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Perfect Filet Mignon New

Perfect Filet Mignon

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 15–20 minutes
Yield: 2 servings

Always take your meat out of the refrigerator for about 20 minutes to remove the…

Slow Cooker Apple Butter New

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12 hours
Yield: 8 cups

Welcome in fall with the comfort of warm spices and sweet apples. Use the power…

<em>Fesenjoon</em> New

Fesenjoon

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 2 hours
Yield: 4–6 servings

Recipe contributed by Ellie Ashoori. Fesenjoon (also known as fesenjan) is a staple at Persian Jewish…

Shirazi Cucumber and Pomegranate Salad New

Shirazi Cucumber and Pomegranate Salad

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 4 servings

Shiraz is the Persian city of poets and the closest to the tribal regions of…

Pistachio and Pomegranate Meatballs (<em>Kufteh-ye pesteh-o anar</em>) New

Pistachio and Pomegranate Meatballs (Kufteh-ye pesteh-o anar)

Prep time: 30 minutes + 30 minutes refrigeration
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yield: 24–30 meatballs

The red pomegranate, native to Iran and cultivated there for at least 4,000 years, is…

Leek and Spinach Frittata

Leek and Spinach Frittata

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yield: 4–6 servings

Leeks are a traditional ingredient in the Sephardic Rosh Hashanah menu. In our local area, spinach makes a…

Blintzes with Apple Compote and Honey Butter

Blintzes with Apple Compote and Honey Butter

Prep time: 1 hour, 15 minutes + 1 hour resting
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 6–8 servings

Blintzes are typically associated with Shavuot, but topped with seasonal apple compote and honey compote, they really seem…

Honey Snap Biscuits

Honey Snap Biscuits

Prep time: 20 minutes + 1 hour refrigeration
Cook time: 10–15 minutes
Yield: 90 2¼-inch biscuits

These are the most delightful, simple-to-make and—best of all—easy-to-eat honey snap biscuits, perfect for Rosh Hashanah (or any…

Sweet and Sour Peach Ketchup

Sweet and Sour Peach Ketchup

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 2 hours
Yield: 5 or 6 8-ounce (235-ml) jars

The idea that ketchup is made with tomatoes is a fairly recent innovation. Ketchup, which is no more…

Apple, Honey and Rose Water Jam

Apple, Honey and Rose Water Jam

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 35–40 minutes
Yield: 4 8-ounce (235-ml) jars

This is a special preserve that combines traditional foods and flavors for Rosh Hashanah in both Ashkenazi and…

Cranberry Applesauce

Cranberry Applesauce

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 3–4 pints (1.4–1.9 l)

Applesauce is one of the best-known and best-loved Jewish preserves because it is one of the two traditional…

Pulled Apple Strudel

Pulled Apple Strudel

Prep time: 30 minutes + 1 hour rising
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 16–20 servings

On a rainy Tuesday, I set out to create the dough of my mother’s tales. She often bragged…

Moroccan-Flavored Tofu with Apricots, Olives and Almonds

Moroccan-Flavored Tofu with Apricots, Olives and Almonds

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Bursting with an offbeat combination of flavors, this dish is inspired by a classic Moroccan recipe. It most…

Seven-Vegetable Couscous

Seven-Vegetable Couscous

Prep time: 15–20 minutes
Cook time: 20–25 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Seven is a lucky number in Jewish tradition, so a soup or stew featuring seven vegetables is a…