Monthly Archives: February 2015

Parsley Latkes Recipe

The tradition of frying food in oil during Hanukkah commemorates the miracle of the Menorah, when a day’s worth of lamp oil stayed lit for eight days. Among the best known foods celebrating the Festival of Lights is the latke. … Continue reading

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DIY Lavendar Dryer Sachets

Looking for an alternative for dryer sheets? If not, perhaps you should. Although they imbue a pleasant scent to laundry, they may not be all they’re cracked up to be. That fresh scent is often achieved through a cocktail of … Continue reading

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Hack No More: Homemade Natural Cough Drops

It can be argued that the value of cough drops may have as much to do with the act of sucking on the lozenge as with what it contains. Sucking on a cough drop promotes the flow of saliva in … Continue reading

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Rosemary Challah Recipe

Challah is a yeast-raised egg bread that is part of the Jewish tradition. Served on Shabbat or during the holidays, challot (the plural of challah) may be braided from anywhere from two to six ropes of dough, woven into spirals … Continue reading

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Twice-Baked Potatoes Recipe

The dinner table is no stranger to baked potatoes and mashed potatoes appear regularly at both everyday meals and holiday feasts, but there’s something special about the twice-baked potato. Maybe it’s because it takes a little longer to put together … Continue reading

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Banana Bread Recipe

There is a tendency to believe the most beautiful fruit will be the most delicious. Not so with America’s most popular fruit. When the banana has turned from green to the iconic yellow we know so well, its journey to … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Although an earlier version of this favorite has been attributed to Alexander Frehse of Switzerland, this classic pie with a lemon custard filling and a light meringue topping was established in America by a Philadelphia confectioner by the name of … Continue reading

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