Molly Yeh

Molly Yeh Talks Jewish/Chinese Food & Family

We sit down with Food Network host Molly Yeh

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Using Thanksgiving Leftovers the Next Day for Hanukkah

Reprinted general information about Thanksgiving recipes that can double as Hanukkah fare, including Tzemmes, Pumpkin, and raison dishes.

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Pecan Pie Babka

A babka is like challah dressed up for a black-tie event.  It is rich and glamorous with swirled layers of filling and a syrup-enhanced shine. This Jewish dessert is so decadent that it often only comes out for special occasions. This babka is filled with the flavors and gooey-ness of pecan pie just in time to start dreaming about your Thanksgiving spread. The dough itself infuses this recipe with the flavors of early Native American cooking from cornmeal and a molasses and maple syrup glaze.

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are important Jewish holidays and our resources here will help you and your interfaith family celebrate them.

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How To Do a Mitzvah

In the local stores in my neighborhood it seems that everyone is pushing everyone else aside. People don’t say “excuse me” anymore. In the kosher bakery I get hit in the eye with a challah bread when one woman reaches past me, past Adrian and over Helen’s stroller. She really socks me one with the […]

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Kabocha squash challah

Jewish Food Cheat Sheet

An alphabetic listing of Jewish dishes and food-related terms to help people new to Jewish families to figure out what’s on the table.

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Apples & Honey Pastrami Hash for a Sweet New Year

In New England, beets give red flannel hash its sweetness and beautiful pink color. The sweet beets contrast with the salty meat (usually leftover corned beef). This recipe uses apples and honey for sweetness. Instead of the traditional Irish corned beef, the meat in this recipe is a Jewish deli staple: Pastrami. Apples and honey […]

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Asian Meatballs

The flavor of this dish—thanks to the cilantro, basil and ginger—is far from anything you’re likely to eat during Passover, and that’s a welcome change after eating the same matzah pizza meal after meal

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Hamantaschen with Nutella, Banana, Applesauce & More

Try out these modern hamantaschen recipes with ingredients like Nutella, applesauce and more.

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Purim

Everything you wanted to know about the Jewish holiday of Purim in one place

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