This weeks Shabbat menu is inspired by the upcoming Jewish holiday, Purim. Festive, gourmet foods that feed a crowd and can be made in advance is what is on this weeks menu. In fact, make a double batch of these dishes and save all your energies to party on Purim day.

Click HERE for a look into how we set up the fun, whimsical Purim tablescape pictured above. 

POMEGRANATE SUMAC SALMON

Pomegranate Sumac Salmon Video

Enjoy the step-by-step instructions to this showstopper. 

MUSHROOM & SWEET POTATO ARUGULA SALAD

Mushroom and Sweet Potato Balsamic Salad

For advanced prep, pre-roast the vegetables up to 48 hours before serving and pre-mix dressing. This can be served up as a family style salad or individual appetizer. 

WINTER BEET SALAD WITH POPPED RICE

Winter Beet Salad with Popped Wild Rice

This simply stunning salad elevates simple beets & rice to new heights. You can roast beets and pop rice in advance. 

SHEET PAN ROASTED EGGPLANT FATTOUSH SALAD

Sheet Pan Eggplant Fattoush Salad

An amazing side dish or first course option for vegetarians that comes together in minutes, all on one sheet pan. 

OVERNIGHT BRISKET

overnight brisket

Put the brisket in the oven tonight, and wake up to the most incredible brisket ever.

3-INGREDIENT COUSCOUS SALAD

3 ingredient couscous salad

Easy without compromise on flavor and presentation. 

THANKSGIVING SAVORY HAMANTSCHEN

Thanksgiving Hamantaschen

These savory hamantaschen pie can take the place of a typical quiche or kugel you may be inclined to serve on Shabbat or your Purim feast. 

POTATO KUGEL CUPS

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There's a reason these kugel cups are one of the most popular recipes on the site. Make it and find out why. 

BLACKOUT CAKE

Chocolate Blackout Cake

This rich dark chocolate cake's appeal is enhanced with antioxidant rich bittersweet chocolate and the extra virgin olive oil used as the fat element in the cake. 

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Hamantashen

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Decadent, kid-friendly, these cookies freeze well. 

Looking for more Purim ideas?

1. 41 Hamantaschen Recipes

2. 18 Ways to Say L'chaim

3. 29 Recipes That Will Surprise You