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A Passover Favorite, Two Ways

I’ve always considered myself to have two favorite holidays: Thanksgiving and Passover. It’s not surprising, given that both holidays emphasize celebrating with big feasts. This year I had the opportunity to host my first seder. My parents and brother were … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

We don’t often share our cookie recipes, but since peanut butter cookies are always a favorite at Baking for Good, and since this one is gluten-free, dairy-free, and even, by some definitions, Kosher for Passover, I couldn’t help but want … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Bananas

Ever since he was a kid, my dad has had a fear of bananas. Dad, you’re going to want to close your eyes for this post. A couple of weeks ago, I learned firsthand about the importance of proofreading. I … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kumquats

When was the last time you ate a kumquat? I’m not sure if they’re just rarely in my grocery store or if I always overlook them. Either way, I’ve always been interested in them but never really known what to … Continue reading

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My Kind of Valentine’s Day Candy

When I was little, one of my favorite things my mom would make was candied orange peel. (I’m not sure if I had very grown up tastes in sweets or just very weird ones — I always preferred flan and … Continue reading

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Granola Roasted Pears

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal of the day. It’s an excuse to start the day off with a little something sweet – jam on toast, brown sugar in oatmeal, honey in tea. This recipe can pass for breakfast … Continue reading

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Mini Poptart Hearts

When I first moved to New York, I loved to go food shopping. This was fortunate, as the grocery stores in my neighborhood were so small that any recipe I wanted to make typically required me to stop at no … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Chocolate Heart Cookies

If you’re familiar with Baking for Good, you’ll know that we make tons of iced cookies, usually on a buttery sugar cookie base. Customers are often surprised at how delicious the cookies are; they’ll say “I knew they’d be beautiful, … Continue reading

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Warm Swiss Chard Salad with Butternut Squash

In the middle of winter, I never want to eat a cold salad, but warm greens can really hit the spot. I made this salad a couple of weeks ago for the first time and loved it so much that … Continue reading

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Weekend Recipe: Popovers

Popovers have a way of turning regular meals into really special ones. They’re so light and airy and can be made sweet or savory with the addition of good butters, jams, salts, etc. I have a sweet tooth, obviously, and … Continue reading

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