Ingredients

Ingredients

For as long as I’ve been cooking I’ve made honey cake for Rosh Hashanah. I do this just as my mother did, and my grandmother did, and likely m…

A traditional Rosh Hashanah meal is highlighted by chewy challah, light-as-air matzah balls, rich noodle kugel, and, of course, an array of de…

Some people take great pride and pleasure in planning their Rosh Hashanah menus for weeks or months in advance, chugging away at kugels and ca…

Growing up, baked apples were a tradition in my house. This dessert looks impressive but is actually easy to execute. Serve with sorbet, vanil…

Sangria is the perfect drink to serve for Rosh Hashanah – it’s supposed to be sweet and is perfect paired with two traditional flavors of the …

If you are of Ashkenazi descent, you associate seders with Passover and, perhaps, Tu B’shevat. But among many Sephardic Jews around the world,…

Food occupies a central role in each of our major holidays, and most of us know the basics. We eat matzah on Passover to commemorate our hasty…

Rene Price got this recipe from her mom’s best friend, Sylvia, who Rene referred to as “Aunty Sylvia.” The recipe calls for 4 pounds of syrup,…

Just as sure as apples and honey will be part of our Rosh Hashanah meal, so will the many dishes that are part of each family’s heritage. Be i…

(Recipe adapted by Carol Rubin from recipe in The New Yiddish Kitchen, by Miller and Robins)

Recipe from The New Yiddish Kitchen, by Miller and Robbins. Prep Time: 10 minutes. Cook Time: 40 minutes.   Makes: 8 servings

For an hors d’oeuvre, I like to serve on whole-grain crackers, toasted Potato Bread, cucumber slices or endive petals.  Makes about 1½ dozen h…

(This original recipe, which the museum staff in Pitagliano, Italy graciously shared with me, was translated from Hebrew into English by my de…

Alon Shaya, executive chef and partner at New Orleans restaurants Domenica, Pizza Domenica and Shaya, and named best chef in the South by the …

Rosh Hashanah, which falls every year on the first and second days of the month of Tishrei, varies on the secular calendar.  This year it begi…

Rosh Hashana marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year, a time when Jews look back over the past year and think of ways to improve on the upc…

Fasting on Yom Kippur helps us to focus on the spiritual task of contemplation and self-renewal. We end our fast with a rejuvenating meal feat…

Recipe from The New Yiddish Kitchen, by Miller and Robbins. Prep Time: 20 minutes. Cook Time: 40 minutes, plus time to cool. Makes: 1 dozen cookies

Recipe from The New Yiddish Kitchen, by Miller and Robins. Prep Time: 10 minutes.   Cook Time: 35 minutes.  Makes: 6-8 servings (about 20 smal…

While there are more than 25 laws in the Mishneh Torah that govern forbidden foods, there is not a single law that provides guidance as to wha…

Sukkot is here and like most Jewish holidays, it's time to get stuffed. But I'm not just talking about the revellers. I'm referring to the foo…