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Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

Make This Now! Orange-Scented Seeded Challah

When I was little, one of the breads my mom taught me to make was challah. For those of you who don’t know, challah is a kind of braided egg bread that is traditionally served by Jews on Shabbat. During Rosh Hashana, however, the loaves are shaped into spirals or rounds symbolizing the continuity of creation. Sometimes raisins or honey are added to the recipe in order to make the resulting loaves extra sweet. My family isn’t Jewish, so I am not sure where my mom learned to make such amazing challah, but I do remember thinking it…