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    26 Traditional Jewish Food Recipes Everyone Should Learn to Cook

    From buttery loaves of challah to crispy potato latkes, here are the traditional Jewish food recipes that everyone should learn to make.

    The Jewish Brisket Recipe Everyone Should Learn How to Make

    This Jewish brisket recipe is our go-to recipe for the holidays. Use our expert tips to create a perfectly moist,...

    What Is Kugel?

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

    Sweet Potato Latkes

    I have great memories of making this recipe for family holidays. Shredded russet potatoes can be used instead of sweet...

    Braided Round Challah

    I made this for a surprise for one of my friends on a Jewish holiday. She could not believe how...

    How to Read Kosher Symbols on Food Packaging

    Here's a quick look at what all the kosher symbols mean.

    Your Ultimate Guide to the Passover Seder

    What happens during a Passover Seder? From food on the Seder plate to the traditional holiday menu, here's what to...

    15 Matzo Recipes to Use Up a Box of Matzo During Passover

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

    How to Make Matzo Balls

    This matzo ball recipe will teach you how to make the essential Passover food as good as Bubbe's.

    Chocolate-Covered Matzo

    My entire family asks me to make this chocolate-covered matzo every Passover and Hanukkah! I've even been asked to ship...

    Chocolate Rugelach

    Many bakeries make these classic pastries, but they taste so much better when they are homemade. Traditionally, they are filled...

    Spinach and Feta Bourekas

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    These pastries are light and soft with a bit of crunch, and are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays....

    Nana Reba’s Potato Knishes

    I grew up eating these potato knishes every holiday. My grandmother had to show up with at least four dozen...

    How to Make Bourekas

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

    The Best Jewish Cookbooks: The Ultimate Guide

    These Jewish cookbooks have recipes for 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 I'll never outgrow. The dampened shards...

    Our Top 5 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

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

    Israeli Malabi with Pomegranate Syrup

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    This is a very famous, easy-to-make sweet milk pudding from Israel. For this recipe, I learned from a friend, you...

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

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    What Is Challah Bread?

    This versatile braided bread can be a showstopper centerpiece or the base of a fantastic batch of French toast. But...

    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?

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    21 Jewish Desserts Everyone Needs to Try

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

    How to Make Hamantaschen, for Purim or Anytime

    Hamantaschen are traditionally eaten at Purim, but you can bake up a batch of these triangle-shaped cookies any time of...

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    Matzo Ball Soup

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