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Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

Organic Homemade Smoked Turkey Dinner for Thanksgiving with Sides

Turkey Time!

These Thanksgiving recipes will make your mouth water. Thanksgiving is among the most decadent holidays of the year. It’s a no-holds-barred, fill the gut, starchy and sweet feast. Of all national holidays, Thanksgiving is defined by abundance and gratitude for all we have and are. Unlike the Pilgrims, however, many of us have more than…

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recipes to break the fast beautifully. Traditional bagel with red fish and soft cheese on the table closeup. horizontal view from above. Yom Kippur fast.

Break The Fast Beautifully

Yom Kippur falls on the same day every year, the 10th day of Tishrei — exactly 10 days from Rosh Hashanah — and ends a period known as the Days of Awe, the time set aside to atone for the sins of the past year. Part of the atonement process includes a 25-hour fast. While…

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Tsippi Gross models her designs.

Style Tribe

Judith Solomon Special to the Jewish News | Photography by Paul Primeau Need a new outfit for the holidays — or every day? A local mom has created a brand of chic modest and nursing-friendly pieces. Tsippi Gross thought that a paucity of stylish yet accommodating clothing existed for women wanting “modesty” — both nursing…

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Marc Sussman makes these round, braided raisin challahs and puts ramekins in the middle for honey for Rosh Hashanah.

Nothing Better!

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Home-baked challah for Rosh Hashanah — and year-round. Ask Gene Schramm when he started making challah and he replies, unhelpfully, “At least a year ago.” His wife, Dr. Mintzi Schramm, clarifies that he took up challah baking when he retired as a professor of linguistics and Semitics at the University of…

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apple cake recipe for Rosh Hashanah

Holiday Apple Cake Recipe

A moist, subtly spiced honey cake studded with apples to carry on the sweet tradition of Rosh Hashanah. Check out this apple cake recipe! Ingredients 3 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/8 cups sugar…

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Hannah Lewis with an assortment of her own fermented veggies and sauces

Sour Grapes? Nah, Sour Pickles!

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer Photos by Jerry Zolynsky Here’s how you can make your own at home in a flash. It feels uncanny. Put cucumbers in a jar. Cover them with clear salt water. Add a few spices. Wait a week or so, and you have delicious sour pickles in a tangy, cloudy green brine.…

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Pomegranate, apple and honey, traditional food of jewish New Year celebration, Rosh Hashana. Selective focus. Copyspace background. Rosh Hashanah holiday food

A Sweet New Year

As always, Rosh Hashanah is all about “sweet.” More than any holiday, this is when we eat good food and drink sweet wine. We remember that holiday food not only celebrates the New Year, but is symbolic of our hopes for the coming year and is a wish to remove all destructive behavior from our…

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A dinner table set for the traditional Rosh Hashanah meal. Photo by Mendy Hachtman/Flash90. High Holiday meal

Rosh Hashanah Fuss-Free Festive Meal For The Modern Host

BY ETHEL G. HOFMAN at JNS While everyone wants a traditional High Holiday meal, no one wants to spend a week shopping, chopping, boiling, baking and freezing dish after dish. It started with a chance remark after a Shabbat dinner. “What a feast! You must have cooked for hours!” I didn’t answer immediately. Working in my…

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Sweet Homemade Strawberry Trifle Dessert with Custard and Cake

Brunch For Mom

Tell mom you love her “a bunch” by hosting a Mother’s Day brunch. Morning meals are the easiest to organize. Brunch can be as basic as scrambled eggs and toast with fresh berries, or as elaborate as you care to imagine it — poached salmon and caviar toast points. You can serve prepared foods —…

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stock image of pasta, tomatoes, basil, a wooden spoon and twoel for Rachel Hyam's new kosher cooking kitschy kosher cooking blog

Meet Rachel Hyams – Kitschy Kosher

Rachel Hyams is the Jewish News‘ new “kitschy kosher” writer. Hello! My name is Rachel Hyams, and I’m currently a sophomore at Michigan State University studying advertising. I recently switched to advertising from broadcasting, but hey, what 20-year-old really knows the exact path they want to take when they get older anyway? My interests I’m extremely…

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