Bake Your First Challah Loaf with This Step-By-Step Guide

woman making challah bread

Do you want to enjoy soft, warm bread while making your house smell divine at the same time? Let me introduce you to a tried and true challah bread recipe. What is Challah Bread? Challah, pronounced ḥallāh, is a deliciously sweet, twisted bread that’s served at most Jewish holiday meals. It was originally just a […]

This Crowd-Pleasing Sweet and Sour Pot Roast will Delight Your Shabbat Guests

jewish sweet and sour pot roast with potatoes and green beans on the side

Sweet and sour pot roast prepared the Jewish way is an easy-to-make dish that gets its sweetness from brown sugar and raisins and its tangy notes from lemon. Bay leaf, garlic, and onion make it savory, while the addition of potatoes and carrots make it hearty. Perfect for Shabbat or any holiday meal, a sweet […]

The Ultimate Balaboosta’s Matzoh Ball Soup Recipe

bowl of matzoh ball soup

Nothing is as comforting as a good bowl of matzoh ball soup. A staple in Jewish homes during Passover, it signifies Judaism more than any other food. Representing the unleavened bread Jews survived on while fleeing Egypt, matzoh balls help us to remember Jewish history. The History of Matzoh Ball Soup Matzoh balls are soup […]