I always enjoy sending something over for a simcha but if you are like me, you may have the same dilemma. You want to look generous…like a balabusta but you have at least two simchos each week to share in-presto-This idea is for you.
When it comes to babka I often think of Goldilocks (that's right, the one with the three bears). You see, somehow it's always hard to get the babka "just right". Sometimes, it's too doughy, while at other times too chocolatey, but the perfect balance seems so hard to find. A few years ago I got this recipe from my good friend Shaini, I'm sure you'll agree with me that the only complaint you'll hear will be " someone's been eating my piece...."
Looking for a bouquet of flowers that will satisfy everyone’s taste – have we got a sweet idea for you! This beautiful “arrangement” can be simply assembled and is sure to be a most popular bunch of flowers. Let your creativity “blossom” as you beautify each flower . As an added bonus these flowers are sure to stay looking fresh throughout Shvuot ….. if they’re not eaten first.
Cheese Cake, Cheese Blintzes, Cheese Muffins, how about Cheese Cookies?!? This recipe originally appeared in a Mishloach Manot presentation I did for the Mishpacha Magazine last year. As one of the themes was photography, I topped off of the arrangement with these delectable Cheese Cookies (thus the “Just say Cheese!”).This recipe is easy to make, and judging by the positive feedback I received, these cookies will...
As we all get back into our normal post Passover routine (whatever that is!) there is an age old custom to make “Shlissel” (Key) Challah as a Segulah (omen) for livelihood. This year, I added caramel coloring to part of my dough to give a new “twist” to this ancient Minhag.
What you will need:
5 lbs challah dough
Caramel coloring (available in baking supply stores)
Directions for using caramel coloring:
Add 2 1/2 Tbsp caramel coloring to half of the challah dough....
Fried potatoes, mashed potatoes, cooked potatoes... It seems as if there are potatoes at every meal over Passover. Here is a way to add some color to your mashed potatoes, as well as a delicious combination of flavors.
Divide the potatoes into 4 even rows and then fill each section with a different topping.
This Article by esthero originally appeared in Mishpacha Magazine.
Photography by Leiba Bernstien
Ombre Petit Fours
Ombre cakes (shaded or graduated in tone) seem to be a huge trend now. Create this cake in any color you choose. Presented in these classy lucite boxes, complete with a fluffy tulle bow and sparkly rock candy, you will have a setup worthy for Queen Esther.
Fun to make and fun to eat, this idea is perfect for that cold, frosty winter day. Design your chocolate on a stick, swirl in boiling hot milk, then watch how it transforms into a luscious, fudgy hot cocoa – Irresistible!