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Blueberry and Apple Borekas with Honey Tahini

Break fast Blueberry & Apple Borekas with Honey Tahini

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Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread with Applesauce Glaze

Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread with Applesauce Glaze

Breakfast is one of my favorite meals because every dish has a comfort food vibe. For Yom Kippur, I love preparing a “break fast” meal with some family favorites like noodle kugel and bagels and lox. We make dishes that are easy to digest and gentle on the stomach after a day of fasting. I also […]

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French Apple Root Vegetable Hash with Honey Drizzle

French Apple Root Vegetable Hash with Honey Drizzle

This version of vegetable hash can be served as a side dish or enjoyed as a full meal. The apples and honey for Rosh Hashanah represent a sweet new year while the flavors are French inspired with shallots and classic French herbs. For your seasoning, enjoy a taste of France with a classic herb mix such […]

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The Passover Kugel Stack

Take all your Passover leftovers and create this delicious Kugel stack

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Potato and Pumpkin Kugel

Potato and Pumpkin Kugel

Potato kugel is always a hit at holiday meals. This particular version has a pumpkin custard-like topping and is a mix of sweet and savory.

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Dulce de Manzana

Dulce de Manzana

Dulce de manzana means “sweet of the apple,” and this delicious rose-scented apple preserve is spread on pieces of challah at the beginning of the Rosh Hashanah meal.

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Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato with Figs and Tahini

Roasted Cauliflower and Sweet Potato with Figs and Tahini

I absolutely love Rosh Hashanah and all things High Holiday season. I love fall weather, and I love the changing leaves and a bit of crisp in the air (though having lived in Miami and then Los Angeles for the last five years, I do miss the actual crisp in the air). Rosh Hashanah has […]

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Rosh Hashanah Cinnamon Roll Challah with an Italian Twist

Rosh Hashanah Cinnamon Roll Challah with an Italian Twist

Challah for the Jewish New Year is special—round to celebrate the circle of life and sweet (typically with raisins) in the hope of a sweet year. For the occasion, I make what I call my cinnamon roll challah, with rum-soaked raisins (an homage to Italian desserts featuring rum) and a pretty swirl of brown sugar […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples and Onions

Roasted Butternut Squash with Apples and Onions

Apples, the symbolic fruit for the Jewish New Year, can find their way onto your holiday menu in many ways. This recipe may not have its origins in Europe or the Middle East, but it plays on the tradition of elevating even the simplest of ingredients into a festive dish. I serve this as a […]

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