Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
During Rosh Hashanah, challah is often shaped into forms other than the usual braid. It may look like wings to associate man with the angels or like a ladder to facilitate our prayers reaching heaven. In a round form, such as this recipes provided courtesy of Jewish Holiday Feasts, the challah recalls the crown of God's kingdom - or the...
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Who doesn't like finger foods? OK, well, kids prefer them, that's for sure, and here's some recipes from the Tastes of Jewish Tradition to get them helping in the kitchen. The dishes are healthy and simple to prepare; make extra to put in little lunch boxes. Fresh Tomato Tart (Dairy) 1 basic pastry dough (10-inch) pie crust, found in the...
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It's hearth and home for the holidays
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
This year, Rosh Hashanah begins on the evening of Oct. 3. But don't get lulled into a false sense of security because Rosh Hashanah is late this year. Planning the menu, deciding which dishes may be prepared and frozen, and how many convenience items are going to be used can all be done weeks ahead of time. It all helps...
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"May you be inscribed for a good year" is the familiar greeting of Rosh Hashanah. A time of reflection and resolution, this first fall holiday evokes hope for the year to come. Special additions to the table include the season's new fruits - pomegranates, avocados, persimmons - a plate of sliced apples or bread, and a pot of honey for...
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A sweetener with a style all its own
By:
Andrew Schloss
Squeamish readers, beware! Honey is the only food that comes to us predigested. The conversion of flower nectar to honey starts as soon as a bee gathers it. It is carried back to the hive, where it is dispensed into the mouths of young bees, who breathe across it, causing it to dehydrate and thicken slightly. As they roll this...
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