It’s a Sign

It’s a Sign

September 14th 2009By Jamie Geller

I don't know what happened, my challah lacked texture and shape. It was a bumpy, lumpy messy blob; ballooning at astronomical speed, then falling out of shape, falling all over itself and completely breaking apart. They say that yeast is alive, but this was going beyond, into the unknown. The thing was living, breathing, multiplying—and mad at me. My heart sank watching it succumb to itself and I was powerless to stop nature. My eyes brimmed with tears...


Infused Honey

infused honey1

September 2nd 2013By Melinda Strauss


Individual Apple-Stuffed Challah

apple challah

November 30th 2011By Jamie Geller

When our patriarch Yaakov masqueraded as Eisav to obtain his rightful "firstborn" blessing from his father, Yitzchak, he donned Eisav's cloak. Yitzchak exclaimed, "the fragrance of my son is like the fragrance of a field that G-d has blessed" and blessed Yaakov. The Talmud identifies the fragrance as an apple orchard, and the Vilna Gaon says this happened on Rosh Hashanah. We eat apples (tons of them) because we too want those holy blessings given to Yaakov.


Indispensable Tips for Hosting that Big Yom Tov or Party

Rosh Hashanah Table and Recipes

September 13th 2010By Jamie Geller


How To Spatchcock Turkey and Chicken

spatchcocked chicken

September 6th 2011By Chef Laura Frankel


Honey Sesame Glazed Chicken – Honey Recipe Link Up

Honey-Sesame Glazed Chicken

September 12th 2012By Jamie Geller


Honey Recipes Rosh Hashanah

honey cake

September 13th 2012By Rochelle Rothman


Honey Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

apple and honey marshmallows

August 27th 2012By Joy of Kosher


Honey and Rosh Hashanah – How Sweet It Is!

Honey and Rosh Hashanah – How Sweet It Is!

September 9th 2009By Jamie Geller

Will ingesting tons of honey change my fate in the coming year? Well, at least it will remind me to be a sweeter person, and maybe that will earn the blessings I need to help me along. In fact, pulling down that kind of spiritual aid is precisely the purpose of some remarkable little gastric Rosh Hashanah customs. Funny how even the foods we eat, rivet our attention to our ultimate goals.


Holiday Wars: 2 Chefs, 80 Minutes, 4 Courses, 1 Secret Ingredient


August 27th 2012By Tamar Genger MA, RD


Holiday Chef Wars – Watch Now

chef wars

September 27th 2011By Tamar Genger MA, RD


Ginger Beef Brisket with Dried Fruits

ginger beef brisket

March 30th 2010By Joy of Kosher

The perfect Rosh Hashanaha recipe for beef brisket. Made with sweet dried fruits and a little spicy crystalized ginger.


Five-Ingredient Dinners Go From Everyday to Holiday

Turkey Meatballs

September 5th 2012By Jamie Geller


Easy Rosh Hashanah Crafts To Dress Up Your Holiday


September 16th 2011By CreativeJewishMom


DYI Distressed Simanim Plate Stand *Giveaway*


September 4th 2012By not2shabbey


DIY – Painted Lace Honey Jar

rosh hashanah diy honey jar

August 15th 2013By not2shabbey


Cooking Brisket – 5 Sweet Recipes

Roasted Apple Brisket

September 6th 2012By Jessica Levenson


Conversations at Levana’s Rosh Hashanah Table


September 27th 2011By Tamar Genger MA, RD


Chicken with Pumpkin, Figs, and Honey


August 19th 2013By Kim Kushner

The ultimate in richness and flavor. This beautiful recipe is a staple at our holiday meals. It is a perfect example of elevating chicken to the next level. The combination of red wine, pumpkin, and figs, along with fresh herbs, really creates a magical dish. Proof that you don’t need to serve expensive cuts of meat to make it impressive.


Braided Round Challah with Step by Step Photos

crown challah with sesame

September 20th 2011By Tamar Ansh