Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday meal planning tips. 

Zachary’s Passover Menu + Jewish Holiday Meal Planning Tips

Zachary shares his Passover Menu, and Jewish Holiday meal planning tips.  Holidays are a time when we want to eat something special with people who are dear to us. But how often does trying to prepare a great meal result precisely missing the time with family because you are so busy in the kitchen?! Zachary […]

Rachel’s Tomato Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe

Rachel’s Tomato Braised Lamb Shanks are slowly cooked in a sauce rich with red wine and tomato, brightened with fresh soft herbs. The meat falls off the bone into the deeply flavored sauce.  Best served with mashed potatoes, brown rice or polenta, and a large helping of steamed hardy greens. The flavors of this dish […]

Oshrat and Rinat’s Halva Coffee Cake Recipe

Oshrat and Rinat’s Halva Coffee Cake Recipe is a delicious tahini infused sponge cake with crunchy sugared walnut layers running through it. This cake is surprisingly simple to make, and would be delicious served with strong coffee or a pot of hot tea. Halva is a popular sweet treat throughout the Middle East. There are […]

Viviane’s Apricot Chicken Recipe

Viviane's Apricot Chicken Recipe

Viviane’s Apricot Chicken Recipe was passed down to her from her Syrian grandmother. Featuring succulent chicken thighs in a sweet, tangy sauce, this is an ideal make-ahead dish. The sticky sauce has an intense flavor profile from tamarind, garlic, spicy Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and of course dried apricots. Serve hot from the oven with […]

Judie’s Cabbage, Feta, Walnut and Dill Salad Recipe

Judie's Cabbage, Feta, Walnut and Dill Salad

Judie’s Cabbage, Feta, Walnut and Dill Salad is my new favorite way to enjoy cabbage.  I happen to love cabbage salad and feel like it is an underappreciated vegetable.  This cabbage salad is fresh with dill, with the crunch of walnuts and tangy, salty feta cheese. Another added plus to this recipe is that it […]

Is Kosher always enough? Q&A with Expert Melissa Hoffman 

Is Kosher always enough? Q&A Melissa Hoffman

When you have always eaten kosher, it might sound odd to ask: is kosher always enough? I recently transitioned from 20 years of veganism to eating a kosher omnivore diet. Previously on this blog, I shared thoughts about eco-kashrut which considered whether simply being certified kosher was really enough in terms of the ethical standards […]

No-Bake Walnut Cinnamon Protein Cookie Recipe

No-Bake Walnut Cinnamon Protein Cookies Recipe

This No-Bake Walnut Cinnamon Protein Cookie Recipe uses Vegan Naked Vanilla Pea Protein Powder. There are only six ingredients: almond butter, coconut oil, chia seeds, walnuts, protein powder, and spices: vanilla and cinnamon.  Nutty and smooth, easy to make, full of healthy ingredients, and irresistibly delicious. And they look pretty too! Loaded with protein, fiber, […]

Leah’s Passover Almond Tart Recipe (Gluten Free)

Leah’s Passover Almond Tart Recipe

Leah’s Passover Almond Tart Recipe gives us a crisp tart filled with creamy, sweet, soft almond. This gluten free recipe is ideal for Passover, and can of course be enjoyed year-round! It would be beautiful served with fresh raspberries in the summer months. Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your recipes on […]

Rebecca’s Mini Knish Recipe

Rebecca's Mini Knish Recipe

Rebecca’s Mini Knish Recipe gives us tasty little bites of potato filling, covered in crisp, flaky puff pastry. The flavor can be kept simple, or easily ramped up with salty feta and fresh or dried herbs. Like most of the best dishes, the knish originates as immigrant food, popular on the Lower East Side of […]

Pumpkin, Raspberry, and Gooey Marshmallow Hamantaschen Cookie Recipe

Purim Cookie Recipe

This Pumpkin, Raspberry, and Gooey Marshmallow Hamantaschen Cookie Recipe is from the Jewish Food Hero cookbook: Beyond Chopped Liver: 59 Jewish Recipes Get a Vegan Health Makeover Vegan cookie, and I am no longer exclusively Vegan In June 2021, I stopped eating exclusively vegan after over 20 years. I was not feeling physically well, and […]

Priscilla’s Israeli Crembo Recipe

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Priscilla’s Israeli Crembo Recipe gives us a fun dessert, and its kosher-for-Passover. These pretty treats have a potato flour brownie-style base, topped with homemade marshmallow fluff and finally coated in chocolate. This is a delightful recipe for adults and children alike.  Community Recipes is a recurring feature where we share your recipes on the Jewish […]