Jewish Basics

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.

How to Make Perfect Roast Chicken, According to an Expert Bubbe

A brief history of roast chicken and how to cook it perfectly every time.

How to Make Your Own Sauerkraut

This DIY project is super Jewish, easy, and good for your gut.

This Poppy Seed Roll is Old Fashioned Jewish Perfection

This Eastern European dessert is pure comfort food.