Honeyed Carrots and Roasted Chickpeas with Tahini Recipe

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Carrots are a core ingredient so ancient that recipes with carrots are found in Roman cookbooks. However, they did not take hold as a widely popular food in Ashkenazi cooking until later, during the Middle Ages. Carrots were also popular in Sephardic countries, in old recipes like Moroccan carrot salad, which transferred to Israel and the Americas; they have become an open canvas for Sephardic flavors on previously Ashkenazi-only tables.

Posted on September 22, 2016

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10 New Fruits to Try for a Sweet New Year

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On the second day Rosh Hashanah, there is a fairly common tradition to enjoy a new fruit and make the shehechiyanu blessing over it. While many families take this opportunity to enjoy pomegranates or pineapple, this can be a great time to also stretch your culinary repertoire and scout out something entirely new: perhaps far away and exotic, or grown close to home but new to your tastebuds.

Posted on September 16, 2016

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