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Shavuot

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Sephardic Chicken Soup With Lemon and Egg Recipe (Sopa de Huevos y Limon)

A Balkan twist on the ultimate comfort food.

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Molly Yeh’s Apple Cider Brisket Recipe

FYI, you can totally eat this brisket at brunch.

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Persian Upside-Down Cake with Dates and Cardamom

A sweet tribute to Persian Rosh Hashanah traditions.

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Palascinta (Hungarian Crepes)

An easy, sweet traditional treat.

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Pashtida with Zucchini, Corn, and Tomatoes

A colorful celebration of summer produce.

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Greek Salad With Fried Halloumi Cheese

This salad is an explosion of flavors and textures you will love.

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Treat your guests to Israeli cheesecake for Shavuot

Watch our Tayim chef whip up a traditional holiday triple-D dessert: dairy, decadent and delicious.

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18 delicious dishes (besides cheesecake) to savor on Shavuot

On the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, meals usually finish with cheesecake. Here are other delectable delights for your holiday menu.

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Moroccan Couscous and Chicken

A hearty dinner easy enough for busy weeknights

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Mixed Roasted Vegetables with Tahini Sauce

A colorful dish inspired by spring

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Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Prunes

A sweet and savory main dish for Passover or any time you want something decadent

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Cheesy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread Babka

Warning: It's totally addictive.

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Green Herb and Kidney Bean Stew

Ghormeh Sabzi

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Chicken Fricassee: A Jewish Classic

Ashkenazi-style braised chicken and meatballs.

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Tahini 3 Ways

These sauces are addictive and so easy to make.

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Classic Apple Strudel

A family-inspired recipe that taste just like bubbe's.

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Cheesy Kale and Potato Gratin

This cheesy crowd pleaser celebrates Jewish history and strong women.

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Egyptian Golden Potato Soup

A comforting Shabbat soup from the Egyptian Jewish community.

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Poppy Seed Roll

This Eastern European dessert is pure comfort food.

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Persian Meatballs with Beet Sauce

From 'Israeli Soul,' the new cookbook by James Beard award-winning chefs, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook.

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Brisket Stewed with Black-Eyed Peas

From 'Israeli Soul,' the new cookbook by James Beard award-winning chefs, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook.

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Overnight Bukharian Meat & Rice Dish

This traditional, slow-cooked dish is comforting and seriously crave-worthy.

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Libyan Jewish Pumpkin Spread

Forget the pumpkin spice lattes — try this tangy, savory pumpkin recipe this fall.

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Crispy Lemon Chicken with Rice and Sweet Potato

A one-pot wonder you will love for Shabbat or anytime.

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Instant Pot Georgian Pomegranate Chicken

The easiest chicken for the holidays or any time.

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Basic Challah Recipe

Shared from the cookbook, 'Braided: A Journey of a Thousand Challahs' by Beth Ricanati.

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Chocolate Babka Challah

If you love sweet challah, this is the ultimate sweet loaf.

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Egg Salad
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Fennel Parmigiana

Finocchi alla Parmigiana (Italy)

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Vegetable Gratin

Gratin de Chavuot (France)

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Sephardic Cheese and Parsley Pastries

Borekitas de kezo (Turkey)

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Zingerman's Braided Challah

The iconic Michigan bakery shares two of their popular challah recipes: Topped with rum-soaked raisins, or flavored with sesame, poppy, aromatic anise and honey for a Moroccan bite.

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Italian Apple Rose Pastries

From the purveyors behind the popular Italian cookies, "Mondo di Laura," a slice of Jewish Rome in NYC.

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Matzah Ball Pho

Jewish and Vietnamese comfort food meet in one delicious bowl.

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Mujaderra Stuffed Kabocha Squash

A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.

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Quinoa Salad With Dates, Figs, Pomegranate Seeds

Filling enough to act as a side, this refreshing salad uses the Rosh Hashanah fruits.

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The Vegetarian 'Brisket' That Tastes Surprisingly Like Meat

A satisfying vegetarian entree for holidays, picnics and Shabbat dinner.

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Rose Petal Ice Cream

Nieve de Rosas

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Eggs Caviar
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Date-Fig Bars
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Chocolate Revives: Hurricane And The Holocaust

A Queens-Based Chocolate Company’s Tales of Recovery and Survival

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Roasted Chicken With Dried Fruit

Caramelized, glossy and delicious.

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The Cheesecake Roundup: Tips & Tricks for the Perfect Pie

Plus three unconventional cheesecake recipes for Shavuot.

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The Remix: Beet Ricotta Ravioli

Gluten-free, delicious, cheese-filled ravioli for Shavuot.

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Comfort Food From Brazil

Get schooled by our Brazilian Jewess on the intricacies of manioc starch.

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Roasted Tomatillo & Poblano Shakshuka

Green eggs, hold the ham

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Mallomars Or Nha Benta?

Brazil’s version of mallomars is something you can make at home.

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The Basic (But Best) Chocolate Cake

Ugat Yomledet is Hebrew for the scrumptious chocolate cake every kid wants on their special day.

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Rainbow Carrot Gratin

This traditional dish has a modern twist: dried lavender.

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From Brazil, Beyond Honey Cake

Pão de mel is an indulgent, jazzy version of the traditional treat.

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7 Tips For Cooking Brisket From The Pros, Fischer Bros. & Leslie

Brisket is good for feeding new parents, and it’s a High Holiday go-to.

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The Remix: Shavuot Kugel

The Meyer lemon glaze takes this noodle pudding to another level.

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Wheat Stalk Challah

In her book Spiritual Kneading, Dahlia Abraham-Klein crafts a challah for each month of the Jewish calendar.

