Break-the-Fast Menu

What’s the best part of fasting on Yom Kippur? Well, BREAK-ing the fast of course! Most American Ashkenazi Jews I know break the fast with bagels, lox, cream cheese, orange juice and other treats, such as cucumber salad or noodle kugel.

I also like changing things up and making a spinach quiche and cheesecake! Here are a few ideas for your break-fast from our favorite recipes.

Wishing everyone a sweet new year, an easy fast and a meaningful holiday!

Break-the-Fast Menu

Homemade Bagels

Custom Cream Cheese

Cheese Lokshen (Noodle) Kugel

Israeli Salad

Cucumber Salad from The Food Yenta

Lavender Cheesecake with Shortbread Almond Crust

Tamar’s Coffee Cake

Chef Paula Shoyer’s Pumpkin Bread

 

 

Keep on Noshing

Custom Cream Cheese

Everyone loves a good bagel spread for most occasions, but especially to break the fast at the end of Yom Kippur.

Homemade Gravlax for Yom Kippur Break-Fast

Eating lox this time of year connects our own process of “teshuvah” with salmon’s seasonal “return.”

Smoked Salmon and Goat Cheese Quiche

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