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Holidays & Occasions

Eating to Keep
Heritage Alive

Eating to Keep Heritage (Turkeys) Alive

Twelve dollars a pound for heritage turkeys—what’s the big fuss? Having raised one and slaughtered it kosherly last year, Josh shares what makes heritage turkeys special, tastier and worth the price.

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Global Inspired

Don't Make a Tzimmes
Out of It

Don’t Make a Tzimmes Out of It

There’s no reason this Jewish dish, perfectly hued for the season, shouldn’t be on your Thanksgiving table. Plus with Leah’s tweaks, including Middle Eastern spicing, nothing tastes more American.

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Recipe of the Week

Coming up with recipes for this once-in-a-lifetime holiday proved to be challenging

Cholent, with a Change Everyday Eats

Cholent, with a Change

Cholent, the traditional slow-cooked Shabbat dish, doesn’t have to be heavy on meat and eggs, as Sarah’s vegan version—inspired by her diverse cholent experiences around the world—shows.

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Putting the Pumpkin in the Pudding Everyday Eats

Putting the Pumpkin in the Pudding

Heather puts a spin on the comfort food of her Southern childhood, adding in the flavor of fall (pumpkin) and using the rich bread that represents her new Jewish present (challah).

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Lessons of a First Thanksgiving Holidays & Occasions

Lessons of a First Thanksgiving

[THANKSGIVUKKAH] A first Thanksgiving didn’t seem difficult to do. So what if she’s Canadian? Maple syrup could only add to the dinner. But years later Marion Usher remembers blending different backgrounds and traditions can be bumpy.

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Fall’s Most Loved (and Hated) Flavor Holidays & Occasions

Fall’s Most Loved (and Hated) Flavor

It started out with lattes (the famous PSL), and soon it was everywhere: waffles, cream cheese, even lip gloss… But do you know what’s in your pumpkin spice? Make your own, and you will!

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Heavy on the Gratitude, Turkey Optional Holidays & Occasions

Heavy on the Gratitude, Turkey Optional

Ari Weinzweig, co-founder of Zingerman’s Community of Businesses in Ann Arbor, won’t be hosting a huge Thanksgiving meal or eating turkey, but he will still indulge in a hearty serving of gratitude.

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