Jewish Basics

This Kasha Varnishkes Recipe Was Almost Lost in the Holocaust

A beloved dish "made the old-fashioned way" with lots of mushrooms.

Your Secrets for the Best Jewish Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is one of the most iconic, comforting Jewish foods, and while everyone who makes chicken soup may say ...

This Retro Stewed Fruit Recipe Deserves a Comeback

This sweet and cozy dish is part of a grandmother's legacy. But don't call it Bubbe food.

A Short Jewish History of Mandel Bread

A look into the centuries-old Jewish cookie.

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.