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Better-for-You Granola New

Better-for-You Granola

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10–15 minutes
Yield: About 4 cups granola clumps

For a better granola bar option, try making one at home. This…

<i>Muhammara</i> New

Muhammara

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1½ cups

Tu b’Shevat is a celebration of the trees and a time to feast on dried…

Barley Muffins New

Barley Muffins

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 10–15 minutes
Yield: 24 regular muffins

For an even-better-than-granola recipe that’s portable and includes six of the seven species (you could…

<i>Mandelkrans</i> (Swedish Almond Wreaths) New

Mandelkrans (Swedish Almond Wreaths)

Prep time: 30 minutes + 2¼ hours rising
Cook time: 20–25 minutes
Yield: 1 large loaf, serving 8 to 10

From Sheilah Kaufman: Thankfully, the art of baking is alive and well in Scandinavia, where…

Sweet Cheese and Fig Strudel New

Sweet Cheese and Fig Strudel

Prep time: 45 minutes–1 hour
Cook time: 30–45 minutes
Yield: 8–10 servings

For centuries, strudel was considered the national dish of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and it continues…

Green <i>Shakshuka</i> New

Green Shakshuka

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 20–30 minutes
Yield: 2 quarts sauce, roughly 8–10 servings

Shakshuka (shahk-SHOO-ka) is a dish of Tunisian origin, possibly dating back to the Ottoman Empire…

Barley-Stuffed Mushrooms New

Barley-Stuffed Mushrooms

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 75–90 minutes
Yield: 6–8 servings

Mushrooms and barley were fixtures of the Eastern European Jewish kitchen, most notably paired in…

Roasted Duck with Apples and Prunes New

Roasted Duck with Apples and Prunes

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 2 hours
Yield: 4 servings

From Sheilah Kaufman: Darra had this terrific duck at Bodil and Harry Wilson’s Berkshires house.…

Malva Pudding New

Malva Pudding

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 35–40 minutes
Yield: 9 portions

This South African dessert of Cape Dutch origin is a dense cake soaked in a…

<i>Madfouna</i> (Oxtail Stew with Swiss Chard) New

Madfouna (Oxtail Stew with Swiss Chard)

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours
Yield: 6 servings

Madfouna is also a traditional Tunisian Jewish dish served on the Sabbath. Tunisian Jews call…

<i>Market Jelena</i> (Pea and Artichoke Stew with Lamb) New

Market Jelena (Pea and Artichoke Stew with Lamb)

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: About 1 hour
Yield: 6 servings

Traditionally stews in Tunisia are prepared with lamb. Today many Tunisians substitute chicken for lamb…

Smoked Matzah Ball Soup

Smoked Matzah Ball Soup

Prep time: 1½ hours
Cook time: 1 hour
Yield: 6 12-ounce portions

Of the soups, salads, sandwiches, milkshakes and blue-plate specials served at Rooster Soup Company, the bestseller is the…

Caramel and Macadamia Nut Pie

Caramel and Macadamia Nut Pie

Prep time: 20 minutes + 20 minutes chilling
Cook time: 15–20 minutes
Yield: 12–14 servings

Recipe contributed by Chef Einat Abramovich Partin. Photo by Gina Corrie Photography.

Stuffed Beets with <i>Silan</i> (Date Syrup)

Stuffed Beets with Silan (Date Syrup)

Prep time: 1–2 hours
Cook time: 30–40 minutes
Yield: 6–8 servings

Recipe contributed by Aliza Grayevsky Somech, who created it for a workshop hosted by EatWith and Bishulim San…

Vegan Sweet Noodle Kugel

Vegan Sweet Noodle Kugel

Prep time: 15 minutes + overnight cooling
Cook time: 45 minutes
Yield: 6–8 servings

Eating less meat and dairy, or even being fully vegan, does not mean forsaking all of one’s favorite…

Chef Danny Lee’s Potato Kugel Dumplings

Chef Danny Lee’s Potato Kugel Dumplings

Prep time: 1½ hours
Cook time: 2 minutes per batch of dumplings
Yield: 30 servings (makes about 150 pieces)

From Laura Kumin: ChiKo chef Danny Lee is a whiz with noodles and dumplings, but…

Chef Alex Levin’s Savta’s Kugel

Chef Alex Levin’s Savta’s Kugel

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Yield: 15–21 servings

From Laura Kumin: Rich-tasting and not too sweet, this is the noodle pudding that chef…

Harvest Knees

Harvest Knees

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: None
Yield: 1 cocktail

A twist on the classic bee’s knees cocktail, this version has an extra fall-flavored twist in the form…

Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

Chocolate Pecan Slab Pie

Prep time: 30 minutes + at least 1 hour refrigeration
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12–18 servings

Considering how annoyed I get about fairly inconsequential stuff, such as decorative paper straws (mmm, wet paper fibers)…

Granola Biscotti

Granola Biscotti

Prep time: 30 minutes + 1 hour cooling
Cook time: 40 minutes
Yield: 36 biscotti

There are a lot of good reasons to make and eat the finger-shaped twice-baked dunkable cookies known as…