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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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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Sushi Hamantaschen (Onigiri): A Healthy Hamantaschen Alternative

Hamantaschen is the official Purim snack – we all know that.

But for some of us the standard poppy seed Hamantaschen cookies just don’t cut it anymore.

It’s quite understandable… It can get quite boring after a few straight Purims.

The solution?

Creativity.

Pablo Picasso used to say: “Good artists borrow, great artists steal”.

But since stealing is not nice, let’s just “borrow” a popular Japanese dish 🙂

That dish is called Onigiri, which stands for “rice ball”.

Our Onigiri obviously won’t be “ball-shaped”, but rather Hamantaschen-shaped (triangle).

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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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