Stuffed eggplant

Stuffed Eggplant with Meat and Tahini

Stuffed Eggplant with Meat & Tahini + a new cookbook

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Brisket Braised in a Homemade Japanese Barbecue Sauce

Rosh Hashanah Brisket braised in a homemade Japanese barbecue sauce

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Ricotta Matzo Balls

A delicious Italian twist on matzo ball soup

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kabocha soup

Kabocha Squash Soup with Garlic Challah Croutons

Warm up with a bowl of rich, hearty Kabocha squash soup

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Easy Cherry Curry Chicken Salad

Combine the leftovers from a classic Shabbat chicken dinner with some Indian flavor

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Skillet pasta

Pre-Passover Fridge-Clean-Out Pasta

Pre-Passover fridge-clean-out-skillet pasta

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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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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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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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Take the Fifth: How an Intermarried Woman Honors Parents

By Joy Fields We are commanded to honor our parents. The fifth commandment can present a few challenges, however, like when my Jewish mother is sitting next to my Presbyterian father-in-law in his favorite Chinese restaurant, waving a pink morsel around on her fork and loudly asking, “What is this?” “It may be pork, Mom, […]

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