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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

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Spiced Honey Biscotti 

Spiced Honey Biscotti

By Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Jewish Light September 24, 2020

INGREDIENTSBiscotti:3 c. plus 2 tbsp. unbleached all-purpose flour½ c. packed dark brown sugar½ tsp. ground cinnamon½ tsp.  ground ginger½ tsp. ground cloves¼ tsp. allspice¼ tsp. ground nutmeg1 tsp. baking powder⅛ tsp. coarse kosher salt½ c....

Anya Corson started her fermented honey business, Anya’s Apothekere, around her mother’s dining room table in 2017. In three years its grown into a thriving enterprise, selling to major grocery chains, Amazon, as well as on her website, anyasapothekere.com.

Home-born fermented honey business takes wing

By Kate Robbins, Special to the Jewish Light June 25, 2020

In late 2017, Anya Corson started her fermented honey business around her mother’s dining room table. “We grew up with Shabbat dinners and holidays always around this table and all the wonderful conversations and things that have happened around...

Spiced honey cake

Spiced Honey Cake

By Margi Lenga Kahn September 10, 2015

(Cake should be baked one day in advance of serving) Unsalted butter for coating pan 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for coating pan 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2...

Apple and honey pie pops. Photo: Sheri Silver

Apple and Honey Pie Pops: A new family favorite

By Sheri Silver, The Nosher via JTA August 26, 2015

Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashanah brings to mind certain traditional food customs, the most well-known being the dipping of apples in honey.And while a classic apple pie or cake is a lovely way to mark our hopes for a sweet new year, I thought...

Honey

What’s behind the apples and honey tradition during Rosh Hashanah?

By Sybil Kaplan, JTA September 21, 2011

JERUSALEM - Among the familiar customs of Rosh Hashanah is the dipping of apple pieces in honey - but what is its origin? King David had a "cake made in a pan and a sweet cake" (II Samuel 6: 15, 19) given to everyone. Hosea 3:1 identifies the "sweet cake"...

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