Jewish Recipes

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Appetizers

Apple and Calvados Chicken Liver Pate, for Rosh Hashanah
Applesauce, for your latkes
Baba Ganouj, Israeli eggplant dip 
Bastel & Sambussak, Syrian appetizers
Black Bean Hummus
Borekas, spinach and cheese turnovers
Chopped Liver

Crispy Asparagus with minced egg, a great Passover recipe
Custom Cream Cheese, a delicious twist on the classic spread
Date Coconut Rolls, a symbolic dish for Rosh Hashanah
Detox Very Berry Smoothie, to help you recover from the holidays
Eggplant with Mayonnaise, an iteration of Baba Ganoush
Forshmak, a herring appetizer
Gefilte fish, the ultimate first course
Haroset recipes from around the world    
Hummus, chick pea spread
Labane
, Israeli breakfast
Lox, the Jewish breakfast of choice
Lima Bean Hummus with Toasted Peanuts, smooth dip with crunchy bits
"Marry Me" Brisket Sliders, a game-day treat
Mock Chopped Liver 
Muhammara
, Israeli breakfast
Roasted Garlic Hummus, hummus with a kick
Salsa Garnish, perfect for soups or snacking
Sangria for Tu Bishvat
Savory Hamantaschen, a new take on a Purim classic
Spiced Quinoa with Leg of Lamb and Pickled Lemons
Spinach and Cheese Borekas, a crunchy Israeli classic
Strawberry Lemonade Martini, a summer treat
Stuffed Dates, with goat cheese
Stuffed Dates, with goat cheese and pomegranate syrup
Sweet and Savory Stuffed Prunes, Sukkot appetizer
Sweet and Spicy Asian Chicken Wings, perfect to start a spciy lunch
Tarator, yogurt and cucumber salad
Traditional Style Hot Wings, a delicious treat 
Walnut Hummus, Israeli breakfast
Walnut Pesto 
Yaprakes De Parra
, stuffed grape leaves
Za'atar, the quintessential Israeli spice

Breads

Bagels, the roll with a hole 
Baked French Toast, to make with leftover challah 
Challah, Sabbath bread 
Chocolate Challah, for Shavuot
Cranberry Coffee bread, a sweet treat
Paula's Pumpkin Bread, a sweet way to start the day
Pumpkin challah, for an autumnal Shabbat 
Pita, round flatbread  
Matzah: how to bake your own

Soups

Addes, Syrian lentil soup  
Borscht, cold beet soup
Bronx Borscht   
Chicken Soup, a staple of Shabbat and festivals   
Cucumber-Parsley Soup,a variation on borscht
Cucumber-Avocado Yogurt Soup, a cold soup
Different Matzah Balls, an alternative take on the classic
Fluffy Matzah Balls, extra soft
Fruit Soup
Healthy Matzah Balls, no fat or cholesterol 
Lentil Soup, for Parashat Toldot
Leftover Vegetable Peel Stock, a great base for all soups  
Matzah Balls, sinkers or floaters?
Matzah Balls with a Twist, filled with herbs and spices
Potato Matzah Balls
Quick Black Bean Chocolate Soup, for a Mexican Shabbat 
Roasted Cauliflower Soup, an unusual Passover recipe
Schav, cold sorrell soup  
Sour Cherry Soup   
Sweet n Spicy Sweet Potato Soup
Tuscan Spinach Soup
Vegetarian Chicken Soup

