Shana Tovah ~ Round-Up of Recipes, Simanim Cards, Menu Plans & More

It's not quite time for me to tell you "Shana Tova", but since yomtov starts Sunday night, I have to be honest with myself that I just may not manage to get to my computer on Sunday. (Am I the only one who finds the way this falls out challenging? … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2022)

Just ten days until Rosh Hashana! Are you feeling ready? Overwhelmed? In total denial? As I do every year, I'm sharing our Rosh Hashana menu plan —as much as for you as for myself (see why below!). First Night of Rosh Hashana (8 people) As … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2021)

I am so behind. These "early" holidays really throw me off! Between moving houses just a few weeks ago, and getting my oldest off to mechina for the year (a pre-army preparatory program), to school starting today for my other kiddos, I am just not … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crunch Topping

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and like every other holiday we've celebrated this year, 2020 Thanksgiving will be very different from what we are accustomed. This is the first year I will be home in Israel since making aliyah four years … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2020 ~ Aka Covid Year)

You guys. You don't need me to tell you this, but 2020 / 5780 has been such a challenging year. Remember back before Pesach, when everyone was like "Oh, it's so sad to be alone for seder, but by Rosh Hashana, we'll all be together … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2019)

In better late than never news, I have finally made my menu plan for Rosh Hashana. I've even started cooking. Okay, fine. I've only made one thing – double batch of honey cookies. But dessert is a priority, right?  Of course, I used … [Read more...]

Last Chance for HOT Rosh Hashanah Deals At KosherWineDOTcom!

Update 9/24: Today is the last day to order from Florida and the Upper Midwest to get guaranteed delivery for Rosh Hashana! Tomorrow (9/25) is the last day for the East Coast. So go order your wine now! Do you need some wine for your Rosh … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Tart Tatin (Great Thanksgiving Recipe) + GIVEAWAY of The Healthy Jewish Kitchen Cookbook

Looking for a special recipe for your Thanksgiving table? This stunning Sweet Potato Tart Tartin by chef Paula Shoyer definitely fits the bill. Best selling author of The Healthy Kosher Baker and the new Healthy Jewish Kitchen, Paula Shoyer is a … [Read more...]

10 Delicious Rosh Hashana Dessert Recipes

Wondering what to make for dessert this Rosh Hashana? Wonder no more! Here are 10 amazing desserts, perfect for Rosh Hashana. And bonus, they're great for Sukkot, too. These are desserts I have made and personally recommend, desserts I am planning … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Simanim “Tapas”-Style Menu Plan

Okay, you guys, I got a CRAZY idea in my head -- but I'm super excited about it. I sure hope my family will love it and that it will become a new tradition! For Rosh Hashana dinner the second night*, I've decided that instead of having a third … [Read more...]