Chanukah Sufganiot (Doughnuts)

Happy Chanukah! I did a thing. I made sufganiot (soof-gan-ee-ot) which are filled doughnuts. I wasn’t planning on having this post because my family usually just buys some from a bakery, but 2020 has already been so wild, why not just make our own doughnuts this year! This was actually my first time ever! Found…

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

The holiday season is here. Chanukah starts tomorrow, so I’m super excited for that. I can’t wait to stuff my face with latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (doughnuts). Those are the two most commonly eaten foods on this holiday. If you want to make your own latkes this year, you can check out two of…

Potato Latkes

I love latkes (potato pancakes). Along with sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), they are a traditional dish to have on chanukah. It’s classic to make them with regular russet/yellow flesh potatoes but I also like using sweet potatoes for something special. They are so easy to make too. The actual mixture is just a few ingredients –…

Honey Cake

Wow September is pretty much over. A new month is about to start which is aligning with the start of a new jewish year. It is the holiday called rosh hashanah (“head of the year”). Jewish people like to celebrate by eating lots of sweet foods because we want to have a happy and sweet…

Passover Side Dishes: Kugels

‘Tis the season of matzah aka passover. It’s always interesting when passover and Easter fall on the same day/weekend – grocery stores are just extra packed which makes for a fun time shopping. I managed to get everything done though and the past 2 days have been full of cooking. The oven has been on…

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Here’s another good holiday post. I had seen this recipe for sugar cookies dipped in white chocolate and crushed candy cane pieces which looked good but I wanted to change it up slightly (Original recipe: Sugarย Cookieย Recipe). I decided to sub out some of the flour (1/2 cup) for that same amount of cocoa powder, to…