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Potato Latke Recipe - potato latkes on parchment on cookie sheet

A Potato Latke Recipe for all Eight Nights of Hanukkah

Not sure what potato latke recipe to try? This handy round-up of eight tips, tricks and recipes plus my own will help you cook the BEST potato latke ever! Can’t decide which to use – there are eight days of Hannukah – try them all!

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Roasted Delicata Squash with Pomegranate Molasses and Date Syrup on white plate with parchment and pomegranate and squash

Roasted Delicata Squash with Pomegranate Molasses and Date Syrup

Enjoy the flavors of fall with roasted delicata squash glazed with pomegranate molasses and topped with fresh pomegranate arils – quick to prepare, beautiful to look at, yummy to eat.

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Instant Pot Brisket on white plate with carrots and potatoes and a YUM napkin and fork

Instant Pot Brisket: Fast and Flavorful for the Jewish Holidays

Your bubbe will never know this is Instant Pot brisket! This update to an old classic braised brisket recipe has all the flavor in half the time. It’s perfect for Rosh Hashanah or any Jewish holiday or family gathering.

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Roasted Asparagus Salad with Preserved Lemon

Roasted Asparagus Salad with Preserved Lemon

Roasted Asparagus Salad with Preserved Lemon is sure to appear many times in your spring and summer menus – as a light lunch, part of a buffet, or an inspired side to a sumptuous supper. Add fresh cherry tomatoes, crunchy nuts, and creamy cheese to make this salad taste even better than it looks.

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Shhh! I’m Not Preparing My Mother’s Brisket Recipe for Passover

This braised beef brisket using beef broth, sherry vinegar, and a variety of dried fruits, carrots, and sweet potatoes will wow your guests for Passover, Rosh Hashanah, or any occasion. The meat is always tender with an unexpected depth of flavor.

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Braising Brisket – Perfect for Fall and Rosh Hashanah

To be honest, I was not really looking forward to fall – colder weather, school carpools and homework, waning daylight – and then I remembered how much I love braising. Braising is a cooking method that involves long slow cooking of various kinds of meats in some type of liquid. If you love your slow […]

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Chocolate Rugelach - a wonderful Hanukkah treat

How to Make Award-Winning Rugelach: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide

In my Bake for the Memories post, I mentioned our rugelach and how proud we were that our favorite baker awarded these tasty gems her esteemed stamp of approval as equaling, or perhaps even besting her best effort. So now I share with you our journey over the last few days of making 16 dozen […]

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OMG! It’s Already Hannukah, Chanukah, Hanukkah, Channukah!

Just as we all are recovering from the procrastination, preparation, gluttony, and good times with family and friends that is Thanksgiving, Hannukah (sundown Dec. 1 thru sundown Dec. 9) is right there staring at those of us who celebrate. If you’re not familiar with the holiday, it is the 8-night Jewish Festival of Lights, commemorating […]

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