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Carla Hall

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Carla HallCarla Hall is a co-host of ABC’s The Chew. She has been a competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef twice. She studied accounting in college, but discovered her passion for food during a trip through Europe, later training at L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, MD. She is the author of two cookbooks and owner of Carla Hall Petite Cookies.

Roasted Tzimmes

Recipe by Carla Hall

Roasted Tzimmes

I developed this recipe for Beaver Creek WinterFest. We were serving buffalo, and I remembered the first time I had had tzimmes at a restaurant in DC years before. It was a simple dish—dates with sweet potatoes and the carrots—and I thought, Oh, I’ve never had this before and people said, “That’s tzimmes.” It was

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Spinach, Leek and Goat Cheese Kugel

Recipe by Carla Hall

Spinach, Leek and Goat Cheese Kugel

I know that many kugels tend to veer on the sweet side of the culinary spectrum but decided to create something a bit more savory at the request of JFE’s director, Paul Entis. This recipe is a delightful cross between a noodle pudding and mac n’ cheese. It certainly resonates with me as a comfort

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Challah Bread Pudding with Apples and Rosemary Honey

Recipe by Carla Hall

Challah Bread Pudding with Apples and Rosemary Honey

When my friend JFE Director Paul Entis mentioned that apples and honey are traditional for the Jewish New Year, I came up with a recipe that might be a perfect finish to a festive holiday meal. It’s a luscious challah bread pudding with caramelized apples and hints of vanilla and cinnamon embedded throughout a rich

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