rosh hashanah

Apple and Honey Trifle

by Shoshana on August 23, 2013 · 11 comments

I know it’s still August, but with Rosh Hashana so early this year it is time to start talking about honey cake. I often feel that in many ways honey cake (lekach) is kind of like the Jewish equivalent of fruitcake. It is the baked good that everyone has to have on the table and […]

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Gluten-free Honey Cake

by Shoshana on July 22, 2013 · 15 comments

As some of my regular readers may have noticed over the past year I have been participating in the Kosher Connection Link-ups, posting a recipe each month in keeping an assigned theme. As a dessert blogger it is a been a wonderful challenge and I look forward to each month’s linkup. For the one year […]

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Round Woven Challah Tutorial

by Shoshana on September 7, 2012 · 27 comments

One of the most iconic symbols of Rosh Hashana, besides the shofar and apples and honey, is the round challah. The circular shape of the challah symbolizes the cyclical nature of the year and the challah is often dipped in honey before eating to symbolize a sweet new year. I make mine even sweeter with […]

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Holiday Challah

by Shoshana on October 4, 2011 · 6 comments

These are the challot I made for Rosh Hashanah this year. Because things were busy I didn’t have a chance to post them until now, but since my family tradition is to eat these festive challot all the way from the New Year through the harvest holiday of Sukkot there is still plenty of time […]

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Apple and Honey Turnovers

by Shoshana on September 16, 2011 · 7 comments

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