Side Dishes

Apple-Pear-Cranberry Kugel
Braised Fennel, a Jewish Italian delicacy
Braised Leeks, a symbolic dish for Rosh Hashanah
Broccoli Kugel, a tasty vegetable casserole
Bulgur with Whiskey-Soaked Raisins and Goat Cheese, for seudah shlishit
Parsnip and Carrots Curried Chips, a Passover side
Cajun Potato Latkes, for Hanukkah
Chickpeas, traditional Purim dish   
Chickpea Arugula Salad with creamy tahini dressing
Chickpea Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, for seudah shlishit
Cinnamon Kugel, for any Shabbat or Holiday meal
Crispy Asparagus with minced egg, for Passover
Eggplant Salad with Red Peppers and Scallions, an iteration of Baba Ganoush
French Onion Latkes, for Hanukkah
Gluten-Free Apple Kugel, for Rosh Hashanah
Grilled Halloumi and Red Peppers, for Lag Ba'Omer
Green Beans with Honey Tahini Glaze, a symbolic dish for Rosh Hashanah
Healthy Granola, for Tu Bishvat
Healthy Tzimmes, an organic, vegetarian carrot dish
Israeli Salad, an easy healthy salad for any meal
Jewish Style Fried Artichokes, from Rome
Latkes (traditional), potato pancakes 
Latkes (parsnip-sweet potato), for Hanukkah or year-round   
Latkes (variations), for Hanukkah or year-round   
Lokshen Kugel With Cheese, cheese and noodle pudding casserole
Mujaderra, lentil and rice pilaf with browned onions
Onion Kugel, a nice savory kugel
Orange and Pomegranate Salad, a symbolic dish for Rosh Hashanah
Oven-Fried Potato Latkes, for Hanukkah
Parsnip and Carrots Curried Chips, a Passover side
Pickled Cauliflower, Israeli breakfast dish
Plov, Uzbeki rice and meat dish
Roasted Beets with Cilantro-Basil Pesto, a symbolic dish for Rosh Hashanah      
Tzimmes, sweet carrots
Riso del Sabato, Sephardic Sabbath rice
Roasted Beet Salad, with cumin and cilantro
Roasted Beet and Asian Pear Salad
Roasted Chicken, for Shabbat
Roasted Potatoes, a Shabbat table staple
Savory Sausage Stuffing
Spring Quinoa Salad with pesto & Greens, a beautiful spring salad
Sweet Potato Kugel  
Sweet and Sour Cabbage, an Eastern European classic
Yerushalmi Kugel, Jerusalem noodle pudding
Zucchini Kugel, a savory casserole made with squash 

Vegetarian Entrees

Atayef, stuffed Syrian pancakes
Beet & Potato Frittata
Blintzes, cream cheese pancakes 
Blintz Souffle, for breaking the fast  
Break Fast Recipes to stuff you up after Yom Kippur or Tisha b'Av   
Cast Iron Potato Kugel
Cheese Kreplach, a delicious treat
Eggplant Casserole
Falafel, Israel's signature food   
Fassoulyeh b'Chuderah, a vegetarian bean stew with cinnamon and tomato
Fig and Goat Cheese sandwiches, with carmelized onion
Kasha Varnishkes, buckwheat with bowtie noodles
Lentil Burgers, for Parashat Toldot 
Matzah Brei: a Passover breakfast treat
Orange and Maple Baked Tofu, for Tu Bishvat   
Passover Spinach and Cheese Lasagna  
Pizza Ebraica di Erbe, double-crusted vegetable pie  
Polenta, a staple of Italian-Jewish cuisine
Roasted Beet and Leek Risotto  
Sabich, Iraqi sandwich
Seitan Brisket, a vegetarian alternative to the classic meat dish   
Shakshuka, Israeli egg dish  
Strawberry Rhubarb Blintzes, perfect for Shavuot
Vegetarian Cholent, a classic recipe

Entrees

Almond Crusted Veal Chop
Baked Salmon with Caramelized Apples, for Rosh Hashanah
Brisket, an Ashkenazi meat dish   
Brisket with Tsimmes, winner of our brisket recipe contest
Cereal Coated Chicken Fingers or Fish Bites
Chicken with Apple Salsa
Cholent, Sabbath stew   
Coconut Crusted Chicken
Crockpot Sweet and Sour Brisket
Dafina, Moroccan cholent (Sabbath stew)   
Fish with Lemon-Egg Sauce
Fried Chicken
Herring and Onions, an Ashkenazic classic
Herring in an Overcoat, a resourceful fish dish
Holiday Brisket
Indian Cholent
Italian Cholent
Italian Sweet & Sour Fish, for Rosh Hashanah
Kibbeh Nabilseeyah, Syrian stuffed fried bulgur   
Kufta Kebab, grilled lamb skewers
Kufteh Berenji, hermed meatballs with rice
Lamb Kebabs, a Middle Eastern tradition
Lamb Shanks with Pomegranate Sauce, a Moroccan dish  
Lamb Supreme Cholent, a Sabbath stew
Masgouf, Iraqi fish   
Meat Kreplach (dumplings) 
Osso Buco with Zesty Gremolata, a Mediterranean meat  
Pesce al Ebraica (Italian Sweet and Sour Fish), for Rosh Hashanah
Polish Cholent 
Pomegranate Brisket with Cranberry Succotash, for Rosh Hashanah
Pomegranate Chicken for Rosh Hashanah
Red Pepper Relish Meatloaf, great for a picnic
Roasted chicken, a staple on the Shabbat dinner table
Schnitzel, Israeli cutlets
Short Ribs with Orange and Honey
Spatchcocked Chicken and Roasted Root Vegetables
Spicy Meatloaf, Kubbah Sineeyah, with tahina sauce
Stuffed Pumpkin, for Sukkot
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, for Simchat Torah
Texas Cholent No. 9

