Gmar Tov!

Gmar Chatima Tova! May you be signed and sealed in the Book of Life and may you be blessed with a year of comfort, prosperity and peace. If you, like me, struggle to juxtapose the spirituality of Yom Kippur with the responsibilities of motherhood, … [Read more...]

Getting Organized for YomTov Cooking | My (New) Yom Tov Cooking Binder

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Do you ever do something that is so simple, so obvious, so effective that you find yourself wondering, "Why didn't I think of this sooner???" That's how I feel about my new yomtov binder! I am so in love with how this very simple binder has … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Highs & Lows

How was your yomtov?! My Rosh Hashana "Highs"

  • Sharing wonderful meals and afternoon walks with my husband, children, parents, and dear friends
  • Getting to daven nearly all of musaf the first day in shul (!) and hearing every … [Read more...]

Shana Tova from Kosher on a Budget

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Shana Tova! As we all scurry around our kitchens with last minute preparations for Rosh Hashana, I wanted to take a moment out to wish you a Shana Tova. Thank you so much for following Kosher on a Budget. Your reading, commenting, emailing, … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Round-Up

Still need a little cooking, planning and menu saving inspiration for Rosh Hashana? Here's a quick round-up of the posts that I have shared so far this season. Slow Cooker Rosh Hashana Recipe | Coffee Braised Roast How to Host a Honey … [Read more...]

Last Call ~ Share a Rosh Hashana Recipe, Be Entered to Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card

Just a quick reminder that if you have an awesome recipe for Rosh Hashana, we want to know about it! Leave your recipe as a comment HERE and I will randomly select one commenter to win a $10 Amazon gift card. Fun! … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Slow Cooker Recipe | Coffee Braised Pot Roast

In the Slow Cooker | Coffee Braised Pot Roast

PHOTO CREDIT   Looking to make your life a little easier during this harried season of chagim? Slow cookers can save a lot of sanity, time, money and even heat in the kitchen. If you are leaving yours on, here's a fairly simple and … [Read more...]

How to Host a Honey Tasting for Rosh Hashana


In August, I got to meet a few representatives from the National Honey Board. They were hosting a honey tasting - with three different varietals: Avocado, Buckwheat and Clover. Of course I had tasted the clover varietal before, as it is the most … [Read more...]

Free Rosh Hashana Coloring Pages

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Need something to keep your little kids occupied while you cook for Rosh Hashana? (Yes... one week and counting!) Download these free Rosh Hashana coloring pages from our friends at Cook Kosher. … [Read more...]

Honey Mustard Salmon


Reading all of your wonderful comments on the Honey Basket Giveaway post (ends tonight at midnight), I was inspired to put together this Recipe Exchange. Here's how it's going to work - I'm going to share my honey mustard salmon recipe (it's so … [Read more...]