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Chocolate Sea Salt Rugelach

I spent most of December traveling with a few baking projects scattered in toward the end of the month. I meant to make rugelach around Hanukkah, but I put it off until after the new year. I’m kind of glad … 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. This week was a little hectic with holiday parties and plans. I had a great time getting tea and pastries … 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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Rugelach

Rugelach is by far the most popular Hanukkah cookie. The last time I had one was in June in Montréal, but that was more because I passed a Jewish bakery and I couldn’t *not* get one. Fast forward six months … 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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Overnight Bourbon Vanilla French Toast

I wanted to make breakfast for my mom and sister Christmas morning and the first thing that came to mind was overnight French toast. I usually have French toast on Christmas. A couple years ago, I stayed over at my … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a weekly roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. I guess all my wishing paid off because it finally snowed in St. Louis. I knew it snowed before … Continue reading

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