Tag Archives: holiday recipes

Chocolate Babka

I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for chocolate babka for a week but the holidays kept getting in the way. There’s something about the week between Christmas and New Year’s that makes me not want to do anything except … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

Every year around the beginning of December, I start craving ginger molasses cookies. Honestly, I crave them year-round but it gets worse when the temperatures drop and I want something sweet, warm, and reassuring. I made the cookies last year … Continue reading

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Latkes

Every time I make latkes for Hanukkah, I have a Proustian experience. It starts when I grate the potatoes and onions but it really gets going once I drop lumps of batter into the hot canola oil. The smell of … Continue reading

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Blueberry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is an under-appreciated French dessert, in my humble opinion. Maybe it’s appreciated more in France but in America, it doesn’t always get the face time it deserves. People are distracted by more popular French pastries like macarons and croissants. … Continue reading

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Passover Recipes for the Carb-Addicted

Passover has always been one of my favorite holidays.  For those of you who don’t know, Passover is the celebration of the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.  To commemorate this occassion, we have a “Seder,” or service, in … Continue reading

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