Apple and Walnut Charoset

Charoset is more than a symbolic food, meant to represent the mortar that binds the Egyptian pyramids. It is delicious! Charoset is my favorite part of the Passover sedar, and I love snacking on it throughout the rest of the holiday. It’s sweet and nutty, the perfect thing to liven up a piece of matzah or any kind of cracker. It is also really easy to make. No heat required! I first made charoset sitting on a dorm room floor … Continue reading

Passover Inspiration from the Archives

I’m trying to plan out some meals for this week, and here is my inspiration for my shopping trip. Brisket, roasted chicken on a bed of veggies, and fried matzah will all be making an appearance in my kitchen and a trip to my belly. I also hope to cook up some new delicious, but Passover friendly, things to share with you. Unfortunately, all of the bread concoctions I’ve been dying to try will just have to wait. But they … Continue reading

Mammy’s Hamantaschen

Happy Purim! I always look forward to this time of year for the hamantaschen. I hoard them in the freezer for as long as I can, which usually isn’t very long because I can’t stop eating them. Every year, Mammy used to bake hamantaschen with me and my sisters. We loved it. Last year, I made them with my mom, and we had fun too. I went home this year so we could do it again. We had our dough … Continue reading