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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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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Summer Blueberry Salad with Blueberry Ranch

Adding fruit to salad in the summertime is perfection. Try this on a Shabbat picnic.

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Dairy Matzah Kugel for Passover

Some people have strong feelings about the kind of recipe that aims to create a Passover-friendly version of a dish that is typically leavened. Detractors think creating Passover bagels, muffins, and rolls miss the point of the holiday’s specific diet. Those in favor see the practice as helping to make a difficult holiday more bearable. […]

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The Right Way to Make Potato Latkes

If you have just been asked to make the latkes for your child’s classroom during Hanukkah or the family thinks that you should be in charge of making the potato latkes for the first time, do not despair! I promise you this year you will make the best latkes you, or anyone else has ever […]

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Sweet Potato Pumpkin Cazuela for Sukkot

Sukkot is synonymous with fall fruits and vegetables which are often used to decorate the sukkah. No specific foods are required but using the abundance of our local harvest replicates the Israelites bringing some of the bounty of their harvest to the Temple in Jerusalem. Making the long trek to the city, the travelers dwelled in […]

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CSA Peanut Cabbage Slaw

As the mercury creeps ever higher on the thermometer, the last thing I want to do is turn on the oven and counteract my hardworking air conditioner. Luckily, we’ve been members of a CSA for the last several years (most recently Red Fire Farm in Granby, MA) and so every week I pick up a […]

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Sautéed Bok Choy

This bok choy recipe is a companion to my Ginger Sesame Roast Chicken, but pairs well with most meats. Ingredients 3 small heads of bok choy or baby bok choy 1 thinly sliced onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp. sesame oil 1 Tbsp soy sauce Salt and pepper 1/2 tsp. chili flakes (optional) Directions […]

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