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Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen are triangular-filled cookies usually associated with the Jewish holiday of Purim. Popular fillings for Hamantaschen include poppyseed, prune, date, apricot and chocolate. Purim falls on the 14th day of Adar on the Hebrew calendar. Purim is celebrated by Jews all over the world, but it’s one of the most widely celebrated festivals in Israel. …

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Chocolate Mint Oreo Truffles

Chocolate Mint Oreo Truffles are the most delicious 3-ingredient dessert recipe. This is an easy recipe that happens to be super impressive looking too. February 19th is National Chocolate Mint Day! This is a day to celebrate chocolate paired with mint. Mint is usually paired with dark chocolate since it’s known for being bitter and …

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Raspberry Linzer Cookies

Beautiful Raspberry Linzer Cookies can be made into a lot of different shapes. These buttery sandwich cookies are filled with raspberry jam and dusted with powdered sugar. February 14th is Valentine’s Day. The perfect way to celebrate is to make some heart-shaped Raspberry Linzer Cookies or Chocolate Dipped Strawberries! Linzer cookies are German in origin, …

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Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

There are many kinds of Chocolate Cake, but people are most familiar with the traditional two-layer cake like this Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake. Mayonnaise is made up primarily of oil and egg yolks, so it serves as the perfect substitute for those ingredients in chocolate cake! It gives chocolate cake a moist, rich texture without changing …

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How to make Irish Coffee

I consider learning How to Make Irish Coffee a bit of a life skill that everyone must learn. This is a brilliant, delicious, hot cocktail made with lightly sweetened coffee, Irish whiskey, cream and (sometimes) chocolate shavings. January 25th is National Irish Coffee Day. It’s perfect to be celebrating Irish Coffee in the middle of …

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