Coffee Brownies for Two

This coffee brownies recipe is the perfect size for two people. It’s ideal for a Valentine’s Day dessert. Or for any time you want to whip up fudgy brownies to … Read more

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Chinese New Year—35+ Best Recipes

Chinese New Year is my kind of holiday—parading dragons, fireworks, and food (lots of food!). The dragons and fireworks are meant to scare off evil spirits and auspicious foods portend … Read more

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Har Gow Chinese Shrimp Dumplings

Har Gow, plump Chinese shrimp dumplings in a tender translucent wrapper, are arguably the best dim sum dumplings. My family of three can’t have a dim sum meal without ordering … Read more

Prik Nam Pla Thai Dipping Sauce

Prik nam pla was on practically every restaurant table when I traveled in Thailand. The traditional Thai sauce is perfect for adding an extra boost of flavor to grilled meat … Read more

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Thai Fish Cakes or Tod Mun Pla

Thai Fish Cakes, or Tod Mun Pla, are loaded with the flavors of lemongrass, cilantro, and hot chiles. This recipe uses Thai curry paste, which provides layers of flavor without … Read more

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Easy Kreplach Recipe with Beef Filling

Kreplach are tender dumplings plump with meat or vegetable fillings. They are served either in broth or fried with applesauce or sour cream (for the vegetarian versions!) for dipping. This … Read more

Chlebicky Czech Open-Faced Sandwiches

Chlebicky, Czech-style open-faced sandwiches, are like an Eastern European version of Spanish tapas. Baguette rounds loaded with assorted toppings—each round as unique as a snowflake—to make a delectable bar snack … Read more

Czech Kolacky with Poppy Seed Filling

Czech Kolacky are flaky, golden brown rounds of cream cheese pastry filled with a sweetened poppy seed filling. They are a perfect addition to your Christmas cookie platter! These delicate … Read more

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29+ Best Hanukkah Recipes

The best Hanukkah recipes are decadent. It’s a holiday all about celebrating the miracle of oil, after all. Hanukkah is all about surviving against the odds, and what better way … Read more

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The Best Rosh Hashanah Honey Cake

This easy honey cake for Rosh Hashanah is perfect—beautifully moist in the center, crisp around the edge, and full of rich, sweet honey flavor.