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Buying new knives in honor of Rosh Hashanah? Or to be ready for the month-long cooking marathon?

Are You Ready for a New Knife? Here’s Our Favs.

Buying new knives in honor of Rosh Hashanah? Or to be ready for the month-long cooking marathon?   There is a minhag, found mostly in the Chassidic community, of purchasing a new knife for Rosh...
Busy in Brooklyn’s Top 20 Pantry Must-Haves Beyond the staples, what pantry items does Chanie love? Sneak a peak into her pantry and find out.

Busy in Brooklyn’s Top 20 Pantry Must-Haves

Beyond the staples, what kosher pantry items does Chanie love? Sneak a peak into her pantry and find out. By: Chanie Apfelbaum If you take a look into any basic kosher pantry, you'll find staples like tomato...
Watch and learn how to braid a 4 strand challah, bakery style. Tips on how to braid beautiful challha loaves, every time:

Watch and Learn How to Braid a 4 Strand Challah, Bakery Style.

https://vimeo.com/181350917 Want to guarantee beautiful challah braids every time? • To achieve beautiful, even loaves, it is important to focus on the strands. First, you want to make sure they are even in size. My aunt, who...
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5 Things I Always Have in My Freezer

Because life’s just smoother when dinner is as easy as preheating an oven. The saddest sight, for me, is an empty freezer. I rely on my freezer. It’s always there, bailing me out when I...

 The 4 Ways I Use My Mini Crock-Pot

Attached to your full-sized slow cooker? The mini version offers lots of cooking conveniences too. Some people love their Crock-Pot. They put up dinner in the morning (or even the night before and keep it...
Leah Schapirah demonstrates how to braid a round challah for Rosh Hashanah. four strands, six trands, challah rolls.

How to Braid a Round Challah

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah! Leah Schapira shares three easy techniques on how to braid a round challah. Learn how to braid a six and four strand challah as well as challah rolls! Give...

How to Transform Babka into Three Different Desserts

Babka might be your Shabbos breakfast...but it can work on the dessert table in the evening too. Here’s how. Back in 2011, I hired Victoria Dwek to edit my cookbook “Fresh and Easy Kosher Cooking.”...

Kosher Supermarkets vs. Mainstream Supermarkets. I like to shop at both, and here’s why. 

 I love the convenience of kosher supermarkets. But I’m not giving up my mainstream markets. Here’s some reasons why.   Groceries, direct to my door? To me, that’s a dream that only in-town dwellers enjoy. Being...

We Have the Secret to an Amazing Sugar-Free Lemonade

  Yes, even lemonade can be faked. And there’s no shame in that. Only deliciousness.   I had slaved and prepared everything from salads, to mains, to desserts. Everything was fresh and perfect. Yet, at the...

Are You Tired of Biting Open Freeze Pops and Getting Sticky? Wish There Was...

There is. And your kids will never need your scissor or your teeth again when it’s time for ices.   Freeze pops, no matter which time you buy, are summer’s most economical refresher. They’re the...
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