pumpkin rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Challah Rolls

These ooey-gooey challah pumpkin rolls are perfect for the sukkah

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Blueberry and Apple Borekas with Honey Tahini

It’s probably a bit of a stretch to call these borekas because I originally introduced them to my readers as one of our favorite savory Turkish bites. And it’s not every day you think of sweet borekas. Truth be told, I am a savory lover at heart. But this once city girl, who now lives […]

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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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Potato and Pumpkin Kugel

Potato kugel is always a hit at holiday meals. Traditionalists enjoy simple potato kugel like their grandmothers used to make, but even so there are debates about whether the kugel should be crunchy and light or soft and compressed. This particular version has a pumpkin custard-like topping and is a mix of sweet and savory. […]

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Introducing Your Family to the High Holidays

Tips for how to approach the high holidays with your interfaith family . Hint: communication is key.

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Dear Wendy: High Holiday Question

Professional advice “Ask Wendy” column to a woman who says she feels sad at the High Holidays that her husband won’t take off work to attend services with her.

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When Breaking the Fast, Bagels and Lox Still Rule: Plus Recipes for Yim Kippur

Reprinted general information about different family traditions for breaking the fast after Yom Kippur–with coffee, schnapps, cookies, apples, or fish–and some recipes for teas and cakes.

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