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Bloggiversary and April’s Daring Bakers Challenge

The April 2009 challenge is hosted by Jenny from Jenny Bakes. She has chosen Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake as the challenge. Happy Bloggiversary to Nosh and Tell! One month ago we started our blog and we cannot thank you enough for the overwhelming support we have gotten! Friends, family, and foodies alike we are so surprised with how successful the blog has been in the first month, we knew that we liked to blab about food but who knew anyone else would want to listen?! Keep reading, commenting, and telling all your friends because we’ve got some exciting things coming up (a Bloggiversary/Whitney’s Birthday Cake?!?) and so much more to share with you! And onto the Daring Baker’s Challenge of this month… Each month The Daring Bakers has a host/hostess that picks a recipe for all the members of TDB to bake, this month Jenny from┬áJenny Bakes┬áchose Abbey’s Infamous Cheesecake. It was my first Daring Bakers Challenge AND my first cheesecake, all in all it was pretty monumental. This challenge left a lot of room for …

Rel’s Passover Treat- Chocolate Matzah Brittle!

For those of you who know- and those of you who don’t- Matzah is…okay. It’s relatively tasteless, kind of like cardboard; it also is pretty dry and for lack of a better word, binding. Yikes! So for this Passover I decided to replicate a recipe that I enjoyed when I was younger. Matzah Brittle! I found this recipe from Zabars and added a few twists of my own. Let me just say, it is AMAZING. I will snack on this for the next 8 days and feel completely guiltless! The Brittle Recipe calls for: 4 Matzah Squares 1 Cup of Butter 1 Cup of Brown Sugar 2 Cups of Semi-sweet chocolate 1 Handful of Milk Chocolate chips 1 Handful of White Chocolate chips To make the brittle, start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees. While that’s heating up, put the butter and sugar in a pot and bring to a boil. Once it reaches a slow boil, pour it all over your matzah, which should be on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake the …