Dove Dinner Rolls for Yom Kippur Break the Fast

My husband is bread addict…and I mean addict. He eats a couple of loaves A WEEK. No really, I don’t exaggerate. And the kicker is: he is allergic to the preservatives in bread. When we lived in England, it wasn’t a big deal to avoid the danger breads because the preservatives are marked with an

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High Holidays Baking Essentials

Sometimes I feel like a little retail therapy can get me in the mood for preparing for the holidays even if I kinda don’t feel like it. This is particularly true about baking. Other than cookies, I’m not a big baker but I really believe cooking and baking in particular is what cements a love

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6 Fresh Ideas for Rosh Hashanah Centerpieces

Although my Rosh Hashanah table last time was pretty, I wouldn’t say it was really amazing. I did have an excuse: I didn’t actually plan on having a Rosh Hashanah dinner until the day before, but this year I definitely am hosting so I want to up the ante with my Rosh Hashanah centerpiece. Here

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Spice Mixes from The Shuk

You know when your neighbor comes running out of her house in her pajamas to chase you down that she’s got something very important to tell you. Fortunately, she wasn’t going to tell me to get Georgie off her lawn! Instead, she had recently been to Israel and brought back a wonderful find. It’s one

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Gorgeous but Easy Centerpieces for Rosh Hashanah

Setting a pretty table at Rosh Hashanah is easier than any other holiday because the raw materials are so attractive…apples and pomegranates. Consider these 5 super easy ways to add something special to your holiday table. Cascading Apple Branches by Vicki Archer Getting the apple branches is probably the hardest part of this arrangement. Don’t

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Sukkah Crafts Made from Paper Placemats

With Rosh Hashanah only a month away, I’ve already started thinking about sukkah crafts! You may find this strange, but I actually do more prep and planning for my sukkah than Rosh Hashanah! I don’t always even do a Rosh Hashanah dinner as we are often guests elsewhere, but for the past 5 years or

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