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Challah

The other night I was on the phone with my best friend Rachel and she was telling me about hamantaschen that she made recently for Purim. I miss the days when I lived in D.C. and Rachel would drop off … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. Yesterday was the first time in a while that I went on a hike. I woke up early, ditched my … Continue reading

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Challah

Challlaaahhh. I had a great challah recipe and I used it all the time when I lived in St. Louis and Chicago. Then I moved to D.C. and realized that I didn’t understand the recipe that I had written down. … Continue reading

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Challah French Toast

I’ll never forget the first time I tried Challah French toast. I was eight years old, and my family went out for Sunday breakfast at a local delicatessen, Pumpernickles. Besides having the most delicious chocolate upside-down cupcakes, rugelach and sugar … Continue reading

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Shanah Tovah! Or, happy belated new year.

The Jewish New Year came early this year, and I was busy moving into my new apartment. So much to my grandparents’ dismay (and probably everyone sitting on stage at my seventh-grade Bat Mitzvah), I did not attend services. However, … Continue reading

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Baha’i Temple, and the Best Challah French Toast…Ever

Last week, I visited the Baha’i Temple in Wilmette, Illinois. Wilmette is a suburb just to the north of Evanston with gigantic, statuesque houses, beautiful tree-lined streets, and one of the most architecturally stunning buildings I have ever seen.  The … 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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