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    Pasta with Cream Sauce

    This recipe is inspired by Ina Garten’s fettuccine with white truffle butter and mushrooms. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find kosher truffle butter and the actual quantity of butter required astounded me… and I…

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    Noodle Kugel

    How many kugels do we need? Six? Seven?? Courtesy of Sh*t Frum Girls Say, we must always consider whether we have enough kugels for Shabbat. Of course, kugel quality has a broad…

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    Moroccan Meatball Tagine

    In an effort to cut down on our beef consumption after reading “Kosher USA”, a culinary history book, I adapted this recipe for turkey from the kosher cookbook “Entrée to Judaism”. The…

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    Double Chocolate Torte

    For me, Thanksgiving is all about fall fruits. I love apples, pears, pumpkin, sweet potato, squash… in every course, from soup through dessert. This year being the first Rich and I have…

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    Plum Crumb

    Hannah’s not sure how she came across this recipe, but it is the perfect stone fruit dessert, especially for a meat meal. Because the fat (i.e. butter or margarine) is melted, you…

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    From Farmhouse to Table

    Thanks to a five month old gift certificate, we recently dined at The Farmhouse for far less than we would have spent anywhere else. A twenty minute walk from our home, The Farmhouse…

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    Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

    Hannah found this current obsession in the New York Times. Although it was difficult to find kosher vermouth, the recipe is easy and foolproof. However, beware if you don’t like lots of…

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    Mushroom Barley Soup

    This is one of Hannah’s mom’s go-to recipes for winter Shabbatot. It is also the perfect recipe for a cold night in the Sukkah. Even though it’s vegan, it’s very hearty. Rich, who had…

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    Apple Cake

    Hannah’s dad is the baker in the family, and he bakes this cake every Rosh Hashanah. It calls for 6 apples, which always turns out to be too many, but no one…

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