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Mini Honey Cake Muffins

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Mini Honey Cake Muffins We eat and also give honey cake out to friends in honor of Rosh Hashana, to symbolize our wish that they enjoy a sweet new year…I’ve been making these for years and they are always amazing…what a tasty way to say Shana Tova… Makes about 45-50 or so mini muffins Ingredients…

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Sweet Challah Toppings

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Sweet Challah Toppings Sweet crumble topping 100 grams marg 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cup flour 1 tsp. cinnamon Crumble it together until it’s, well, crumbs. If too mushy, add more sugar another 2 Tablespoons and a bit more flour. Recrumble. If it is too dry, add a bit more margarine. I try not to…

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Mandarin Orange Beet Salad

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Mandarin Orange Beet Salad Beets keep well for longer periods of time, are full of healthy vitamins, and have so many varied uses. Instead of just average borscht or chrein, why not try something new this year? Tip You can freeze cooked beets and when they are defrosted, they are just as good as the…

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Tangy Cranberry Meatballs

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Tangy Cranberry Meatballs This great recipe is based on my regular meatball recipe with cranberry sauce and a bit of wine added. The flavor is unique and makes this a Yom Tov specialty! You can make the meatballs any size you like; I think it looks (and stretches) best when the meatballs are tiny, but…

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Stewed Red Cabbage & Raisin Salad

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Stewed Red Cabbage & Raisin Salad Good as a Rosh Hashana side dish… Serves 6 -8 Ingredients 1 large head red cabbage, shredded 1/2 head of a small green cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup water 2 large onions, diced 2 large green apples, chopped 2 Tablespoons oil 1/2 cup dark raisins 1 Tablespoon dark brown sugar…

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Applesauce Cranberry Ices

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Applesauce Cranberry Ices So refreshing at the end of a seuda… Ingredients 1 ½ – 2 cups applesauce 2 cans cranberry sauce (the one without the whole berries) 1 cup Sprite soda 1 cup orange juice Optional (I did not use it): 1-2 Tablespoons fruit flavored liqueur Method Mix this up by hand in a…

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Cranberry Chicken

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Cranberry Chicken This one is a family favorite. My mother got it years ago, shortly before I got married, from I-don’t-know-where and she liked it so much that she taught it to the caterer of my wedding and had him make it for the meal! Since then I save it especially for this time of…

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Pomegranate Glazed Apple Strudel Squares

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Pomegranate Glazed Apple Strudel Squares You don’t need the mixer for this recipe, it is easily hand done.and this smells amazing while baking! Ingredients 4 cups flour 1 ½ cups trans fat free or reduced margarine 1 ½ cups sugar 2 eggs 7 medium sized any kind apples 1 Tablespoon lemon juice ½ cup sugar…

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Incredible Honey Cookies

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Incredible Honey Cookies Here’s a GREAT make-ahead Rosh Hashanah recipe that I made last year and taped up on my notice board then, specifically so that I wouldn’t forget to share it with all of you this year… A very dear and special lady, Rebbetzin Sarah Meisels, gave me this recipe. She told me they…

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Flower Shaped Challah

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Flower Shaped Challah Here’s a quick flower shape for your round challahs… a nice idea for Rosh Hashana as well as for Shavous. Ingredients Line a round pan with baking paper. An 8-10 inch round pan is a good idea and size. Cut your dough into six – eight equal parts. Roll each one out…

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