You’re Making This for Shabbos. Or Your Seudah. Wanna Bet? (Hint: You’ll need challah dough)

Yep. If you’re making challah, I bet you’re going to make this garlic challah recipe too. Were we right?
Yep. If you’re making challah, I bet you’re going to make this garlic challah too. Were we right?   Warning: this pretty garlic challah may upstage all the fancier dishes you’re planning to serve. Start by rolling your challah into a rectangle. Brush with parsley/garlic mixture. Roll up, jelly-roll style.   Cut slits in the roll. Cut off the ends and shape into a circle. Put...

 Can I Freeze Potato Kugel?

Can I Freeze Potato Kugel? 3 ways to reheat potato kugel so no one knows you froze it.
  3 ways to reheat potato kugel so no one knows you froze it.   Don’t want to be busy peeling, shredded, and baking on Friday morning? Here’s how you can prep your kugel in advance with no one the wiser. Option 1: Remove from www.ourhealthissues.com/product-category/gastrointestinal/ freezer the night before. The next morning, sprinkle kugel with 2-3 tablespoons of water. Cover and bake at 225ºF for...

Set the Coolest Purim Seudah Table (and you don’t need to buy a thing)

Everything you need to recreate this Purim table is already in your home (because we know you don’t have a moment to spare this week).
  Everything you need to recreate this table is already in your home (because we know you don’t have a moment to spare this week).   We know you are busy. Between the mishloach manos that need to be put together, the Purim costumes that definitely do not happen by themselves, food prep and carpools (yep, those never end!), there isn’t...

It Isn’t Bedtime without These Preschool Book Favorites

It Isn’t Bedtime without These Preschool Book Favorites. You loved the tween book list and asked for a preschool version. Your wish is our command!
  You loved the tween book list and asked for a preschool version. Your wish is our command! I firmly believe that every child’s library must be started with a copy of Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown. We’ve gone through several copies (including a Hebrew one we bought in Israel when we realized we left our copy at home and...

Purim Gift Tags! Download Yours Now and Your Mishloach Manos is Set!

Do you scramble to each year to create the gift tags that will accompany your mishloach manos? Now you can download these custom monogrammed gift tags with your initial. Choose your letter and you’ll receive 1 printable PDF including 8 assorted 3-inch monogrammed gift tags available for download after purchase for just $1! Print them out on kraft cardstock or the cardstock of your choice to complement your mishloach manos.
  These Purim gift tags look like they were custom created just for you!   Do you scramble to each year to create the gift tags that will accompany your mishloach manos? Now you can download these custom monogrammed gift tags with your initial.   Choose your letter and you’ll receive a printable PDF including 8 assorted 3-inch monogrammed gift tags available for download after...

 The 5-Minute 3-Ingredient Appetizer That Will Get Kids to Actually Sit Down

The 5-Minute 3-Ingredient Appetizer That Will Get Kids to Actually Sit Down. Erev Shabbos, Purim, or anytime...these pull apart hot dogs are a keeper
  Erev Shabbos, Purim, or anytime...these pull apart hot dogs are a keeper   I mean really...puff pastry? Hot dogs? It’s guaranteed to taste good…but did you think that this combo could actually be pretty? Call this an appetizer, hors d’oeuvres, or even just a pre-Shabbos snack. With probably less than 5 minutes of effort, you can have a starter that’s easy...

No Time to Patchke, Yet Still Want to Give a Nice Mishloach Manos? We Have Your Back.

No Time to Patchke, Yet Still Want to Give a Nice Mishloach Manos? We Have Your Back. 1-2-3 and these mishloach manos are….done!
   1-2-3 and these mishloach manos are….done! Here are a few ideas that will help you out: I found these inexpensive yet very pretty boxes at the B&B Party Goods store. Anything looks good in them. Literally. See for yourself: They also look great stacked, as you see here: As you see, I didn't fill these boxes with anything too complex. Just a clean, neat...

Ready to Start Shopping for Pesach Clothing? Keep Track of What You Have and What You Need with This Chart.

Ready to Start Shopping for Pesach Clothing? Keep Track of What You Have and What You Need with This Chart. Because it’s lots of fun to make sure every girls’ outfit has a matching bow. It’s not as much fun to buy boys socks. But they all must be done anyway.
    Because it’s lots of fun to make sure every girls’ outfit has a matching bow. It’s not as much fun to buy boys socks. But they all must be done anyway.   One outfit down, and less than six week to go until Pesach.   I better get moving. It was much easier when it was just the boys. During those...

From Simply to Simply Chic: More Mishloach Manos Inspiration

Mishloach Manos Ideas
  Still need some inspiration? Whether you want to go simple and neat or make it a wow, we’ve compiled these ideas that are easy to create (and only one requires baking).   Keep It Neat   The packages above prove you don’t need to spend much at all to have a classy looking package. Most of these boxes and containers are available for...

3 Cheesy Things You Can Create Using Challah Dough

Chipotle Buns This cheese has so much flavor, you don’t need anything else other than your dough and the cheese to create these buns! Roll out 1 pound dough to the size of a baking sheet. Cover with slices of Natural and Kosher Chipotle Cheese (the more, the cheesier). Roll up, jelly-roll style. Slice 12 buns and place in a 9-x13-inch pan. Bake at 425ºF for 20-25 minutes.
  Challah dough is rising but don’t want to cook dinner? Make these easy cheesy dishes. While most batches of challah dough involve 5 (or even 6) pound of flour, many families don’t need that many challahs each week. You can use your challah dough to make lots of different dishes...including dairy ones for dinner on Thursday night, or prep it...