Jewish Basics

The Very Jewish History of Breakstone’s Butter

And why it's the only kosher-for-Passover butter game in town.

How to Make a Vegan Seder Plate for Passover

With a few adjustments, making a vegan seder plate is actually very easy.

How to Make the Best Whitefish Salad At Home

This classic whitefish recipe has a secret ingredient.

How to Make Classic Jewish-American Rice Pudding with Raisins

This sweet treat is a bowl of comfort for many traditions around the world.

Why American Jews Eat Brisket on Rosh Hashanah

The rules of brisket are made to be broken.

Jews Loved Tinned Fish Way Before It Was Trendy

From herring to tuna, preserved fish is never out of style.

The History of Tzimmes

Everything you need to know about this underrated Rosh Hashanah classic.

Here’s Our 15 Favorite Easy Jewish Recipes

Everything you need for weeknight dinners, holiday ideas and some sweet treats, too.

The History of Jewish Bootleggers

Why were Jewish immigrants so heavily involved in the illegal alcohol business?

The Tangled History of Noodle Kugel

From sweet to spicy, a love of lockshen kugel unites the Jews.

The History of Gefilte Fish

The life and times of this divisive dish.

The History of Potato Kugel

Everything you need to know about this Ashkenazi classic.