Posts Tagged “holidays”

Succos menu 2014

By | October 6, 2014

As I was scrubbing my kitchen last Nisan, I told myself that compared to making Pesach while 8 months pregnant, the coming Succos would be just about the easiest thing I’d ever done. Well, six months goes by pretty quickly when you’re looking back. Although I don’t think making yom tov will ever really be […]

Read more »

74 {pareve} soups, sides, and salads for your Succos menu

By | October 5, 2014

Menu-planning for Succos always seems more daunting to me than menu-planning for Rosh Hashanah. Maybe because I’m starting out tired from the first yom tov, or maybe because by the time we get to Succos, things have been out of whack┬áin general between Rosh Hashanah, Tzom Gedalia, and Yom Kippur. If it’s a mad dash […]

Read more »

Apple pomegranate noodle kugel (Plus: September Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | September 15, 2014

apple-pom-noodle-kugel-1a.jpg

Craisins are generally something I save for salads. Just a small handful, and a totally ordinary bowl of lettuce and cut-up veggies becomes special. A few weeks ago, I noticed pomegranate juice craisins in my makolet (of all places) and grabbed a bag immediately. These things are so addictive — all tart and sweet and […]

Read more »

Sweet challah topping

By | September 4, 2014

I almost left these Rosh Hashanah challahs plain. Close call, right? Past years have seen raisin challah from me, but I’m all out of the raisins we import from America and there is no part of me that wants to check raisins bought here. Past years have also seen a straight sugar sprinkle, but I […]

Read more »