Tag Archives: chocolate

A Twist on a Twist

Happy Challah Day! I can’t think of a better way to conclude Jewish American Heritage Month than with this delicious braided bread, which has become so mainstream in American culture. Challah can be found in gourmet bakeries and everyday supermarkets, … Continue reading

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A Pastry with Shmear

Happy Jewish American Heritage Month! I know, exciting right? Be prepared for culinary awesomeness! Jews have been in America since 1654, when a group of Jews from Recife, Brazil migrated to New Amsterdam. Since then, Jews have both influenced and been influenced … Continue reading

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Boozy Green Velvet Cake

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day all! Back in Milwaukee where I am from, we have a huge Irish immigrant population that goes crazy during this holiday. The neighboring city of Chicago even adds green dye to the river! So coloring bagels, … Continue reading

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Mayan Hot Chocolate

Happy End of the World Day everyone! Whether or not you believe in all of this apocalypse scuttlebutt, you had better believe that the ancient Maya knew their chocolate! They were among the earliest chocolate lovers out there as early … Continue reading

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