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09/12/15 Dessert , Vegetarian # , , , ,

Oreo-Stuffed Donuts (Sufganiyot)

Oreo-Stuffed Donuts (Sufganiyot)

Hello, hello! Long time no post, but I promise I haven’t forgotten about you! I just came back from a three week stay with my family in Israel, it was so nice to see them and to spoil my nephew with chocolate and goodies (yep, I’m that kind of aunt). Now we’re back just in time to celebrate Hanukkah, one of my favorite holidays of the year. Part of the Hanukkah tradition is to eat lots and lots of fried goodies, especially donuts a.k.a. sufganiyot. I might have gone a little overboard with the sufganiyot this year… Maybe it’s the jetlag, or you could also blame homesickness I suppose, but I tell you one thing: these oreo-stuffed donuts are so darn good, I guarantee you’ll want to make them year-round.

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20/11/15 Dessert , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Vegetarian # , , , ,

Pumpkin Pie Crème Brûlée

Pumpkin Pie Crème Brûlée

Ah, the pumpkin pie, a mainstay of every Thanksgiving meal. A good pumpkin pie is absolutely vital. But you’re not going to stop there. No way. “Good enough” isn’t good enough. You demand excellence! You demand a pie that your guests just can’t get enough of no matter how stuffed full of turkey they are. And if you ask me, a crème brûlée is your way of excellence manifesting itself as a pie.

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05/11/15 Cocktail , Dairy-Free , Drink , Gluten-Free , Vegetarian # , , , , , ,

Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Earl Grey Hot Toddy

Lately I’ve been craving something warm and inviting with fall flavors plus a little zing. How about, I thought to myself, a hot cup of tea? Hmm, but for the zing… let’s get a little buzz going ;)

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07/10/15 Appetizer , Dairy-Free , Dinner , Entree , Gluten-Free , Make Ahead , Side Dish , Vegan , Vegetarian # , , , , , , , ,

Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus

Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus

Before I get started on my tried-and-true hummus recipe, let me just say that I have been looking forward to this blog post for a long, long time (and so has Nate, because that means he gets to eat all of it).

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