Monday, May 4, 2015 Iyyar 15, 5775
Take a break from ­tradition by trying these offbeat recipes
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Naomi Muller, Jewish Exponent Feature
On Rosh Hashanah, most Jews indulge in sweet foods to express their desire for a sweet year. Problems arise, however, when a guest or family member is unable to tolerate sugar and honey for either medical or dietary reasons. Obviously, we all desire a year filled with all manner of delicious blessings. The question is how to find substitutes for...
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Rivka Tal
Challah is the braided egg-rich loaf of bread that we traditionally eat on the Sabbath and holidays — two loaves of challah at each of the three Shabbat meals. Challah in Israel is classified as sweet, semi-sweet and “regular.” (My personal favorite is what is called baguette challah, which I have yet to duplicate at home.) But for Rosh Hashanah,...
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Oh joy! It’s that time of year when we get to eat honey cake (yes, this is sarcasm). Okay, before you get your yontif nose out of joint, I will freely admit that I’m among the minority of the tribe that really never cared for this quintessential holiday treat. It’s probably not my favorite because my mom didn’t care for...
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Jewish holidays are times for worship, family and, of course, food. Favorite dish­es handed down through generations are often mainstays on the menu. But whether you need help re-creating a fondly remembered family dish or you’re looking for ways to put your own stamp on holiday celebrations, Jane Cohen’s Jewish Holiday Cooking offers a world of possibilities. From traditional Ashkenazi...
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Mollie Katzen, JNS.ORG
Lucky for us, Rosh Ha­shan­ah comes in the fall, just when early apples are beginning their long, happy autumn session. This is a great time of year to get truly creative with apples, beyond the usual (and lovely) ritual of dipping them in honey at the onset of the meal. While Jewish food tends to be extremely subjective — with...
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