Jewish Basics

Summer is Actually the Perfect Time to Prep Your Rosh Hashanah Menu

Forget the beach — you should be cooking, and freezing, in your kitchen right now.

The Best Foods to Bring to Shiva

From main dishes to snacks and even cutlery.

Why Cold Soups Are Actually Really Jewish

Beyond borscht, Jews all over the world have a tradition of seasonal chilled soups for summer.

The Jewish History of Cheesecake

Jews have been pioneers of cheesecake from the very beginning.

What is Labneh?

A staple in Middle Eastern cuisine you can easily make at home.

How to Make the Best Falafel at Home

Tips and tricks for your favorite chickpea dinner.

How Horseradish Became a Passover Staple

The history of this spicy holiday condiment.

The Secret Jewish History of Corned Beef and Cabbage

The classic dish for St. Patrick's Day actually has Jewish roots.

New York-Style Bagels Recipe

A perfect recipe from Cooks Illustrated.