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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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Orange and Anise No-Rise Challah Bread

Orange and Anise Scented No-Rise Challah Bread

Orange & Anise Scented No-Rise Challah Bread makes homemade bread a reality even for really busy households. And the leftovers make the best french toast!

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A Knead to Bake and Lonni’s Heartfelt Challah Recipe

Lonni’s challah recipe, memories of my Grandma Annie in the kitchen and my continued quest to conquer the art of breadmaking.

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Rushing to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

Sunday evening at sundown will mark the beginning of Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year 5773. Despite lofty aspirations to have all menu planning, shopping and some cooking completed early, I will be rushing around at the last minute to prepare for our annual gathering. With that in mind, I thought it possible that […]

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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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Battle of the Blintz Returns – Russian Grandma’s Recipe Prevails!

Last year, my brave and kitchen-savvy teenage son challenged his uber-talented Aunt Sharon to a blintz-off for our annual break-the-fast meal on Yom Kippur. It ended in a tie with Sharon’s crepes taking the lead but my son’s filling getting top nod. In case you aren’t blintz-aware, a blintz is a cheese-filled pancake usually pan-fried […]

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