What’s the Difference Between Challah and Babka?

Although they’re both delicious yeast-based breads, challah and babka have very different textures and babka often contains the addition of raisins, nuts, or chocolate which add another level of sweetness...

Need to fly with two loaves of fresh baked bread

by farinap 1 year ago

Should I pack in carry on or checked bag? How to protect them from getting crushed? It's braided challah. Should I freeze them?

Baking Challah [moved from Kosher board]

by craigcep 7 years ago

I'm on vacation this week so I'm baking challah. Recipe says to let dough rise for an hour. Can I let it rise overnight in my fridge? I'd rather sleep and bake in the am. Thoughts?

Nonfat milk powder in challah recipe?

by Fargo 3 years ago

I used to have a recipe clipped from a magazine like Good Housekeeping for a challah recipe that included nonfat dry milk powder and an overnight proof in the fridge -- for the life of me, I can't ...

Best Challah

by drip tray 14 years ago

Where is the best bakery for Challah in Manhattan? thanks

Challah Dough-Egg Noodles?

by akalish 5 years ago

A bad cold, not enough time, you know the story...So, can I use some challah dough I have in the freezer to make egg noodles for my chicken soup? The doughs for challah and egg noodles are probabl...

Challah and Rye Bread

by finefoodie55 3 years ago

With Cavallaro's abrupt closing last month I am at a loss as to where I might find the best Challah and Rye Bread in Montreal? I've tried Rosemount Rye and Strictly Kosher Challah and they just don...

Challah for next week in Monmouth County

by seal 4 years ago

Have to bring one to dinner Sunday the 13th and I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for the best in Monmouth. Somebody suggested Bagel World but I'm not sure which one or if they can be t...

HELP--accidentally used cold water to make challah

by arielleeve 4 years ago

I'm in the process of making challah -- already mixed the dough and now it is in the bowl for the first rise. Realized after I mixed it that I accidentally used cold instead of warm water (dumb, du...

Challah rest times?

by Bonniexx 4 years ago

I'm using this recipe: http://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/6697-my-favorite-challah It calls for an hour rise, then punch down before another 30 min. The bread is then shaped and let to rise for ...

My quest for the perfect crouton

by krissywats 13 years ago

Over the last several years I've been perfecting my crouton technique. I'm a great lover of excellent croutons and here's what I've discovered (I'd love your tricks/input as well): Must be made ...

gefilte fish - san diego?

by smile81 11 years ago

I just moved here from skokie, IL and need help finding a good jewish deli/grocery. where can i get my weekly challah needs and the occassional holiday stuff fulfilled (hamantashen, gefilte fish, ...

Challah in Chapel Hill or Carrboro?

by LulusMom 4 years ago

I've probably been right next to it a million times, but I can't recall seeing challah. Does anyone know if someone in the Chapel Hill/Carrboro area carries it on a regular basis, or certain days? ...

Challah baking questions

Nikki NYC
by Nikki NYC 4 years ago

I bake challah from scratch and everything I know I learned from the internet. I have a few questions and I'm hoping someone in Chowland has some answers! 1. Is there some test that indicates th...

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