On a rainy day just before Rosh Hashanah, Sherry found herself at home with a short to-do list and set out to recreate her grandmother’s apple strudel with the help of memories and the internet.
Which apples should you use for baking? How about applesauce? What’s best to eat? Judith put together a simple guide on how to pick the right apple for every need.
Here’s our New Year’s resolution for 5778: to eat fresher, lighter, more delicious fare during the High Holidays and all year long. Thankfully, our Top 10 contributors provided some incredible options.
Taking a girls’ trip to Croatia in late spring, Paula was pleasantly surprised to encounter beautiful views and beaches, rich history, fresh fish and even a regal cake that’s perfect for Rosh Hashanah.
It’s not what you’re used to piling on a bagel at the Yom Kippur break-fast, but gravlax is way cheaper, easy to make at home and equally perfect for the holidays.
No time to cook to usher in 5777? Throughout the DMV, restaurants, bakeries and even bars are putting together holiday offerings. All you have to decide is: do you prefer traditional or modern?
During the year, Wendy chooses modern, healthy tastes for her family, but there’s no such thing as holidays without the old-school flavors of her grandmother’s chicken fricassee (with flanken and gizzards!).
Need some guidance for baking your own challot for Rosh Hashanah? Follow along with Emily’s videos from the #ChashtagChallah challah bake-along. Before you know it, you’ll be baking challah every week!
The farmers market, with its changing colors and flavors, is a great place to find inspiration for new holiday dishes and pick up fresh apples, local honey and challah to round out your meal.
For the children at Washington Hebrew Congregation, fall is an especially exciting time—it’s when Jim Salander comes to teach them, hands on, about the lives of honeybees and their connection to Judaism.