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Abby Cherner

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Abby ChernerAbby Cherner took her love of entertaining and cooking and founded At Home With Abby in 2012. Her classes capture her entertaining aesthetic and provide students with a carefully selected menu, interactive cooking demonstrations, tabletop ideas and serving and presentation tips designed to build confidence in cooking and entertaining. Classes encourage students to open their homes, roll up their sleeves and enjoy home-cooked food with family and friends.

Homemade Waffles

Recipe by Abby Cherner

Homemade Waffles

What’s better than, well, breakfast, after a full day of fasting? Dust off the waffle iron, and host a waffle bar for your Yom Kippur break-fast. Pre-make waffle batter and let your guests take turns cooking them, or prepare waffles ahead of time and reheat in an oven after services. I recommend non-dairy waffles with

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Apple and Honey Challah

Recipe by Abby Cherner

Apple and Honey Challah

Why serve apples, honey and challah separately when you can combine them all into one and enjoy them together? This majestic apple-studded round challah is perfect for Rosh Hashanah and for starting the new year off right. Photo by Josh Cherner. 

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Pecan Pie Hamantashen

Recipe by Abby Cherner

Pecan Pie Hamantashen

With a buttery shortbread crust and a sticky pecan filling, these hamantashen are like mini, handheld pecan pies. Who says pecan pie is only for Thanksgiving? Adapted from Couldn’t be Parve. 

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At Home with Abby Coffee Cake

Recipe by Abby Cherner

At Home with Abby Coffee Cake

One morning some time ago, my father-in-law stopped by to visit. He often comes bearing bagels. This particular time he brought his favorite cake—the Corner Bakery’s coffee cake, festooned in cellophane and ribbon and weighing in at about 5 pounds. I adapted the recipe for this cake, adding cocoa powder, pecans and sea salt because,

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Entertaining Tips from At Home With Abby

by Abby Cherner

Entertaining Tips from At Home With Abby

After countless last-minute trips to the grocery store, who has time to visit the florist on Thanksgiving Day? Grab your pruning shears, and head outside. Every year I pull out assorted glass vases and jars and fill them with nature’s gifts: nandina berries, hellebore leaves after they’ve bloomed, sprigs of colored leaves cut from a

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