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February 22, 2013
Irene Saiger

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Shortbread Triangles

Shhhh,  here is what I baked and sent in lieu of Hamantaschen this year, and here is what I received in return.  Chag Purim Sameach. Shortbread Triangles (a Martha Stewart Recipe) 1 stick unsalted butter room temperature 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a mixing bowl, cream […]

February 17, 2013
Irene Saiger

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Chocolate Babka

I wish I knew something about the Purim celebrations that my parents experienced during their childhood.  They were both from observant families so it is hard to imagine that the holiday was not marked in some way.  On top of which my mother’s aunt owned the bakery in Mogielnica.  Did she prepare Hamantaschen or some […]

March 11, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Brownie Meringues

We are now three weeks away from Passover.  This is the first time in about twenty years that we will be conducting the Seder in the dining room primarily because twelve of us can fit there.  No need to empty out the living room, order extra tables, rent cloths and napkins.  Yet instead of being happy about […]

January 21, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Brownies and Good Neighbors

When we moved into our home in Beverlywood about 21 years ago our next door neighbor immediately greeted us with a cake.  Having grown up in an apartment building in The Bronx, I always thought that particular tradition was something that only happened in the movies.  Sara S. and her husband Ben had built their home […]

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