Homemade Strawberry Jelly Recipe

Strawberry jelly is a natural fit for many Jewish pastries.

Since we’re DIY fans – it only makes sense that we’ll give you a recipe for making a large batch of homemade strawberry jelly, doesn’t it?

So next time you’re making your Hanukkah Sufganiyot, Purim Oznei Haman (Hamantash) or any other delicious Jewish pastry – make sure to return to this homemade strawberry preserves recipe so you’ll get the credit for entire dish. 

I recommend you print this recipe, bookmark it (and share it) or store it someplace safe – so you’ll be able to return to it when needed.

Let’s get to it.

Note: We’ll be using pectin in our strawberry jam, however it’s completely optional so feel free to leave the pectin out.

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Best Easy Matzo Balls Chicken Soup Recipe

What is a Passover Seder table worth without some traditional Jewish matzo ball chicken soup?

Matzo balls (or matzo kleis if you’re Yiddish) is what many people consider their favorite Kosher for Passover meal.

It’s kind of “expected” during Passover:

  • Your kids probably expect it. Because what else will they eat when they can’t eat their favorite Chometz food for a week? 
  • Your guests definitely expect it, especially since they probably brought you some great Passover gifts.
  • And let’s face it – even you’re probably looking forward to it, otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this.

So if you’re going to cook this Passover, there’s no way I’m going to let you skip matzo balls this Pesach. 

Don’t worry if you’re not sure how to make matzo ball soup yet, soon enough you’ll be making it from scratch and you’ll discover how easy it is. 

Let’s get cooking. 

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Chocolate Balls Recipe for Purim – Quick & Easy

So you’re in the Purim spirit. 

That means you’re probably looking for quick & easy treats to make for your kids (besides Hamantaschen of course), or even better – with your kids. 

Am I right?

Yep, these chocolate balls are probably what you’re looking for. 

Because you know that every Mishloach Manot deserves a personal touch, and what’s more personal than homemade chocolate balls?

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Jewish Poppy Seed Cookies (Hamantaschen) Recipe for Purim

No Purim is ever complete without traditional Jewish poppy seed cookies (also known as Hamantaschen cookies, Oznei Haman or Haman’s ears) – the official Purim feast food.

You can send the most delicious mishloach manot baskets, but Purim is never really complete without poppy seed Hamantaschen cookies for the kids, and adults.

Even though you might go the lazy route and just order Hamantaschen cookies online, it’s way more fun to make the cookies yourself.

Don’t worry it’s not that intimidating… It’s actually quite easy – even for a beginner cook such as myself.

So, up for the challenge?

I knew it! 

Let’s get rolling (literally).

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Homemade Applesauce ? Recipe

Homemade applesauce is such a treat, and it’s so easy to make that there is no real justification in buying ready-made applesauce.

You can make a decent amount, can it and freeze it for the entire winter – especially when Hanukkah pays a visit (try it with potato latkes!).

This dead-simple applesauce recipe will make any amateur cook feel like a master chef. 

So let’s get saucy.

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Homemade Vanilla Glazed Baked Donuts (Gluten Free)

Who’s up for some old fashioned vanilla glazed baked donuts? 

Since you’re reading this, i’ll take it that you’re in… that makes two of us.

We’re going to add a few twists to this quick & easy homemade vanilla glazed donuts recipe, compared to your run of the mil Hanukkah sufganiya:

  • We’ll add a pinch of creativity by choosing to make our simple vanilla icing from scratch for our glazed donuts, as opposed to using traditional jelly.
  • We’re going to make baked homemade glazed donuts, as opposed to fried donuts (much healthier!)
  • We’re making these glazed donuts gluten free!

Are you ready? Go wash your hands & let’s get to work!

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Homemade Jelly Filled Powdered Donuts (Hanukkah Sufganiyot) Recipe

When you think about Hanukkah – what’s the first thing that comes to mind (besides cool gifts)?

If you ever spent Hanukkah in Israel, the answer is easy: jelly filled Hanukkah donuts – a.k.a sufganiyot.

Hanukkah isn’t Hanukkah without sufganiyot, and vice versa.

Let’s ignore the fact that these delicious stuffed donuts are probably the biggest cause of our weight gain during Hanukkah. 

But hey! That’s why the term “holiday weight” is for…

Right now, let’s focus on making delicious Hanukkah jelly filled donuts for the kids with this dead-easy recipe.

Recommended: Check out our homemade strawberry jam recipe for a full-fledged homemade Hanukkah donut recipe.

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Cottage Cheese Latkes Recipe

Latkes… Latkes everywhere.

Well, it’s because they’re so easy to make, and because they’re pretty damn tasty.

We all know about the traditional potato Latkes

But this time we decided to give you something a little cheesier – a high protein cottage cheese pancakes recipe.

These cottage cheese Latkes are a great little snack for Hanukkah, Passover, or any light dinner – and they’re extremely easy to make.

So let’s get cooking.

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Jewish Potato Latkes Recipe for Hanukkah

Hanukkah is here.

And like many other Jewish holidays, it calls for some traditional Jewish cooking (and gifts).

Luckily Hanukkah is a holiday with simple food – potato Latkes (commonly known as kosher potato pancakes or potato fritters) being a traditional & popular one.

And that’s good news for you, because contrary to many beliefs: simple food = a quick and easy recipe for delicious Jewish potato pancakes!

So today we bring you the best authentic Jewish potato Latkes recipe you’ll find. So let’s cut the excuses and get cooking. Calling all amateurs to report to the kitchen!

Recommended: Check out our homemade applesauce recipe. It goes great with potato Latkes!


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