Sweet potato lentil tacos

Sweet Potato & Lentil Tacos

Sweet potato + lentil tacos bring Mexican flavors to Shabbat

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The Passover Kugel Stack

Take all your Passover leftovers and create this delicious Kugel stack

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Queen Esther’s Crown Purim Bread with Samosa Filling

Queen Esther’s Crown Purim Bread with Samosa Filling

Stuffed breads, like dumplings, exist across many cultures. There are the babkas; the Kurdish Jewish stuffed bread known as kadeh; there are Polish kolaches; and Indian parathas. This year, instead of the usual Haman’s hat (Hamantaschen) for Purim, I wanted to try making Queen Esther’s crown. The pastry ring is supposed to look like a queen’s crown and with the inspiration […]

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Fresh Start Rice Noodle Bowls

Fresh Start Rice Noodle Bowls

In the winter there is something so comforting about a classic Shabbat roasted chicken. Often though, the meal can feel heavy with chicken at the center of heavy starch and vegetable sides. This Rice Noodle Bowl takes either freshly roasted chicken breasts, or some of your leftover roasted chicken and creates a nice, light, customizable […]

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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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Summer Blueberry Salad with Blueberry Ranch

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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Roasted, Toasted & Fried: A Hanukkah Salad

Almost every culture has a way of using up stale bread, from Italian panzanellas to Lebanese fatoush salads, from crisped bits of bread at the bottom of a French onion soup to croutons on a garden salad. Inspired by mandel/Shkedei marak, which are mini crackers that Israelis (and Jewish Americans) like to pour in their soup, this fall salad has sweet potato mandel. Mandel are used like New England’s oyster crackers, but they are much smaller in size.

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The Knish of Plenty: A Thanksgiving (Leftovers) Knish

Take your leftovers from Thanksgiving to create this delicious and savory knish.

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Farmer’s Market Pizza: Sweet & Savory

These farmer’s market pizzas take some of the most beautiful gems from the day’s trip to the market and highlight them for dinner. On a hot day, the pizzas can be made with just the toaster oven and on the grill to keep the house nice and cool. Zucchini is plentiful this time of year […]

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