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Tag: Passover

Not Your Bubbe’s Gefilte Fish

Not Your Bubbe’s Gefilte Fish

Let’s say this right off the bat: I love gefilte fish. Smothered in spicy horseradish, this appetizer that has been made by generations of grandmothers in my family makes me feel connected to my past. I have hosted Passover in my home for over a […]

Passover Desserts You Won’t Pass Up

Passover Desserts You Won’t Pass Up

Passover is rapidly approaching. This year, we will host 36 of our nearest and dearest for our seder. I love Passover: the beginning of spring, the food, the traditions and the desserts!!! Each year, I am asked for my favorite Passover dessert recipes from readers, […]

Frozen + Passover = Chozen

Frozen + Passover = Chozen

I think I may have mentioned that this household is OBSESSED with the movie Frozen. We listen to the soundtrack at least once a day, and the movie gets a good 5-6 runs per week. We have even renamed our daughters Belsa and Annya. We […]

Perfect for Spring: Best Carrot Cake Recipe EVER!

Perfect for Spring: Best Carrot Cake Recipe EVER!

Happy holiday to all celebrating this week – whether it’s Passover or Easter. I am feeling fantastic today. My house is starting to come together 3 weeks (today!) after we moved in. We’re starting to really feel at home. Monday night was a big contributing […]

Passover Dessert Recipes

Passover Dessert Recipes

Wishing a “Happy Passover” to all celebrating. We had a wonderful weekend full of family, food and friends. On Friday, befire the first seder, we took the girls to see our new house for the very first time. Bella finally got to see the “dog house” as […]

Matza House

Matza House

Leave it to the good folks at Martha Stewart to come up with this one. A Matza House. They’ve taken the wonders of the Gingerbread House made at Christmastime and converted it into a Jewish craft. Go Team Martha! I’m still on the fence – […]