Posts Tagged ‘holidays’

Rosh Hashanah Roundup 2017/5778

It’s hard to believe Rosh Hashanah is just around the corner! This year, I’ve rounded up my favorite items from my favorite Judaica shops. If you click the name of the shop (in blue), you’ll be directed to the store’s online Rosh Hashanah page where you’ll find lots more goodies and gifts for the holiday. Are…

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Little Book of Jewish Appetizers

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, Leah Koenig’s Little Book of Jewish Appetizers is the perfect book to give or get this holiday season. With everything from nibbles and salads to dips and meatballs—and filled with more than 25 inspired modern starters that draw from global Jewish influences—this is a gem of a book. Leah’s…

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The Joys of Jewish Preserving

Inspired by the bounty at her local farmers market and a desire to eat more locally and seasonally, Emily Paster began preserving and pickling ten years ago. In her fabulous new cookbook, The Joys of Jewish Preserving: Modern Recipes with Traditional Roots, for Jams, Pickles, Fruit Butters, and More—for Holidays and Every Day, Emily combines…

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Tzedakah Box Roundup

Last week I wrote about The Dorothy Saxe Invitational, a wonderful biennial exhibit at The Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco whereby artists are asked to interpret a Jewish ritual object. Today I’m bringing you a roundup of traditional tzedakah boxes.

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Haggadah Roundup

This is the Haggadah we’ve used for almost 15 years now. It’s a workhorse. Besides a few wine and food stains it’s held up pretty well. Storing all our copies is pretty easy too—since they’re not fragile, I can quickly pack them away in a box with all my other Passover stuff and forget about…

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Passover Roundup 2015

Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing all the goodies I’ve rounded up for Passover. Some are new and some are favorites from last year. Hope you enjoy!    

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Poppy Seed Pie for Purim

Every year a few weeks before Purim I start to feel a little Jewish guilt. I don’t particular enjoy making hamantaschens, and since the kids started middle school, I stopped making them altogether. Truth be told, I don’t really have much patience for making any sort of cookies.  I’d also love for the kids to celebrate…

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