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Traditional Charoset with a Twist

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By: Danielle Collins   It’s time to stock up on matzah and break out the Seder plate because Passover is here! Growing up, my favorite part of the Passover meal was always my grandma’s apple-walnut charoset.  I would gorge myself on matzo-charoset sandwiches, leaving no room for her famous roasted chicken or noodle kugel.  This Read More

Back-to-Nature Fig and Maple Salad

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By: Danielle Collins   Tu B’Shevat is the Jewish holiday that honors the “new year” for trees. One popular custom is to eat an abundance of fruit, and I have created a fig and maple salad recipe that will be perfect to serve on the 15th of Shevat.  Every ingredient was thoughtfully selected.  Here is Read More

Chanukah, Oh Chanukah Sweet Potato and Apple Latkes

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By: Danielle Collins   Menorahs burning bright, spinning dreidels, chocolate gelt, and stories of olive oil that miraculously burned for eight days.  Chanukah is my favorite Jewish holiday because it is full of celebration.  Every year, my close friend, Sami, hosts a dreidel party and serves mounds of potato latkes.  This year, she and I Read More

Top 10 Things to be Thankful For!

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Top Ten Things We Should Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving (And Year Round)! Are you that one person who shrugs at the Thanksgiving table, when it’s your turn to say what you’re thankful for? Do you struggle to find one thing to feel grateful for? Me too! I’ve got you covered, and this year you Read More

A History of The Boreka

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Israeli cuisine is as interesting and varied as Israelis themselves. The Israeli boreka is an excellent illustration of this idea. As Jews moved from country to country and culture to culture, they combined the foods they had with the foods they found in their new homes. When we returned to Israel, the foods we brought Read More

Quinoa, Pomegranate, and Herb Tabbouleh

4 years ago Archive 0
By: Danielle Collins   All dishes need a little something unexpected… Tabbouleh is classic Israeli dish that is typically made from bulgur wheat, fresh tomatoes, onion, and herbs.  I love exploring beyond the boundaries of “typical” cuisine and adding my own modern twists to old favorites. Quinoa is amazing! This ancient supergrain is high in fiber and protein Read More

10 Ways to Support Israel!

4 years ago Archive 0
    Let’s show Israel support during these trying times! Charity: Give a little (or a lot) of extra charity. Use that extra dollar you would have spent on a candy bar to help our brethren in Israel. There are so many great causes in Israel that need our help right now! Here are a few. Read More

Break-Fast Israeli Salad

4 years ago Archive 0
By: Danielle Collins   Every Yom Kippur, my family enjoys a simple dairy meal to break-fast.  My grandma makes her unbelievable homemade tuna fish and eggs, lox, and onions.  My aunt brings hot bagels and a fresh fruit platter.  Our family always brings crudité and a Middle Eastern salad which everyone loves.  One of my favorite Read More

Festive Baked Apples with a Warm, Honey Drizzle

4 years ago Archive 0
By: Danielle Collins   Rosh Hashanah is almost here!  As I was contemplating ideas for my first recipe, only one combination kept popping into my mind—apples and honey. I wanted to play with the idea of apples and honey to create a deliciously healthy dessert that would satisfy both your sweet tooth and your Jewish Read More
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