Category: Rosh Hashana

Appetizers, Good for You, Rosh Hashana

Butternut Squash and Spinach Salad with Sesame and Honey Dressing

butternut squash and spinach salad

Canny cooks like to incorporate symbolic foods into salads to be served at the beginning of the Rosh Hashanah meal, such as this butternut squash and spinach salad. The symbolic foods have accompanying verses we recite at the table that play on the names of each food. In this recipe, butternut squash stands in for …

Main courses, Rosh Hashana, Shabbos

Chicken with Honey, Lemon, and Mustard Glaze

Honey lemon mustard chicken

Looking for a simple main course for your holiday table? Look no further than this sweet and savory chicken dish that requires no special culinary skills to come out perfect, every time you make and serve it. It’s sweet enough to qualify as a Rosh Hashanah main while savory enough to please those who don’t …

Main courses, Rosh Hashana, Sephardi, Sukkot

Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Preserved Lemon and Olives

chicken tagine with preserved lemon and olives

Israel may be the land of citrus fruits, but friends tell us that lemons disappear from most supermarkets at this time of year, through the end of the Jewish High Holidays. The good news is that preserved lemons are even more delicious than regular lemons and every canny Israeli housewife has a jar or two …