated and…

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Father's Day BBQ

Father’s Day BBQ

Father’s Day is not just another Hallmark holiday. The most popular theory is that in 1909, a certain Washington state woman wanted to pay tribute to her father, a widower who raised a brood of children on his own. In 1924, after years of “unofficial” celebrations, President Coolidge called for an official date to honor…

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s'mores BBQ pit

Summer BBQ S’mores

As the weather starts to get hot and summer nights are in full force, one thing comes to my mind during this transition. There is nothing like getting together with close family and friends on a cool summer night after a long day at a beach and having a BBQ reminiscing on good times. And there’s…

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beer bread. kosher beer bread.

Kosher Beer Bread

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: You can do more with alcohol than just drink it. Crazy, right? My second favorite way to enjoy alcohol is to cook with it. White wine stirred slowly into risotto, onions caramelized in bourbon and — probably my absolute favorite— bread made simple with beer.…

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Cinnamon Baked French Toast

Cooking With Kids – Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day is a day meant for brunch. There are a lot of tasty brunches in Metro Detroit. However, most brunch places don’t take reservations, or you need to plan ahead to make those them. I don’t do so well with planning ahead, and my kids don’t do so well with long waits at restaurants.…

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