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Vegetarian Seder Recipes

I’ve got a whole menu of vegetarian Passover options on PBS Food. Check it out for some great meatless Seder ideas!

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Purim Giveaway - Win a Baking Set for the Holiday!

Purim Giveaway!

Win a Jewish-themed baking set including Noah’s Ark cake pan, Hebrew letter cookie cutters, Mazal Tov ice molds and 2 silicone challah pans!

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Edible Aphrodisiacs

Learn about the history of foods that are historically described as aphrodisiacs, and try recipes inspired by these culinary aphrodisiacs.

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So I Wrote This Sci Fi TV Show…

This may come as a surprise to some of you. Before I started this blog, I wrote screenplays and fiction. I was actually in the middle of working on a sci fi fantasy novel for teens when I published my first Shiksa in the Kitchen blog. I was about 150 pages into the book and …

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New Column on

I’ve launched a new food history column on where I share food history, vintage recipes, old fashioned cooking tips and more.

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Tea and Challah Purim Basket

How to Make a Mishloach Manot

Learn how to make a Mishloach Manot basket for Purim. Includes 4 examples of beautiful and classy baskets to give to loved ones, as charity or tzedakah.

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