Rosh Hashana 2019, 5780 I am having a hard time accepting the fact that Summer 2019 is drawing to a close and Rosh Hashana will be upon us in a couple of weeks. Here in Los Angeles, the usual September heat wave has begun although late at night there is a hint of coolness in … [Read more...] about Rosh Hashana Menu 5780/2019
Every year on the second night of Rosh Hashanah we make a blessing on a new fruit. Years ago it was easy to find something new … [Read more...] about New Fruit Salad
Every year as Rosh Hashanah looms large it is time to put my creative hat on and revive interest in the Simanim foods or traditional blessed foods. I revive the Simanim by … [Read more...] about Spinach and Beet Green Rosh Hashanah Muffins
Last week I was preparing to fry about 6-7 dozen Kuftes De Prassa for Rosh Hashanah. I usually calculate about 4 large prassa, leeks … [Read more...] about Prassa Quajado, Leek and Potato Bake
I wanted to share some thoughts and my menu for this year's celebration. It has been a very busy and fruitful summer and I hope you all enjoyed yours. With this new year we must plan for the future but we must also reflect on what transpired in our lives last year and how we … [Read more...] about Rosh Hashanah begins September 13th 2015 at sundown or 1st of Tishrei 5776.