Rosh Hashanah

Chicken Soup with Mushroom Dumplings

October 12, 2011
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Rich and fragrant, chicken soup is liquid gold.  When you make soup, start with fresh ingredients, real chicken, vegetables, and water.  You don’t need bullion cubes with all that extra salt and perhaps other artificial ingredients.  I make a large pot of soup and freeze some of the pure golden liquid for future uses.  With […]

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Apple Cake with Caramel

October 9, 2011
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Yom Kippur was winding down yesterday, the last of the sun’s rays fading from the stained glass windows in the temple; my feet tired from standing during the Neilah service, my thoughts turned to the menu for the break-the-fast party my sister-in-law makes every year.  It’s a dairy party, bagels, lox, cream cheese and an […]

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Rosh Hashanah Dinner 2011 Menu

September 22, 2011
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I want to wish everyone a happy and a healthy New Year.  I hope you all enjoy your families and food.  This is what I am planning to serve: STARTERS:

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A Honey Cake for 5772/ 2011

September 20, 2011
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Ever on the quest for a moist dark honey cake that tempts you to eat a second and third slice, I invented a new recipe this year using my favorite dark amber avocado honey and date molasses.  This honey cake not only uses the quintessential Rosh Hashanah ingredient of honey

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Rodanchas with Kalavasa

September 19, 2011
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Hearing about an alternative to pumpkin borekas used to fulfill the simanim of squash for the Rosh Hashanah dinner blessings (Yehi Ratzones),  I endeavored to find a picture or recipe.  I have no memory of my mom or Nona making these.  I am not sure which Sephardic people made these or what towns they came […]

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