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You’ve heard of cottage CHEESE…

Well, we’re back from the cottage, and here we are, making homemade “cottage challah” last Friday!

Eyeballing a very basic, thicker-than-usual dough on Thursday night…

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Kneading in an impromptu “dough bowl”…

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Then, hauling it out for the kids on Friday afternoon!

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Mine looked gorgeous!  I’m not used to working with such a firm dough…

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We gave the kids raisin packets and I told them they could eat as many as they wanted and use the rest for their challahs.  Naomi painstakingly poked each one in to “hide” it in her dough.

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What beautiful challahs!

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And once again, I forgot to take pictures of the finished product!  They were a little drier than usual, and not as sweet as I like them, but they were warm and fresh, and THAT is a lovely thing in itself, in the midst of a crazy-busy cottage week.

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