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Vegan Challah

Vegan Challah
By September 2, 2007

This vegan challah recipe is spiced bread more than anything else. There's no egg in it, which is what makes challah challah in my opinion, but we do braid it, so I call it faux-challah.  The dough is pretty sweet … Read More

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Q&A: Challah Saleswoman Jane Moritz

Q&A: Challah Saleswoman Jane Moritz
By September 2, 2007

The Challah Connection website offers “gourmet kosher gift baskets with Jewish traditions in mind.” What began in 1994 as a small company that delivered challah to homes and synagogues now enjoys booming success thanks to owner Jane Moritz. A photo … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Pomegranate Cocktail

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Pomegranate Cocktail
By August 31, 2007

On the second night of Rosh Hashanah Jews are supposed to eat a "new fruit" to represent a new year. MyJewishLearning explains: This tradition has become a way literally to taste the newness of the year, by enjoying an unfamiliar … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Chocolate-Honey Layer Cake

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Chocolate-Honey Layer Cake
By August 31, 2007

The holiday calls for honey, so here’s honey. Both the batter and frosting in this recipe are drenched in it. In fact, the honey in this recipe is like that one main chick in the Pussycat dolls: She's the face … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Honey Balls

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Honey Balls
By August 31, 2007

Honey-drenched dough balls traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashanah are called teiglach. They're kind of like Jewish sticky buns. This recipe offers a method for serving small balls for a more elegant presentation or glued together in a cake. Click here … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Cauliflower-Leek Kugel

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Cauliflower-Leek Kugel
By August 31, 2007

Kugel is the Yiddish word for casserole. The widely known traditional preparation with egg noodles originated about 800 years ago in Germany. Which is why this dish needs a face-lift. We like the recipe below for a cauliflower-leek variation found … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Roasted Sweet Carrots and Parsnips

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Roasted Sweet Carrots and Parsnips
By August 31, 2007

The traditional carrot dish served on Rosh Hashanah is called tzimmes. It consists of sliced carrots cooked in honey and flavored with cinnamon, sometimes with the addition of dried fruits. Other traditional recipes made with meat often include sweet potatoes. … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Golden Couscous

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Golden Couscous
By August 31, 2007

This couscous recipe really lives up to its name. It makes great use of late-summer corn on the cob, which adds wonderful sweetness and crunch along with the yellow peppers. And, as you see below, it’s so golden it almost … Read More

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