Passover

Almond Crusted Veal Chop
Borscht, cold beet soup
Carrot Kugel   
Cast Iron Potato Kugel
Chicken Soup, a staple of Shabbat and festivals
Chicken with Apple Salsa
Chocolate espresso cookies, you won't believe they're kosher for Passover
Chocolate Truffle Pie
Chrein, fresh horseradish  
Coconut Crusted Chicken
Compote, fruit dessert or side dish
Crispy Asparagus and minced egg, a great side dish   
Different Matzah Balls, an alternative take on the classic
Eggplant Casserole
Fennel Celery Salad
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Flourless Walnut Torte
Fluffy Matzah Balls, extra soft
Gorgeous Passover Rolls
Haroset the original apples, nuts, and cinnamon  recipe
Haroset from Egypt 
Haroset from Italy
Haroset from Morocco

Haroset from Piedmont (Turin) a sweet Italian haroset
Haroset from Turkey
Healthy Matzah Balls, no fat or cholesterol 
Holiday Brisket  
Lemon Roll: a pareve Passover dessert
Mediterranean Gefilte Fish
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Shallots   
Matzah Balls: sinkers or floaters?    
Matzah Balls with a Twist, filled with herbs and spices
Matzah Brei: a Passover breakfast treat
Mini-potato Kugels, a vegan recipe from Mayim Bialik
Parsnip and Carrots Curried Chips, a Passover side
Parsnip Mash   
Passover Spinach and Cheese Lasagna
Pomegranate Candied Walnut Haroset   
Potato Kugel
Potato Matzah Balls
Quinoa for Passover, an ancient grain
Red Quinoa Dessert Pudding, a sweet ending for a seder
Roasted Cauliflower Soup, an unusual Passover recipe
Salat Tapuz, an apple salad
Sea Bass "Scallops"
Sephardi Style Haroset
Short Ribs with Orange and Honey
Spring Quinoa Salad with pesto & Greens, a beautiful spring salad
Strawberry Lemon Granita
Tuscan Spinach Soup
Tuscan Style Chopped Liver

Desserts  

Amy's "Bissel" Apple Cake
Apple Cake with Honey
Apple Walnut Cake, for Rosh Hashanah
Apple Sauce Souffle Bread Pudding
Babka, coffee cake
Banana cake, for Tu Bishvat
Bimuelos with Honey-Orange Drizzle, Sephardic fritters 
Brownie Gems, for seudah shlishit
Brownie Sundae with Espresso, to help you stay up all night on Shavuot
Candy Flavored Vodka for Purim
Cheesecake, original--a Shavuot favorite
Cheesecake, a vegan lemon variation
Cheesecake, lavender, with shortbread almond crust
Chocolate Chip Cookies, for everyday use  
Chocolate-Chocolate Bread Pudding
Chocolate Espresso cookies, a rich dessert
Chocolate Fondue
Compote, fruit dessert or side dish  
Cranberry Coffee bread, a sweet treat
Debla, Purim roses, a festival dessert
Deep Fried Chocolate Cupcakes for Hanukkah
Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel) Cake  
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Flourless Walnut Torte
Fluden, a classic Russian pastry
Greek Halvah, semolina pudding
Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone and Yogurt
Hamantaschen, Purim cookies
Hanukkah Cookies, an Austrian-Jewish treat  
Honey Cake, Rosh Hashanah dessert
Honey Pomegranate Mandelbrot
Indian Carrot-Cardamom Halvah, a classic sweet dish
Israeli Halvah, the most ancient dessert
Jelly doughnuts (sufganiyot) 
Jelly-filled Cupcakes, for Hanukkah    
Jewish Coffee Cake, made with sour cream  
Lavender and Lemon Cake  
Lemon & Almond Semolina Cake   
Lemon Roll: a pareve Passover dessert
Lemon Tart
Lemon Sage Cupcakes, with olive oil for Hanukkah
Macaroons, not just for Pesach
Malabi, Middle Eastern pudding       
Mandelbrot, almond bread  
Paula's Pumpkin Bread, a sweet way to start the day  
Persimmon and Pistachio Cupcakes, for Tu Bishvat
Plum Crisp, a lovely fruit dessert
Pretzel Ice Cream Pie
Pumpkin-Cranberry Cupcakes, a symbolic treat for Rosh Hashanah
Red Quinoa Dessert Pudding, a sweet ending for a seder 
Rhubarb Rugelach, a classic cookie with a twist
Rugelach, cream cheese cookies
Sfratti, Honey Walnut Cookies   
Travados, nut-filled pastries   
Tayglach, sweet dough balls
Vegan Honey Cake, from Mayim Bialik  

