Jewish Basics

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.

Instant Pot Stuffed Cabbage Recipe

This traditional dish gets a modern makeover.

Andrew Zimmern’s Perfect Potato Latkes Recipe

These potato latkes are so good that posting the recipe alone is a mitzvah of the highest order. The Festival ...

The Surprising Jewish History of Mushroom Barley Soup

Ask anyone to name a classic Ashkenazi soup and, odds are, they will say chicken soup (with or without matzah ...

Ina Garten’s Chicken Soup Recipe

This liquid gold will transform your cooking.