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Last week we reviewed Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, and we’ve already shared a fantastic recipe for Moroccan Flaky Chicken and Almond Pie

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Last week we reviewed Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, and we’ve already shared a fantastic recipe for Moroccan Flaky Chicken and Almond Pie

Today, we give you another recipe from the book, Yeasted Pumpkin Bread. Yeasted Pumpkin Bread Sephardi Jews traditionally eat foods made with pumpkin and squash on Rosh Hashanah, when they hold symbolic significance. Jewish traders also played a major role in spreading the New World gourd across the Mediterranean during the time of Columbus, and Sephardi cuisine continues to utilize pumpkin in many baked goods, jams, and other dishes today. This tender, gently spiced bread, called pan de calabaza, can be shaped in a spiral for Rosh Hashanah, baked in a loaf pan, or formed into rolls. But this recipe’s sunset-colored...

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It is officially fall

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It is officially fall

I have mixed feelings about that. I love long warm summer days and all that they bring so I’m always a little sad to see summer pass by. But fall is so beautiful and this time of year I always get the urge to get in the kitchen and do some baking. I know lots of people are full on pumpkin spice this time of year, and I have nothing against pumpkin spice but if I had to pick my favorite of the fall spices it would be straight up cinnamon. It goes so well with so many things, in...

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These sausage, ham, and cheese loaves are a hearty, traditional Portuguese bread, that is made with presunto, chouriço, and semi-firm sheep’s milk cheese

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These sausage, ham, and cheese loaves are a hearty, traditional Portuguese bread, that is made with presunto, chouriço, and semi-firm sheep’s milk cheese

They can also be made into rolls. From | The New Portuguese Table | Clarkson Potter, 2009 Every Saturday when I was growing up, my mother would go to the local Portuguese bakery and buy a dozen chouriço rolls—torpedo-shaped logs stuffed with sausage. By Monday, they would be gone, mostly due to me. To dress up my childhood classic, I added presunto and cheese, and sometimes sautéed onions and garlic, to the dough. And I form the rolls into round loaves because I think they look more elegant on the table.–David Leite Portuguese Sausage, Ham, and Cheese Loaves Quick Glance...

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