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Holidays & Occasions

Soup in the
Sukkah

Soup in the Sukkah

On a chilly fall night sitting in the sukkah, nothing is better than a warm bowl of soup. Think about it: like the sukkah, soup is built from the basics and nourishing.

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Holidays & Occasions

Building, Connecting
and Coming Home

Building, Connecting and Coming Home

As a convert to Judaism, for Marcia, Sukkot celebrates building a new culinary heritage (Jewish-Italian, in her case), joy and autumn’s bounty. Thus, risotto, which has taken its own culinary journey, seems perfect.

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Recipe of the Week

Tired of pumpkin spiced everything? Take a trip to Japan this year

Quash Your Misconceptions About Squash Holidays & Occasions

Quash Your Misconceptions About Squash

Squash—it’s not just for Thanksgiving. Cube, peel and puree your way to a squash-fueled and filled Sukkot. Yes, that means plenty of varieties and breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Connecting Our Bodies and Fall Bounty Holidays & Occasions

Connecting Our Bodies and Fall Bounty

For Lori, Sukkot epitomizes fall, her favorite season, and to her, the holiday is the Jewish calendar’s “eat local” poster child, a beautiful reminder to eat seasonal, locally grown produce.

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Celebrate the Harvest with Stuffed Squash Holidays & Occasions

Celebrate the Harvest with Stuffed Squash

The Festival of Tabernacles is about showing the bounty of the year’s final harvest. In the United States, the squash is a classic symbol of that.

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Al Fresco Dining as a Sacred Experience Holidays & Occasions

Al Fresco Dining as a Sacred Experience

Rabbi James of JSSA reminds us that on Sukkot we eat outside, “living flush with life,” and remember that like our sukkah, we, too, are permeable and need different kinds of support.

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