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Rushing to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah recipes, tips and tricks to help you put together a last-minute gathering (or plan ahead) to celebrate the Jewish New Year. From brisket to kugel, this post has all the recipes and inspiration you will need!

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Pear Cake with Olive Oil, Ginger and Cinnamon

Pear Cake baked with olive oil, ginger and cinnamon looks gorgeous, is simple to make, and tastes fantastic. Perfect for fall and the Jewish New Year. It also freezes well so you can prepare it ahead as you plan for a special gathering.

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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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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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Challah Bread Pudding with Blueberries and Peaches

Challah Bread Pudding! Great for a relaxing weekend morning – quick to put together and good for using up the bread and fruit you have on hand.

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French Fridays w Dorie Poached Apples and Pears

French Fridays with Dorie: Spice-poached Apples and Pears

Surprise, surprise – a Saturday morning edition of French Fridays with Dorie. This simple recipe of fragrant poached fruit is perfect for a cloudy Saturday morning when fall and Rosh Hashanah are just around the corner. Apples and honey are traditional foods eaten on the Jewish New Year and this recipe incorporates both. As I […]

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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!

Sharon’s Cheese Blintzes reign supreme. Learn how to make them and how she won the second year of the Battle of the Blintz. Note: Since this post was first published in 2011, much has changed. My son tragically passed away in 2017. But his blintz legacy lives on as Sharon makes her incredible blintzes for […]

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