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We cover all the Jewish recipes you need—chicken and main dishes, kosher recipes, and even vegetarian fare.

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      How to Make Bourekas

      These flaky, cheese-filled pastries are easy to make and will disappear before you can say Chag Sameach!

      Potato Latkes

      This potato latkes recipe is super tasty. For the ultimate crispiness, squeeze out all the liquid from the grated veggies...


      What Is Kugel?

      Learn how to make kugel—the Jewish casserole everyone needs to know.


      12 Ways to Use Up a Box of Matzo (During Passover or Any Time)

      Whether you're keeping kosher for Passover or just have some extra matzo on hand, these matzo recipes for Passover...


      Best Jewish Cookbooks: The Ultimate Guide

      These Jewish cookbooks have recipes for Jewish holiday comfort foods, easy kosher meals, Israeli dishes and more!

      Matzo Brei

      Matzo brei (pronounced like fry) is one of the few dishes from my childhood that I'll never outgrow. The dampened...


      Our Top 6 Passover Lamb Recipes

      Celebrate with one of these melt-in-your-mouth Passover lamb recipes. (Psst! When buying packaged ingredients and sauces at the store, make...

      Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

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      This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...


      Homemade Gelt

      Giving chocolate coins to children, and sometimes to teachers, is a long-standing Hanukkah tradition. This homemade version of gelt uses...


      Hanukkah Cookies

      Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


      Why I Cook: Chanie Apfelbaum’s Hanukkah Traditions

      The Busy in Brooklyn blogger uses inspiration from childhood for her modern Jewish recipes (which her kids love!) including...

      Get to Know Volunteer Field Editor Rachel Garcia

      As a military wife, Community Cook Rachel Garcia has had the privilege of enjoying and re-creating tasty food from all...


      Potato Latke Funnel Cakes

      This savory funnel cake incorporates mashed potatoes and ranch seasoning into the dough. It's delicious. Just try it and you’ll...


      Israeli Malabi with Pomegranate Syrup

      Malabi is a very famous, easy sweet milk pudding from Israel. For this recipe I learned from a friend, you...


      Do You Know These Symbolic Rosh Hashanah Foods?

      These traditional Rosh Hashanah foods are rich in meaning and symbolism. How many of these stories did you know?


      Knish

      Knish is a classic Jewish comfort food. Sometimes I make tiny appetizer ones, which are a little more like a...

      25 Jewish Foods Everyone Should Learn to Cook

      From buttery loaves of challah to crispy potato latkes, here are the traditional Jewish foods that everyone should be able...


      10 Things You Need for Your Kosher Kitchen

      These fun and useful products make cooking in a kosher kitchen easier than ever.


      What Is a Knish?

      If you didn't grow up in New York, you've probably never had this traditional Jewish dish. What is a knish?


      13 Jewish Desserts Everyone Needs to Try

      From moist apple cake to sufganiyot, here's a closer look at Jewish desserts.


      Matzo Ball Soup

      This traditional matzo ball soup recipe is worth the extra effort. If you prefer, you can add egg noodles instead...


      Passover Rainbow Cookies

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      The name "rainbow cookies" is actually a bit of a misnomer for these classic New York treats. To make the...


      Pomegranate Short Ribs

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      I like drizzling the short rib's pomegranate molasses sauce on top of simple roasted vegetables. It’s a bit tangy and...


      Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

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      The keys to this amazing chicken matzo ball soup are slow-cooking it and using boxed matzo ball mix. Some people...

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      Apple Cake for Passover

      Adding a dollop of whipped cream is a sweet addition to this passover cake! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee,...


      Cauliflower Dill Kugel

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      I enjoy cauliflower and kugel, so it made sense to combine the two into one special dish. The ricotta cheese...


      Homemade Corned Beef

      Here's a recipe you've gotta plan for, but you don't need to do much work to get this deli-quality corned...


      Reuben Salad in a Jar

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      Amy Smith from Avon, Connecticut, shared her layered Reuben salad with us, and we couldn’t resist making it extra portable....


      Herbed Leek Tarts

      3 reviews

      This savory, nontraditional tart is a favorite among our family and friends! —Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin


      Make-Ahead Blintz Casserole

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      Blintzes are thin pancakes filled with cheese or fruits. I created an easy casserole version with cheese filling and topped...