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Roll Cookies from Nona

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on August 13, 2012

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On a recent weekend while vacationing in Ashland Oregon, I tasted a couple of roll cookies [click to continue…]

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Passover Torrone (Italian Nougat) Bars

March 18, 2012
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I was inspired recently by a series of classes titled Pro Pastry 3 that I took at the Gourmandise Cooking School in Santa Monica California.  I realized that with some minor changes to a recipe we made in class, that one of my all time favorite confections Torrone,

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Baklava

October 12, 2010
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While growing up in the Seattle of the 1950’s and 60’s, before its discovery by foodies worldwide, baklava was the quintessential holiday dessert in our Sephardic home.  Baklava graced the dessert table on Chanukah, Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, weddings, brisses, any important occasion.  Once, I even begged my mother to make it for a home economics […]

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Mustachudos, Honey Nut Cookies

March 21, 2010
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This little ball shaped cookie is a Sephardic classic.  Every Nona made these.  They are perfect for Passover or any other time of year.  If you like the taste of nuts and honey, you will love these. 

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