Homemade goodies are fun and easy to make .They also afford you the exciting opportunity to use your creativity to design your own custom packaging. One favorite Erev Purim memory of mine, is standing in the kitchen with my children packaging piles of freshly baked oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. These memories and the warm feelings last long after the last cookies are gone. Over the years working for Family First Magazine, I’ve prepared many packaging ideas using home baked items. Here are a couple of ideas.
When it comes to babka I often think of Goldilocks (that's right, the one with the three bears). You see, somehow it's always hard to get the babka "just right". Sometimes, it's too doughy, while at other times too chocolatey, but the perfect balance seems so hard to find. A few years ago I got this recipe from my good friend Shaini, I'm sure you'll agree with me that the only complaint you'll hear will be " someone's been eating my piece...."