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Vegan <em>Cholent</em> New

Vegan Cholent

Prep time: 15–20 minutes
Cook time: 2 hours
Yield: 8–10 servings

Cholent is a Jewish classic that can be considered an early predecessor to slow-cooker recipes.…

<em>Mujaddarah</em> New

Mujaddarah

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes–1 hour
Yield: 4–6 servings

Mujaddarah is often made with cracked wheat (bulgur), and sometimes with rice. Either way, the…

Chocolate Tahini Cake with Tahini Frosting New

Chocolate Tahini Cake with Tahini Frosting

Prep time: 10–15 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 1 8-inch layer cake, 1 9-by-13-inch sheet cake or 24 mini cakes

Not many things in life are better than a rich, moist chocolate cake covered in…

Cauliflower <em>Shawarma</em> Tacos New

Cauliflower Shawarma Tacos

Prep time: 10–15 minutes
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 8 tacos

At least once a week, Eggboy tells me that he wishes he were Mexican. “Why’s…

<em>Salat Olivier</em> (Olivier Salad)

Salat Olivier (Olivier Salad)

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Yield: 10 servings (as part of a spread)

The most prized possession of the Russian New Year zakuski (appetizer) spread, Salat Olivier is both a reflection of…

No-Fuss Napoleon Cake

No-Fuss Napoleon Cake

Prep time: 15 minutes + 24-48 hours refrigeration
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12–18 servings

The Napoleon cake is the glory of the Russian New Year’s meal. Traditionally made entirely by hand, it…

Four-Ingredient Baked Cauliflower Latkes

Four-Ingredient Baked Cauliflower Latkes

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

With a few quick updates to the traditional latke recipe, you can make sure your children are enjoying…

<em>Bimuelos de Kalavasa</em> (Sephardic Pumpkin Patties)

Bimuelos de Kalavasa (Sephardic Pumpkin Patties)

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: About 6 minutes per patty
Yield: 15 3-inch patties

Pumpkin is a favorite ingredient in Sephardic cooking, found in cakes, soups, stews, puddings, jams and pancakes. Sephardic…

Zucchini and Cheddar Latkes

Zucchini and Cheddar Latkes

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25–30 minutes
Yield: 12–15 latkes

This recipe is adapted from A First Jewish Holiday Cookbook by Chaya M. Burstein, which has been out of…

My Favorite Holiday Tea Punch

My Favorite Holiday Tea Punch

Prep time: 15 minutes + 1–24 hours resting
Cook time: None
Yield: About 20 servings, depending on the pour

For me, the best part of Chanukah is always having a crowd of people around to celebrate. I…

Manantial

Manantial

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 cocktail

The Manantial, our take on a mezcal Old Fashioned created by Espita's head bartender, Robin Miller, is part…

Slivositch

Slivositch

Prep time: 5 minutes + cooling (syrup)
Cook time: 35 minutes
Yield: 1 cocktail

This is a cocktail inspired by the mandelbread I’ve been eating my entire life, made by my mother…

Pear Skillet Crumble with Thyme and Ginger

Pear Skillet Crumble with Thyme and Ginger

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 45–60 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

One of our very favorite moments came from The Wandering 02, an intimate dinner inspired by…