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Marcia Friedman

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About the Author

Marcia FriedmanMarcia Friedman is the author of Meatballs and Matzah Balls: Recipes and Reflections from a Jewish and Italian Life, a cookbook featuring more than 100 Jewish and Italian recipes, all of which can be made kosher. A convert to Judaism, Marcia enjoys speaking about her journey to groups and continues exploring the intersection of Jewish and Italian food and life on her blog.

Coconut Macaroons

Recipe by Marcia Friedman

Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons started as confections of ground almonds, sugar and egg whites, probably spreading through the world through Muslim territory, Spain and later Italy, where they got their modern name. Naturally

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Bialys

Recipe by Marcia Friedman

Bialys

Bialys originated in Bialystok, Poland, and were brought to the United States by Jewish immigrants in the early 1900s. Cousin to the bagel, bialys are fun, small round breads with

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Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe by Marcia Friedman

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Recipe courtesy of Rabbi Avis Miller, Rabbi Emerita of Adas Israel Congregation, Washington, DC. For a fun and relatively easy Passover (and dairy- and gluten-free) dessert, Rabbi Avis Miller gives

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