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EST. 2011 BY LIZ RUEVEN
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Apple Compote Parfaits Lighten up Dessert

Apple Compote Parfaits Lighten up Dessert

I'm all for Jewish food traditions and Rosh HaShanah is loaded with them. The sweetest of them all is pairing apples with honey as we wish our friends and family a sweet new year. While I wouldn't think of setting my table without this symbolic duo, I love the challenge of re-thinking ways to express this tra...

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

THAT Holiday Apple Cake Everyone Wants for Rosh HaShanah

THAT Holiday Apple Cake Everyone Wants for Rosh HaShanah

When Hadassah Magazine asked me for a holiday apple cake recipe I couldn't believe that I didn't have one for Rosh HaShanah on Kosher Like Me. Nine years into blogging and I don't have this traditional autumn dessert on the blog? The reason? I’ve been making the same dairy-free, foolproof recipe for so m...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

How to Bake your Challah Full of Blessings

How to Bake your Challah Full of Blessings

There's a challah revolution going on as bakers of all levels knead seasonal ingredients into their Shabbat and festive loaves. Sure, we celebrate the simplicity of traditional challah on Friday nights, but we're excited by creative versions that fuse symbolic ingredients into holiday loaves like this one for...

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Another Giveaway! We’re Buzzing about these Bee Themed Bowls

Another Giveaway! We’re Buzzing about these Bee Themed Bowls

Things can get pretty sticky when it comes to serving honey on your holiday table. Sure, it starts out tidy until the first hungry guest dips her apple slices into that golden liquid and suddenly your best Rosh HaShanah linens are a tacky mess. That's why we're offering this sweet solution (first image)...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Honey Za’atar Chicken: SO Millennial Kosher

Honey Za’atar Chicken: SO Millennial Kosher

Chanie Apfelbaum, author of Millennial Kosher , has created a cookbook that is an inspired expression of our times. While her culinary roots are in traditional Ashkenazic flavors, she has reimagined dishes that are familiar but more globally inspired, uncomplicated without being basic and healthier without...

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Holiday Honey Cake & Chocolate Honey Glaze

Holiday Honey Cake & Chocolate Honey Glaze

There are some desserts that signal HOLIDAY TIME on our tables. I know, not everyone is a honey cake lover. Does chocolate glaze help? I always vote for team chocolate! This dairy-free Rosh HaShanah honey cake is laced with deep molasses flavor from Savannah Bee Company's sourwood honey. I like the rich c...

Monday, August 27, 2018

4 Ingredient Truffles & Rosh HaShanah Seder

4 Ingredient Truffles & Rosh HaShanah Seder

Nope! I don't have my holidays mixed up. And, Yes! Seders are conducted in celebration of Rosh HaShanah. Read on to learn about Sara Gardner's vision to gather Rosh HaShanah recipes from her adopted Jewish community in Madrid. The Reform Jewish Community of Madrid is a gathering place for residents from a...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Summer Plums with Minty Cardamom Dressing

Summer Plums with Minty Cardamom Dressing

When C. asked me if I would like her to bake her irresistible dark chocolate cake for dessert on a recent Shabbat we were hosting, I jumped at her offer. Then I wandered through my farmers' market in CT  imagining which summer fruit would be a little unpredictable alongside a generous slice of her rich and d...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Crisp Autumn Salad Loaded with Symbolism

Crisp Autumn Salad Loaded with Symbolism

I've been giving a lot of thought to how to incorporate as many seasonal vegetables and fruits as possible into my celebratory menus as I begin to cook for Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish new year. While brisket and chicken soup will always have a place at my table, I turn to my local farmers' market for inspira...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Late Summer Corn Soup Spans the Seasons

Late Summer Corn Soup Spans the Seasons

What took me so long to make stock from all of those corn cobs we've been nibbling on all summer?

It's not too late now that you know you should be making this effortless vegetarian broth for your future soups, grains and curries. Here in the Northeast, you'll find stacks of just harvested corn at y...