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Shavuot

Herby Dolmas

Recipe by Michele Amira

Herby <em>Dolmas</em>

Dolmas (also called dolmades) are common in Mediterranean countries and are a favorite of Persian and Balkan Jews. You can find them on most mezze platters in Israel, and these days they’re even pretty popular and well known in the US, though primarily found at Greek restaurants. When I make dolmas with my mom for family

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Stovetop Flatbread

Recipe by Efrat Petel, Shirley Ben-David and Ofrit Barnea

Stovetop Flatbread

Love bread, but looking for a more wholesome option? We’re right there with you. This recipe calls for spelt, one of the ancient grains mentioned in the bible. Nutritionally, spelt far surpasses wheat. A low-glycemic grain that’s high in soluble fiber, spelt is easy to digest and makes you feel full. It is also rich

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Fish Poached in Paper

Recipe by Jason Goodwin

Fish Poached in Paper

This recipe is quick, easy and very tasty. There’s a lot to be said for cooking with paper and string, in cartoccio. Your little parcels will seal in flavor and they look incredibly enticing on a plate. The surprise is that the parcels aren’t baked, but poached.

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Vegetable Lasagna

Recipe by Susan Barocas

Vegetable Lasagna

Lasagna doesn’t need to be a time-consuming dish to prepare. In this recipe, store-bought sauce works well with no guilt as all the vegetables and cheese add lots of flavor. Slice or grate your own fresh veggies or buy them already prepped, but make sure they are sliced thinly so they will cook through. And

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Calzones with Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper

Recipe by Marcia Friedman

Calzones with Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper

Creamy cheese and roasted vegetable flavors burst forth from a delicious salty crust (adapted from Meatballs and Matzah Balls) in this calzone. The eggplant and red pepper, which Italy’s Jews helped popularize in Italian cuisine, make it a fine Jewish-Italian version. For great results, use a pizza stone (put it in the oven while you

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