Kosher Baking Adventures: Fun Springtime Treats for the Family

Three young siblings engaged in a Kosher baking activity at home, with one stirring a silver mixing bowl and another adding ingredients. There's a vibrant red bowl with contents, various baking ingredients like flour and vanilla extract on the table, all indicating a lively family cooking session.

Spring is the perfect time to get in the kitchen with family and friends and bake up a variety of seasonal treats. From cookies to tarts, there’s a world of possibilities to explore. However, even as you let your creativity run wild, it’s important to keep kosher. Sarah’s Kitchen will highlight the basics of kosher […]

Passover Preparations: Your Complete Guide to Kosher-for-Pesach Shopping

An intimate dinner scene with a bearded man reading from a book adorned with a Star of David, implying a religious context, likely during a Jewish holiday. In the foreground, a woman listens attentively, surrounded by dishes of food including hummus, crackers, and a glass of wine, indicative of a festive meal.

Passover is one of the most important holidays in the Jewish faith. Also known as Pesach, Passover is the celebration of the Israelites’ escape from slavery in Egypt, as detailed in the Bible. While Passover is a time for friends and family to gather and celebrate their faith, it is also a time for specific […]

Hamantaschen Haven: Celebrating Purim with the Perfect Sweet Treats

plate of assorted flavors of hamantaschen desserts for the Purim holiday

Purim is celebrated every year starting in early spring. A joyous celebration that commemorates the survival of the Jewish people who were marked for death by Haman, Purim is celebrated by exchanging gifts, eating a celebratory meal, and indulging in sweet treats. Commonly associated with traditional chocolate-filled cookies known as Hamantaschen, Purim offers countless ways […]

Celebrate Love and Kosher Cuisine: A Romantic Dinner Recipe Guide

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Nothing says “I love you” like a home-cooked kosher meal for two. Eating kosher not only shows our reverence to God—it also helps us feel connected to the people we love most. This Valentine’s Day, wow your special someone with a candlelit kosher dinner that’s sure to impress. We’ll help you plan every detail so […]

Plant a Tree for Tu BiShvat: How the “New Year of the Trees” is Celebrated

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Every year on the 15th day of Shevat, Jewish people all over the world celebrate Tu BiShvat. This day is commonly known as both Rosh HaShanah La’Ilanot (“New Year of The Trees”) as well as Israeli Arbor Day because of its heavy emphasis on environmental preservation. Let’s go over the significance of this holiday in […]

Indulge in Hanukkah Delight with Our Classic Sufganiyot Recipe

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Sufganiyot (plural form of sufgania) are tasty donuts that are an integral part of the Jewish tradition. Jewish people worldwide eat this sweet oil-fried treat during Hanukkah to celebrate the miracle of oil that burned for eight days instead of just one. Let’s dive deep into this wonderful tradition with a detailed recipe. Traditional Sufganiyot […]

Everything You Need to Know About Lighting the Menorah for Hanukkah

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In Jewish tradition, few items are as precious or symbolic as the menorah. This traditional multi-branched candelabra has been a vital part of the Jewish faith since modern times and remains an essential part of Hanukkah celebrations to this day. During the eight-day Hanukkah festival, an eight-branched menorah modeled after the Temple menorah is used […]

Shemini Atzeret & Simchat Torah: Why Two Jewish Holidays are Celebrated Together

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According to Leviticus 23:36: “On the eighth day you shall observe a holy convocation.” This commandment refers to the day immediately following the seven days of Sukkot, when Jews observe the time spent in the wilderness by those who had been freed from slavery in Egypt. Originally a time of reflection on the holy days […]