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Mom’s Pesto

Recipe by Shaina Shealy

Mom’s Pesto

My mom Esther makes her pesto with basil, pine nuts, garlic, salt and olive oil and freezes it so that it can be used all winter (and sent to me wherever I may be living at the time). She uses just enough oil to hold the basil together (more can be added when used in

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Traditional Hamantashen

Recipe by Esther Schuster

Traditional Hamantashen

There was no other holiday or food item that inspired Bubbe to send her home-made delicacies by mail. But Purim was different, and hamantashen were what you made for Purim. Maybe it was because of the age-old tradition of shaloch manot, the sharing of food and gifts…or maybe it was just because…

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Challah French Toast Soufflé

Recipe by Stephanie Sussan

Challah French Toast Soufflé

Healthy and brunch are two words that don’t often go together, but this make-ahead recipe is high in fiber with whole-grain challah, low in fat and full of cancer-fighting antioxidants and rich flavors. As an added bonus, if you keep kosher, you can make it pareve to serve with lean meats or for lactose-intolerant guests.

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Julia’s Challah

Recipe by Sue Cohn

Julia’s Challah

In my family, we have experimented with using whole wheat flour for our challah and find that the amount of whole wheat in this recipe gives the challah a bit of body without making it too dense or changing the light nature of the bread too much.

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