Sufganiyot (AKA Homemade Jelly Donuts)

I can't believe it's almost Chanukah! Didn't we just put away our sukkah?! When we moved to Israel, we adopted the tradition of making sufganiyot for Chanukah instead of latkes (levivot). One year, my friend and I offered to make sufganiyot for the … [Read more...]

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

Since posting my January menu plan, a number of you have written to ask me about my breakfast smoothies. Over the next month, I will be sharing some "recipes" to my favorite smoothies, for those of you that would like to start your day this way as … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Challah

I first shared this bread machine challah recipe over two years ago, when I was just starting the blog. So much has changed since December of 2010 - including the number of egg yolks in my challah recipe! You see, my original recipe called for … [Read more...]

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

Since posting my January menu plan, a number of you have written to ask me about my breakfast smoothies. Over the next month, I will try to share some "recipes" to my favorite smoothies, for those of you that would like to start your day this way … [Read more...]

Apple Fritters for Chanukah

I love eating sufganiyot for Chanukah. But I don't always love making them. Scratch that. I like making them, but the rise time is a major bummer. So last night, when I had a hankering for something fried, but didn't want to wait a few hours … [Read more...]

Honey Mustard Salmon

Reading all of your wonderful comments on the Honey Basket Giveaway post (ends tonight at midnight), I was inspired to put together this Recipe Exchange. Here's how it's going to work - I'm going to share my honey mustard salmon recipe (it's so … [Read more...]

Snobby Joe’s Recipe

Since today marks the first of the Nine Days, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my recipe for Snobby Joe's - aka Sloppy Joe's, with lentils substituted for the ground beef. We were planning to eat these in a pita - which would … [Read more...]

Shavuot Menu Planning Ideas

Still not sure what you're cooking for Shavuot? Allow me to provide some Pin-spiration. Baked Panko Mozzarella Balls with Creamy Tomato Soup from Peas and Crayons Martha Stewart's Creamy Mac-n-Cheese from Smitten Kitchen Rustic Bread … [Read more...]

S’mores Cheesecake Brownies

My favorite holiday to cook for is, without a doubt, Shavuot. All my years as a vegetarian have definitely given me a strong preference for dairy recipes! I'm getting excited about putting together our menu, especially since we'll be celebrating … [Read more...]

Lemon Herb Almond Crusted Chicken

Oh, recipe exchange fans... it has been a looooong time. I was transitioning to a once monthly recipe-posting schedule, but then Pesach hit, and I sort of lost my mind. You'll be relieved to know that I found it. A few days ago. Along with the … [Read more...]