Bocconcini del Nonno-Italian Almond Cookies עוגיות שקדים אטלקיות כשרות לפסח

If it were up to Better Half, we would spend most of our life together on vacation.  We would go skiing together every second week in the winter, spend Passover in Hawaii and summers in New Zealand.  And I would join him on all his international tax conferences. Thank God I hate vacations or we would
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Passover Chocolate, Nuts and Raisins Cookies עוגיות שוקולד, אגוזים וצימוקים לפסח

Growing up, Pessach (Passover) baking used to be a real hassle.  We didn’t use our everyday oven during Pessach, but  rather a Wonder Pot.   A Wonder Pot is an aluminum pot shaped like a Bundt baking pan used for baking on top of a gas stove.  They were common in Israel during the 1950s, when many didn’t own an oven.  My grandmother used
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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffles טראפלס שוקולד מריר ופטל

Oh, the amount of money I could have saved had I tried making truffles at home earlier! I mean, I used to consume at least a pound of Godiva or Leonidas truffles a week.  I was quite the spoilt brat back then and would settle for nothing less. It so happens that I got a
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Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

This Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake was one heck of a roller coaster ride. It was supposed to commemorate my return to the kitchen, following two consecutive trips abroad and a hectic examination period. When I checked the Baked Sunday Mornings baking schedule, I was delighted to discover that the next baking project  was not only
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Toffee Coffee Cake Surprise

The odds were against this cake from the start. We came back from a ski vacations in Italy on Monday, I’m leaving to Lapland later this week, and all that is taking place smack in the middle of my exams.  I should have stayed far away from the kitchen, let alone bake a cake, which requires preparing homemade toffee ahead
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