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Turkey-Shaped Challah for Thanksgiving

By November 8, 2011

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Thanksgiving for KidsIf you're looking for a fun way to infuse Judaism into your Thanksgiving celebration, how about this: turkey-shaped challah.

Challah is a kind of Jewish egg bread that's traditionally eaten on Shabbat and as part of holiday celebrations. Sweet Happy Life's recipe for honey-vanilla challah produces a fluffy, sweet bread that can then be shaped into anything from the traditional three-braid challah to a teddy bear or a turkey. Even better, shaping the bread into your desired shape is a fantastic activity for kids.

(Full disclosure: Sweet Happy Life is my personal blog and shaping challah into animal shapes is something of an obsession for my toddler and I.)

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November 30, 2011 at 6:32 pm
(1) Nicholas Swann says:

I think it is an excellent idea that Challah is designed as a turkey. Judaism is centered around unity,strength, and being thankful for survival.

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