HamenTashen

This one had me turning to the internet to find out exactly what a Hamentashen is. As it turns out, these are a traditional Jewish cookie, most commonly associated with Purim. Purim is a holiday to celebrate the deliverance of Jews in the 4th century from a death sentence, and is related to the villain … Continue reading

Passover Mondel Bread

Alternately spelled “mandel,” this recipe is for a traditional cookie also called Mandelbrot. Mandel bread is a Jewish baked good similar to biscotti in its crunchy consistency. They were popular with Askenazi Jews and rabbis in Eastern Europe due to it being durable and long lasting. There are variations including cinnamon, chocolate chips and nuts. … Continue reading

No Bake Fudgies #2

These sound quick and easy for a sweet treat. I will list the full ingredient list instead of the in-line naming of ingredients on the card. No Bake Fudgies 2 c sugar 1 c evaporated milk 1/2 c margarine 6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips 3/4 c sifted flour 1 c graham cracker crumbs 3/4 … Continue reading