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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Recipe: Blue Crinkle Cookies for Hanukkah

November 30, 2017

Ingredients:1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour1 tsp. baking powder¼ tsp. salt¾ cup granulated sugar¼ cup oil2 large eggs1 tsp. vanilla bean paste, or pure vanilla extractBlue food coloring1 cup powdered sugar, for coatingDirections:1. Line baking sheets with...

Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate and Dried Cherries

By Shannon Sarna, JTA September 22, 2015

Yield: 1 dozen cookiesI love chewy oatmeal raisin cookies. But when you combine tart, dried cherries with dark chocolate chips, you get a truly unique cookie that your guests will rave about. These cookies are great pareve or dairy and can me made a few...

Laura K. Silver

The tastiest way to learn math

By Laura K. Silver, Special to the Jewish Light March 9, 2012

If you’re looking for a way to make math a fun part of your kid’s daily life, let me suggest baking. Of all the ways to get fractions to make sense, this one is the easiest and by far the most delicious. Last year, my first graders proudly announced...

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