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  • Spiced Nut and Cheese Hamantashen - Gluten Free Option [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    March 11, 2014 | 9:00 am

    I think I might have created the best Hamantashen ever. Really.

    Basically these hamantashen are like a cheese and prune danish meets a nutty cinnamon rugelach

    Hamantashen cookies are so often not “wowers.” Plain dough filled with jam shaped in a triangle to mimic the...

  • Poppy seed pleasures

    By Judy Zeidler

    February 29, 2012 | 12:16 pm

    It all began with Queen Esther, the heroine of the Purim story, who became a vegan when she married King Ahasuerus and moved into the palace. She favored fruits, beans and grains in her diet, and legend has it that poppy seed pastries were her favorite.

    Over time, I have developed...

  • Holiday Food Fight: Potato vs. Pastry

    By David Kaufmann

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    "The Great Latke-Hamantash Debate" edited by Ruth Fredman Cernea (University of Chicago Press, $18).

    As if we didn't have enough on our plates, here's something new to argue about. Not that Jews don't have a fine history of conflict: Hillel vs. Shammai, Bundists vs. Zionists, Labor...

  • Not Your Grandmother’s Macaroons

    By Michael Aushenker

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    You knew this was bound to happen.

    Just this past Purim, The Journal reported about how hamantashen were becoming a hot food delicacy outside of Jewish circles. Now, two enterprising Los Angeles-area women are bent on doing the same for yet another holiday dessert staple -- the...

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  • Hamantashen Goes Mainstream

    By Amy Sara Clark

    February 21, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    First it was bagels. Then rugelach. What's the next Jewish food to go mainstream?

    Could be hamantashen.

    Hamantashen now can be seen next to mini-bundt cakes and lemon poppy-seed muffins in the display case of your local coffee shop.

    Several large supermarket chains now carry them,...