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Challah Time!

07/01/2021 06:00:01 PM


Zoom with us to connect through the beautiful ritual of making challah!

You're welcome to join in whatever your level of experience, wherever you are in the...Read more...

Challah Time Recipes & Resources

07/01/2021 05:00:00 PM


Recipes, websites, books..all things mentioned during or related to Challah Time.Read more...

Men's Club Heart Challah Bake

02/12/2022 04:49:01 PM


Welcome TOR Men's Club to the Challah Time blog!!!

This past weekend members of the TOR Men's Club took on the Heart Challah Challenge!   With a range of...Read more...

November 5, 2021

11/05/2021 03:48:37 PM


Maxim's Cheesecake Demonstration by Donna 

Wow! What a demonstration we had today by Donna of her tried and true cheesecake recipe from Maxim's in...Read more...

October 29, 2021

10/29/2021 08:00:00 PM


Demonstration Next Week: Cheesecake by Maxim's of New York will be Demonstrated next week by Donna!! Don't miss this wonderful experience! 

Today Challah Time included a demonstration of a new braiding...Read more...

April 9, 2021

04/09/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

A recent tradition has evolved for challah makers during the week after Pesach, when one may shape their challah into a shlissel or a key in order to bring good fortune.  Some of us took on this shaping challenge, eager...Read more...

April 2, 2021

04/02/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

This week in Challah Time, I demonstrated Real Simple's Flourless Chocolate Cake recipe.Read more...

March 26, 2021

03/26/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

This week, in preparation for Passover, Challah Time became Matzah Time!

Some of us tried our hand at making matzah in less than 18 minutes as is required for Passover. In preparation, we reviewed the PJ library...Read more...

March 12, 2021

03/12/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Today we enjoyed a terrific demonstration by Shinae and Erev Cantor Ben in Challah Time! They welcomed us into their kitchen and explained their process for creating beautiful...Read more...

Friday, February 19, 2021

02/19/2021 08:14:01 PM


Erica Bobrow

There was much baking today during Challah Time!

Ellen created a beautiful long braided challah that she showed us once it came out of the oven. I'm really looking forward to her results now that she's interested in exploring braiding. 

Ellie worked on creating this double-decker challah below, which I'm pleased to report is a...Read more...

Friday, January 22, 2021

01/22/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow


In honor of Tu B'Shevat Deanna created this beauty!

Send in your images on Friday once your challah has baked, along with your notes...Read more...

Friday, January 15, 2021

01/15/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Cecily's Challah

Send in your images along with your notes to We'll admire your work and learn from each...Read more...

Friday, January 8, 2021

01/12/2021 06:43:06 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom wrap-up: Nancy demonstrated her bagel recipe...

Friday, January 1, 2021

01/01/2021 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up


Kathy's New Year Shabbat Challah



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Friday, January 8th, Nancy will demonstrate her bagel...

Friday, December 18, 2020

12/18/2020 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up

During Challah Time, while we proofed, shaped, and baked, Lynn took a great pic of her challot and us!


Thanks again, Lynn. I love this shot of us together doing what we do every...Read more...

Friday, December 11, 2020

12/11/2020 05:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up

This week in Challah Time, we talked, shaped, and baked a variety of delectable Hanukkah treats! Three hanukkiahs were shown in some state during our session: Helene's was already seasoned and baked - it was adorable! Nancy worked on and completed her shaping and second proof. I shared the hanukkiah image I found inspiring and explained my strategy to copy it. See the Baker's Weekly...Read more...

Friday, December 4, 2020

12/04/2020 05:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up

This week during Challah Time we heard wonderful news! Kathy's grandson, Ryder Dylan was born at 4am, Friday morning. All are doing well, and Kathy and Bill are masked up for their 14-day quarantine so that they can meet their new little one. Mazel Tov!

Kathy was sharing a screen with Lynn, who introduced us to her holiday Yum Balls recipe in process. Lynn has also sent us images...Read more...

Friday, November 27, 2020

11/27/2020 05:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up

This week in Challah Time! as we do each week, we kneaded, proofed, baked, and connected.  We chatted a lot about our favorite Thanksgiving dishes this year. A couple of recipes that were shared were from Nancy's Butternut Squash Souffle and Rona's Cranberry Sauce with Apricots.  Deanna enjoyed a vegan green bean casserole made from a recipe found on the Minimalist Baker...Read more...

Friday, November 20, 2020

11/20/2020 06:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up

This past week Challah Time! was prepared to walk through the basics in a demonstration for a couple of beginner challah-makers. Although they weren't able to attend, we nonetheless reviewed the basic steps of blooming the yeast and mixing ingredients in case anyone had questions. I'm glad we took the time to do so because there were a few. Thanks everyone who contributed with questions...Read more...

Friday, November 13, 2020

11/13/2020 05:00:00 PM


Erica Bobrow

Weekly Zoom Session Wrap-up



This past week, we had the pleasure of enjoying a challah making demonstration by our own Cecily K. She has been making challah for more than 3 decades. I remember when I first began attending TOR and I was told repeatedly how delicious Cecily's challah was. And it is! So this was a real treat. 

Here are the details of her Zoom demonstration:...

Baker's Gallery

10/01/2020 12:41:56 PM


Erica Bobrow

A collection of each baker's work.
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