36 Apple Recipes for Rosh Hashana

Apples and honey are the ultimate Rosh Hashana tradition. But if you want to spice things up this yomtov, why not try one of these 36 mouth-watering apple recipes? I'm reprising this post two years ago, since it's still the best source I've got for … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Slow Cooker Recipe | 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...]

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...]

How to Make a Simple Round Apple Challah for Rosh Hashana

Last year, I shared my favorite apple challah recipe, which admittedly is a bit patchkied. But since Rosh Hashana only comes once a year, I figured it was worth it. Recently, though, a reader asked if I couldn't just make the dough in the bread … [Read more...]

Best Kosher Brisket Recipe (Coca-Cola Brisket)

As you know, the two secrets to a good (Jewish) brisket are low -- and slow. I cooked this one for about 5 hours last night on 300°. I let it cool overnight to let the fat get all congealed so I could scrape that part off. Then I sliced the … [Read more...]

Planning for the Chagim, Part 4: RH Post Mortem. With recipes!

How was your Rosh Hashana?! For us, it was lovely to be with family and friends, and the food I cooked (mostly) turned out really well, but I will say that I dearly miss one-day yom tov in Israel! Did you know that four out of the next five years … [Read more...]

Greek Rodanchos, AKA Pumpkin Strudel

Since Rosh Hashana is less than a week away, I thought I'd share one of my favorite all time Yom Tov recipes with you: Greek Rodanchos, aka Pumpkin Strudel. I like to serve this for Rosh Hashana since pumpkin is a gourd, which is one of the simanim. … [Read more...]

KOAB Recipe Exchange, Week 5: Challah Recipes

Last week's soup recipe exchange was so great! I loved all your recipes and look forward to incorporating them into my menu planning rotation. This week, I want share one of my family's favorite challah recipes. I am very fortunate to be married to a … [Read more...]