mochi latkes

Mochi Latkes with Asian Pear and Persimmon Relish

Mochi latkes bring a Japanese spin to Hanukkah

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Hanukkah doughnuts

Loukoumades (Sephardic Greek Doughnuts)

Given the connection between the Jews and the Greeks in the Hanukkah story, in this recipe we celebrate the centuries-long culinary traditions of Greek Jews.

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kabocha challah

Kabocha (Japanese Pumpkin) Challah

This kabocha challah is infused with in the taste of the Japanese pumpkin and has a beautiful orange glow

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babka

Pecan Pie Babka

A babka is like challah dressed up for a black-tie event.  It is rich and glamorous with swirled layers of filling and a syrup-enhanced shine. This Jewish dessert is so decadent that it often only comes out for special occasions. This babka is filled with the flavors and gooey-ness of pecan pie just in time to start dreaming about your Thanksgiving spread. The dough itself infuses this recipe with the flavors of early Native American cooking from cornmeal and a molasses and maple syrup glaze.

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How to Make Your Own Pumpkin Cocktail for Sukkot (Video)

Learn how to make a fun new fall cocktail for Sukkot.

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How Cooking Made Me Feel at Home in Judaism

After converting to Judaism, Marcia finds she needs to learn the food language before she feels at home.

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Roasted Tomato Soup with Ricotta Matzo Balls

A delicious Italian twist on matzo ball soup

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Sweet Wine Slushies

This recipe contains alcohol and is for those of legal drinking age only. Introduce your loved ones to good ol’ fashioned Manischewitz, and reinvent the Jewish holiday staple into the dessert it was always meant to be. This way, you can avoid getting any looks that say “You drink this stuff?” or, “Is this what […]

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Easy Cherry Curry Chicken Salad

Summers are hot, days are long and you want your time in the kitchen to be short. Whether you have a roasted chicken left over from Friday night Shabbat dinner or you pop into the grocery store after an afternoon at the pool and pick up a rotisserie chicken, this recipe will have you craving […]

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Key Lime Bars for Shavuot

By Mari Levine I like to call Shavuot the “No meat? No problem!” holiday. When brainstorming a recipe for this post, I learned a lot about the history of this holiday, particularly why we focus on dairy dishes instead of meat. Or, more to the point: What’s with all the blintzes? What I learned is […]

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