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

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...]

Our Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2012)

With just two weeks until the first night of Rosh Hashana, it's time for me to face facts - the chagim are coming! I sat down last night and made our meal plan for Rosh Hashana, doing my best to not go too crazy. (My plans are always more … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #3 | Win a $100 Gift Card to

I remember when I first learned about buying new clothes for yomtov, so you can say a shehecheyanu. I was 17. It was kind of an eye-opening moment. "I gotta go to the mall, Mom!" Now a few decades later, all this new clothes buying could be a … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #2 | Honey Gift Basket Giveaway

When I was brainstorming a list of ideas for Rosh Hashana giveaways, something-having-to-do-with-honey naturally topped my list. Only I don't didn't have any "honey connections". Imagine my delight when I saw that the National Honey Board was … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Giveaway #1 | Two $50 Gift Cards to JWines

Rosh Hashana is right around the corner - and I don't know about you, but for me, this time of year can be a leetle bit stressful! Sometimes, I just need to get.away. Enjoy a few moments of silence - when no one is asking me to make them a snack … [Read more...]

10% Off at JWines – Get Your Rosh Hashana Wine Now has a super promotion running from now until September 6th just for KOAB readers. Save 10% off your entire order  when you use the coupon code kosherbudget at checkout. I first heard about (and ordered from) Jwines around Pesach time … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Save for the High Holidays

Now that it's officially Elul, it's time to start getting ready for the High Holidays. Here on Kosher on a Budget, "geting ready" refers not to selichot and shofar-blowing, but to budgets, menu plans and grocery lists. September is definitely one … [Read more...]

Gmar Chatima Tova: May We All Be Sealed in the Book of Life!

This is such an auspicious season in our calendar and the weight of it all is felt especially now. I wish for all of us to be signed and sealed in the Book of Life and to be blessed with a year of comfort, prosperity and peace! Here are some … [Read more...]