J & M Cinnamon Buns

My daughter Jacki & I collaborated on this recipe & I think we came up with the MOST delicious cinnamon bun recipe ever!!

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Sweet Noodle Kugel with Apples Raisins

First posted in September of 2017….

This sweet noodle kugel with apples & raisins ( you can omit the raisins if you don’t like them!)  is a family recipe of my friend Pnina. I am so honoured that she shared this recipe with me. Perfect for this time of year when there is an abundance of apples….but don’t limit yourself to just eating it now…it is perfect for anytime!

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Dasha’s Cottage Cheese Pie

An old family recipe for a cottage cheese ‘pie’ baked in a square pan…so not really a ‘pie’ but not a square either! This recipe has a cake like bottom, cottage cheese filling & cake like top… slightly sweet but not too much sugar…baked to a golden brown. But it isn’t really a cake either! You will just have to make it & decide what to call it yourself!!

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Pumpkin Walnut Cake **the walnuts are optional

I cut the recipe for this pumpkin cake out of a magazine in 2002. I love this cake so much that I have the paper in a clear plastic sleeve so that it doesn’t get ruined!  It is perfect for pumpkin lovers & even if you don’t love pumpkin, you might find that you like this cake. …The pumpkin flavour is so subtle.  Continue reading “Pumpkin Walnut Cake **the walnuts are optional”

Cottage Cheese Muffins

I love these cottage cheese muffins. The recipe is from over 40 years ago! Our family has been making them forever! I think the original recipe was given to my mom by a friend of hers. Sometimes I would play  majong with my mom’s group & this friend of hers would make the cheese muffins to eat at the game. I always looked forward to them & never hesitated to play there.  I think of her fondly whenever I make them.

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Challah ( makes 4 round loaves or 3 twisted loaves) Updated Sept/18

I’m sure there as many recipes for Challah as there are stars in the sky..well, maybe not quite but really, there are a lot of recipes. And..most people feel that their recipe is the best… and I am sure they are! This recipe is the one I use to make round Challah for Rosh Hashanah… I don’t use this recipe during the year since it makes 4 saves & I don’t need that many every week.

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