Smoothie Pops

By Peri Wechsler / June 20, 2024 / 0 Comments

Recipe by Odaiah Leeds Prep by Chumy Berger Styling and photography by Chay Berger I don’t know about you, but all summer long nonstop, my kids are asking for ice pops. These smoothie pops are a summer favorite here. They’re something the kids are excited about, and they’re also Mommy approved! Now they can have […]

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Pesto Fettuccine Alfredo

By Peri Wechsler / June 7, 2024 / 0 Comments

The pesto adds flavor to this classic creamy pasta.  Yield: 6–8 servings Ingredients: 1 (16-oz.) box fettuccine, cooked al dente according to package directions 2 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1 cup fresh basil, checked, or 8 cubes frozen basil 1 cup heavy cream ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon kosher salt 2 […]

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Heavenly Cheesecake Bites

By Peri Wechsler / May 30, 2024 / 0 Comments

Everything good in one small bite.   Yield: 48 mini cheesecake bites   Ingredients: Crumbs: ¾ cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted   Cheese layer: 1½ cups whipped cream cheese 1½ cups sour cream 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar Whip, for garnish   […]

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A Tziyun for Everyone

By Peri Wechsler / May 23, 2024 / 0 Comments

Aharon Hirsh Cohen Up hats, down hats, beaver hats, knitted yarmulkes, and suits of all different lengths all together in large crowds is a common sight at the Kosel or in Meron on Lag BaOmer or maybe in places like Shomer Shabbos in Boro Park or Scheiner’s shul in Monsey. But a beis hachaim around […]

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Cutting Hair During Sefirah

By Peri Wechsler / May 16, 2024 / 0 Comments

Women Q May a woman remove hair via electrolysis, tweezing, or waxing during Sefirah? A Yes.   Q May women shave during Sefirah? A Yes.   Q What is a woman’s restriction of cutting hair during Sefirah? A A woman may not cut the hair on her head.   Q Is there any difference between […]

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The Sweet Spot

By Peri Wechsler / May 9, 2024 / 0 Comments

It’s back to routine…or better. Meira Waldman on balanced, clean eating Elisheva Braun Kids sip from Slurpees the size of their face, gulping red-dye-and-sugar cocktails in heart-palpitating amounts. Shmorg tables groan under towers of food: fried chicken in dripping, glistening sauces; greasy kugel; beef jerky and cholent; and, if the ba’al simchah’s feeling health conscious, […]

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Praline- Hazelnut Ice Cream Pie

By Peri Wechsler / April 18, 2024 / 0 Comments

Recipe by Pessi Piller Recipe prep by Chumy Berger Styling and photography by Chay Berger My mother-in-law makes one of the best Pesach’dig ice creams. Last year, I upgraded it by making it into a praline ice cream pie. Not only did it look pretty, the reviews I got were incredible.   Yield: 1 9” […]

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Honey-Pastrami Roasted Potatoes

By Peri Wechsler / April 11, 2024 / 0 Comments

Delicious yet unique roasted potatoes covered in a sweet honey-pastrami sauce  Yield: 4–6 servings   Ingredients: 4 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon oil, divided ¾ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon garlic powder 3 cloves garlic, chopped 4 tablespoons honey 2 slices pastrami, cut into […]

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Pecan Fudge Brownies

By Peri Wechsler / April 4, 2024 / 0 Comments

Most kosher for Pesach baked goods are notoriously complicated to make, with lots of steps and bowls. But this one is an exception, requiring no mixer and no complicated steps! This no-fail brownie is sure to please. Yield: 12 squares Ingredients: ⅓ cup potato starch, leveled ¼ cup cocoa ¾ cup sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon […]

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Avocado Toast

By Peri Wechsler / March 28, 2024 / 0 Comments

Recipe, styling, and photography by Faigy Murray Sometimes the best recipes are non-recipes. This is one that I’ve been making on repeat. If I want to skip the bread, I have it in a whole wheat wrap or even simply eat it as a nice, big salad. The flavor combination is amazing. Yield: 2 servings […]

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