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Brazilians Really Got Milk

Don't hold back on Shavuot, the only holiday that celebrates dairy over meat.

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A Gorgeous Fungus Among Us

The sweetness of root vegetables is a great match for the earthy wild flavor of the mushrooms.

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Make Your Own
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Flourless Nut Cake

The Brazil nut should not be an ugly duck.

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Doberge Cake's Hungarian Inspiration

Cake, frosting, and an amber glide of caramel create the Dobos torte, a cake of diverse textures and flavors.

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Complicated Love Story, Simple Recipe

In New York, a Brazilian and her groom celebrates their wedding, and their guests celebrate the country’s national candy.

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Parsley Salad

Tabouleh, reimagined.

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A Persimmon Primer

There are several varieties of persimmon, all delicious.

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A Love For All Things Lemon

Ring in 2015 with a bright burst of citrus.

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A Healthier Chanukah

Keep the spirit of the Chanukah holiday with a slightly healthier treat.

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As American As Babka Pie

Born in Israel to Danish parents, Uri Scheft blends his Scandinavian and Jewish background in the goods at his beloved Breads Bakery.

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Even In The Winter

Use dried fruit to enjoy these oatmeal treats all year round.

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Crispy, Cheesy, Easy: Flatbread

Top a homemade dough with whatever your heart desires.

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From A Rabbi's Great-Great-Granddaughter, A New Bible

Rose Levy Beranbaum publishes The Baking Bible, having tackled Cake, Pie and Pastry and Bread.

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Sweet, But Not Too Sweet

A sweet-potato chocolate muffin sweetened with honey makes an almost guilt-free treat.

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From Alice Medrich: New, Old Flours

The "First Lady of Chocolate" talks Judaism in reference to her new book, "Flavor Flours."

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A Quick, Sweet Crisp

A fun, quick recipe that will wow your guests.

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sukkot has no totemic foods along the lines of latkes, but stuffed dishes are a widely observed custom.

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Yellow Layer Cake With Pomegranate Frosting

Pomegranates have been a Jewish superfood for centuries.

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Tzimmes Cake: Go Ahead, Make A Fuss

Give the sweet side its due and turn it into a cake.

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Wheatberries With Pomegranates And Carmelized Sweet Potatoes

A colorful, textural and sweet side dish alternative to rice or barley

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Roasted Chicken With Apples And Honey

A sweet new year, a sweet main course. Dress a roaster with apples and honey for an easy, impressive, abundant Rosh HaShanah meal.

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Miniature Linzer Torte Cookies

A tiny cookie packs a big punch of flavor with ginger and clove.

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Recreating A Beloved Childhood Treat

Yes, you need a candy thermometer, but you can do it!

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Mini Fruit Tarts

Fruit tarts with buttery crust, pastry cream, and fresh, unbaked fruit are just what summer calls for

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High Cherry Pie Hopes

Celebrate the beloved stone fruit with this delicious pie.

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Summer Movie Snackin'

Grab a handful of salted chocolate-drizzled popcorn at your next fun flick.

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Strawberry Tart

Bake berries down to a delicious jam in this buttery tart.

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Fig Ice Cream with Orange and Rosemary

For this Shavuot, try an avant-garde ice cream flavor: fig with orange and rosemary.

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The Nine Days: What To Eat

Light vegetarian dishes work well when the weather is hot and moods are heavy.

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The Best Of Both Worlds

Yes, you can make Oreos at home.

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Kosherize It

New England clam chowder gets a kosher makeover that makes it even more delicious.

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Rosti: A Big Nordic Latke

A potato pancake topped with lox and dill is the perfect way to tap into the Nordic food trend.

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Christmas Envy Panettone Trifle

If you think New York is a tough place to be a Jew on Christmas, try Venice.

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Homemade Baci (Chocolate-Hazelnut Kisses)

Valentine's Day has its naysayers, but everybody loves Baci.

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Celebrate Shavuot with mini snickerdoodle cheesecakes topped with peach bourbon compote.

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Shaved Asparagus And Zucchini Salad

Detox from dairy-heavy Shavuot with an unexpected salad.

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Grilled Peaches With Mascarpone, Honey And Sea Salt

Here’s the big deal about Maldon Sea Salt: It is vaguely, but compellingly briny, with a distinct mineral taste.

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Cherry Season Has Arrived!

Pair cherries with blueberries: You'll be surprised.

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Kosherize It: Crab Rangoon

The Jewish Christmas tradition of Chinese food meets an iconic combination in Lox and Cream Cheese Rangoon.

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That Perfect Midnight Snack

Yes, cheesecake can work in lollipop form.

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Cheesecake with Cookie Dough and Peanut Butter Cups

This Shavuot, embrace all-out decadence.

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Swiss Cinnamon Crisps

Enjoy the return to chametz with this fun, quick cookie.

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Cheesy Hummus-Stuffed Mushrooms

There's a fungus among us, and it has cheese on it.

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Chocolatey Brownies, Gluten Free

Brownies for the gluten-intolerant, and everybody else, as well.

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Layers Of Goodness

Tuck one of these peanut butter-topped brownies into your Purim packages this year.

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Celebrating Citrus, Winter's Seasonal Fruit

Lime, coconut and white chocolate are a delicious combination.

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Celebrate fall with these fun, kid-friendly cookies.

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Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake

Celebrate fall with a twist on a dessert classic.

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Mashed Potatoes, Dressed-Up

The ultimate comfort food makes a great break-fast side.

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Green Chili Apple & Honey Galette

Green chili peppers make this dessert a slightly savory tart ideal for ringing in the new year.

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Mini Peach-Strawberry Pies

Bring a summer favorite down to handheld size

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Easier Than Pie

Use summer fruit to make a tasty, impressive dessert.