Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

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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Chocolate Chip Cookies by D’vine Cookies

D’licious

Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer A brand-new local business offers from-scratch cookies for everyone — including on the go. Rebecca Abel had an urge to start a cookie company. Her vision was to create the perfect gourmet cookie — something crispy on the outside, doughy on the inside and made from only premium ingredients. “I couldn’t…

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Sweet Homemade Strawberry Trifle Dessert with Custard and Cake

Brunch For Mom

Tell mom you love her “a bunch” by hosting a Mother’s Day brunch. Morning meals are the easiest to organize. Brunch can be as basic as scrambled eggs and toast with fresh berries, or as elaborate as you care to imagine it — poached salmon and caviar toast points. You can serve prepared foods —…

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