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Italian Pumpkin Cake (<em>Torta di Zucca</em>) with Orange-Mascarpone Topping New

Italian Pumpkin Cake (Torta di Zucca) with Orange-Mascarpone Topping

Prep time: 5–10 minutes
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 16 servings of cake and 4 cups of topping

This beautifully moist and flavorful adaptation of a few Jewish-Italian recipes features a special addition…

Apple and Honey Challah New

Apple and Honey Challah

Prep time: 30 minutes + 1½ hours rising
Cook time: 40–45 minutes
Yield: 1 loaf

Why serve apples, honey and challah separately when you can combine them all into one…

Gravlax New

Gravlax

Prep time: 2 days
Cook time: None
Yield: 1–2 pounds

First and foremost: Gravlax is not what you're used to piling high on a sesame…

Flourless Apple, Almond and Ginger Cake New

Flourless Apple, Almond and Ginger Cake

Prep time: 15–20 minutes
Cook time: 1 to 1¼ hours
Yield: 12–16 servings

Sue Sanders found this recipe while working with a lady who is gluten intolerant. "At…

Aunty Myrna’s Carrot <em>Tzimmes</em> New

Aunty Myrna’s Carrot Tzimmes

Prep time: 5 minutes + overnight soaking
Cook time: 2 hours
Yield: 20 servings as a side dish

Aunty Myrna made these traditional Rosh Hashanah honeyed carrots each year. I can picture her…

<em>Flommen Tsimmes</em> Brisket New

Flommen Tsimmes Brisket

Prep time: 10–15 minutes
Cook time: 3 to 3½ hours
Yield: 8 servings

This recipe comes from the kitchen of Jacqui Wasilewsky, Sydney, Australia: “My family ate this…

<em>Plaki</em> New

Plaki

Prep time: 20–25 minutes + overnight refrigeration
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

Plaki is a Greek dish of fish baked in a richly spiced tomato and onion sauce.…

Apple Galette New

Apple Galette

Prep time: 45 minutes–1 hour
Cook time: 20–25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Our take on traditional apples and honey, the Apple Galette is served warm with ice…

I Cannot Tell a Lie New

I Cannot Tell a Lie

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 1 cocktail

This drink was inspired by the story of George Washington and his cherry tree. George…

<em>Stonska Torta</em> (Ston Cake) New

Stonska Torta (Ston Cake)

Prep time: 20 minutes + 40 minutes thawing
Cook time: 50–55 minutes
Yield: 16-20 servings

The Ston Cake is what happens when a kugel meets a strudel, so it really…

Grandma’s Chicken Fricassee New

Grandma’s Chicken Fricassee

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: About 3 hours
Yield: Generous 10–12 servings, as an appetizer

Coming from a tradition of cooking without a recipe based on what was available, this…

Emily’s Challah (#ChashtagChallah) New

Emily’s Challah (#ChashtagChallah)

Prep time: 20 minutes + 2½–3½ hours rising
Cook time: 25–30 minutes
Yield: 2 loaves

¼ cup plus 1 teaspoon honey 1 cup warm water, 100–110 degrees (not hotter!) …

Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Babka New

Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Babka

Prep time: 1 hour, 15 minutes + 24 hours rising
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 2 loaves

As my TV spirit character Elaine Benes says, “You can’t beat a babka.” This rich…

Arugula Salad with Honeyed Pecans and Asian Pears

Arugula Salad with Honeyed Pecans and Asian Pears

Prep time: 10–15 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

The brittle-like honey-pecan crunch and sweet pears complement the spiciness of the arugula and add an extra festive…

Debra’s Farm Market Carrot Soup

Debra’s Farm Market Carrot Soup

Prep time: 5–10 minutes
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Carrots are great this time of year. They are packed with vitamin A, potassium, lutein and fiber—and are…

June’s Honey Cake

June’s Honey Cake

Prep time: 10–15 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 2 loaves

A Rosh Hashanah favorite in the Salander home, this recipe was created by Jim Salander’s mother, June.

My Favorite Gluten-Free Challah

My Favorite Gluten-Free Challah

Prep time: 10 minutes + 2 hours rising
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 1 large loaf or 4 small rolls

I have been experimenting with gluten-free challah recipes since my son developed an allergy several years ago. This…

Sweet Shredded Honey Lamb with Raisins and Almonds over Couscous

Sweet Shredded Honey Lamb with Raisins and Almonds over Couscous

Prep time: 1 hour + 6 hours–overnight marinating
Cook time: 3 hours
Yield: 4–6 servings

What’s Rosh Hashanah without a show-stopping dish? You need that center-of-the-table wow factor. That’s when it really feels…

Apples and Honey-Bourbon Caramel Crumb Cake

Apples and Honey-Bourbon Caramel Crumb Cake

Prep time: 20–25 minutes
Cook time: 35–45 minutes
Yield: 12–16 servings

What’s a celebration without a big, fancy cake? With its addition of apples and honey (and just a…

Drunken Honey Pomegranate Cake

Drunken Honey Pomegranate Cake

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 12 servings

Sort of like the Jewish fruitcake, dry, sweet honey cake is usually not welcome at Rosh Hashanah, but…

Whole Chicken with Dried Fruit Stuffing

Whole Chicken with Dried Fruit Stuffing

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 1¾ hours
Yield: 6–8 servings

When I first started going on the road to do demonstrations for synagogues and Jewish organizations (way before…

Vegan Neopolitan Shake

Vegan Neopolitan Shake

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 1 milkshake

Can't make it to Fare Well anytime soon? Try this vegan milkshake at home. Make it boozy or…