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Passover 2013 Menu

March 14, 2013
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Pesach begins this year on Monday night sundown the 25th of March.  My mother, Nona, god bless her, made us get up early and have that last little bit of Chametz for breakfast

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Passover Individual Brownie Bites

March 13, 2013
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I posted this recipe a few years ago.  Recently I baked hundreds of them for the Sephardic Tembple Tefereth Israel Sisterhoods’ Chocolate Luncheon that I helped plan.  

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Chocolate Cherry Marzipan Bar Tarts

March 11, 2013
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It is two weeks before Pesach and I am already running to prepare.  But, before my kitchen goes completely Chametz free I wanted to share this recipe with you.  This little cookie, bar, or tart, I am not sure what to call it was the hit of all of the Purim Platicos or Mishloach Manot […]

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Fabulous Hamantashen

February 21, 2013
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Edited from a previous posting. These delightful triangle shaped filled goodies are cookie-like with a filling of jam or prune or even chocolate.  We eat Hamantashen traditionally for the Festival of Purim in March, which recounts the story of the heroic Queen Esther and her blessed uncle Mordicai. 

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Argentinean Sandwich Cookies or Alfajores de Maizena

February 11, 2013
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When referring to or attributing to that which comes from the country of Argentina, which word do you use, Argentine, Argentinian or Argentinean?  As I was preparing

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