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Tag: Rosh Hashana

Another bun in the oven?

Another bun in the oven?

I have some exciting news to share. Nope, I’m not pregnant, though it does feel like I just delivered a baby… My first cookbook is published and available for download (ebook) and order (hardcover)! Seasoned Moments | Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur: Recipes for a Happy […]

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

Wishing all who celebrate a very happy and sweet New Year. May you all be happy, healthy, renewed, refreshed and joyful. I made this layered dessert for this evening. I wanted to bring in the various symbols of the holiday – honey, apples and pomegranates. […]

Shana Tova 5775

Shana Tova 5775

To all celebrating, I want to wish you all a fruitful, memorable and fun new year.    

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

Shana Tova! Happy New Year!

I can’t believe how quickly the summer flew by and disappeared. This morning, I stepped outside and nearly froze to death! Literally overnight, the weather has changed. Whereas yesterday, the morning was sticky and humid, today the air is crisp and cold. For Jewish people […]

Shana Tova!

Shana Tova!

Yesterday was the first day of the Jewish year. I actually started writing this yesterday, but never finished…Anyhoo…We say, “Shana Tova” which means happy new year. And, just like we celebrate New Year’s Eve on Dec. 31st, on Wednesday night, we rejoiced and feasted and […]

Rosh Hashana Recipes

Rosh Hashana Recipes

OK. Several of you asked for recipes from my Rosh Hashana meal last week. So, here are the three most requested. Falafel Crusted Halibut Falafel Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained 1 small onion, diced (about 1/2 cup) 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed 2 tablespoons […]

Shana Tova

Shana Tova

Today is the first day of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashana). Last night, Zack and I hosted our families for a Rosh Hashana feast. We squeezed 20 people into our little one bedroom apartment for a full-on, sit down meal. The menu was extensive […]