Hamantaschen

It’s almost a month past Purim and I’m finally getting around to posting these cookies! Better late than never. Who needs Purim to make delicious jam filled cookies? Hamantaschen cookies can be dry with the only burst of moisture or flavor coming from the filling. This recipe adds brightness and moisture to the cookie itself…

Happy (Belated) Purim: Chocolate Hamantaschen

First let’s talk about Purim (which took place March 10, ’09). The history: A holiday not in the Torah, but from the Book of Esther. The story is in and read from the Megillah. Esther married the King of Persia (without him knowing she was Jewish). The king’s aide, Haman, wanted to kill the Jews….