autumn reading, September edition

I love autumn, it’s wonderful to curl up with a book, a blanket, a mug of tea, and spend a few hours reading. I’m making progress through my TBR list. There are even a few short reviews of what I’ve read. All titles reviewed below were received through NetGalley in exchange for a review. I miss the days of paper ARCs, I read my e-book ARCs in fits and starts. One day I’ll get caught up. Read More about autumn reading, September edition

baking for Purim – Hamentaschen

Next week is Purim, I haven’t yet started cooking, so thought I’d link last year’s post on hamentaschen (and Pi Day) and some links for new combinations that have caught my eye.

Last year I used my favourite pie crust for the cookie. They were easy and amazing.

Hamentaschen step 5

The traditional fillings are lekvar (prune butter), apricot jam, and poppy seed filling.

That has not stopped many from coming up with different and unique fillings. I’ve not any of the following, but they definitely sound interesting!

These savory easy pulled BBQ brisket hamentaschen would be really good in my parve/vegan pie crust.


These Egg Roll Hamentaschen would be easy and yummy for the seudah (meal).