Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Sandwich to Beat the Lunchtime Blues

Lunch has never been my favorite meal.  Don’t get me wrong: I love sandwiches and salads as much as the next person, and when I was still working I counted down the minutes until my 12 o’clock lunch break.  But … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rugelach from Marzipan Bakery

I finally managed to track down a picture of the infamous, life-changing chocolate rugelach from Marzipan Bakery in Jerusalem.  Many thanks to Alex, my friend from Israel Outdoors who promised to get some good photographs of our rugelach feast.  I’m … Continue reading

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“Dangerous” Challah (Egg Bread)

Growing up, my siblings and I couldn’t get enough of Challah.  For those of you who don’t know, Challah is a slightly sweet, eggy, and delightfully sinful bread.  Traditionally, Challah is served on Shabbat (the Jewish sabbath) and on many … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar-Peach Ice Cream

I’ve been craving peaches lately, and especially peach-related desserts.  At work a few weeks ago, I had a conversation with a co-worker about peaches and brown sugar.  My co-worker said her father’s favorite dessert growing up was warm, oven-roasted peaches, … Continue reading

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Pomodoro Sauce, Our Way

Awhile back, my younger sister Mollie and I tried our hand at creating our very own Pomodoro sauce.  If I had to guess, I’d say I was about eighteen or nineteen, and she was still in high school.  The only … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brownie Cookies and Emergency Blog Posts

This post is what I would like to call an “emergency blog post.”  Emergency as in, I still haven’t bought a new camera, I just finished two slightly insane weeks at work, and have been running around crazy trying to … Continue reading

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Israel

Perhaps some of you noticed that I’ve been MIA the past couple of weeks.  No, I didn’t go into a sugar-induced food coma from all the ice cream I was churning out.  Nor did I spontaneously apparate to France sans … Continue reading

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