Rosh HaShanah Recipes

Brisket, a traditional cut of meat on Rosh Hashanah
Seitan Brisket, a vegetarian alternative to brisket
Tayglach, dough boiled in honey
Honey Cake, a sweet treat for a sweet year
Apple Cake, seasonal apples to celebrate the holiday
Applesauce Soufflé Bread Pudding
Roasted Beet Salad, with cumin and cilantro
Sfratti, Honey walnut stick cookies
Tzimmes, a hot sweet carrot dish
Fish, symbols of abundance and fertility
Symbolic Foods
    Orange and Pomegranate Salad
    Green Beans and Honey Tahini
    Roasted Beets with Pesto
    Braised Leeks
    Pumpkin Cranberry Cupcakes
    Date Coconut Rolls

Sukkot Recipes

Stuffed Pumpkin, a piping hot treat for the Sukkah
Cranberry Coffee bread, a sweet treat

Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Torah Recipes

Caramel Apples
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls, a tradition on Simhat Torah
Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage
Stuffed Cigars

Hanukkah Recipes

Easy Latkes
Parsnip Latkes
Sweet Potato Latkes
Gingered Sweet Potato Latke
Cajun Potato Latkes
Curried Sweet Potato Latke

Green Latkes
Colorful Veggie Latkes
Cheese Latkes
Oven Fried Latkes
French Onion Latkes
Apple Pear Sauce
Apple Cranberry Sauce
Basil Pesto Latke Topping
Pear and Ginger Compote Latke Topping
Applesauce
Jelly doughnuts
Bimuelos, honey drizzled fritter
Torzelli, deep-fried curly endive
Atayef, cheese-stuffed Syrian pancakes
Hanukkah Cupcakes
Hanukkah Cookies
Spiced Hot Chocolate, made with leftover Hanukkah gelt

Tu Bishvat Recipes

Chocolate Fondue
Banana cake
Fruit Soup
Healthy Granola
, for Tu Bishvat
Lemon Lavendar Cake

Lemon and Almond Semolina Cake
Lemon Tart
Orange and Maple Baked Tofu

Persimmon and Pistachio Cupcakes
Sangria
Walnut Pesto

Purim Recipes

Hamantaschen
Savory Hamantaschen, a new take on a Purim classic
Cheese Kreplach, a delicious treat
Chocolate Hamantaschen
Chickpeas
Fassoulyeh b'chuderah
Kreplach
Debla
Candy Infused Vodka

Shavuot Recipes

Sour Cherry Soup, a Hungarian favorite
Chocolate Challah, for an even sweeter holiday
Blintzes, cream cheese pancakes
Brownie Sundae with Espresso, to help you stay up all night learning Torah
Strawberry Rhubarb Blintzes, an unconventional take on a Shavuot classic
Cheese Kreplach, a delicious treat
Cheesecake, the standard
Cheesecake variations
Cheese Lokshen Kugel, a creamy noodle dish
Rugelach, cream cheese cookies
Rhubarb Rugelach, a tangy take on the classic  

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