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

happy couple enjoying a valentines day dinner with kosher food and wine

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 […]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with This Chocolate Rugelach Recipe

close up shot of woman holding basket of chocolate rugelach

Rugelach is a classic kosher treat to be enjoyed any time of year, especially around the holidays. While these pastries may look like they could only be crafted in a bakery, it’s easy to make them at home. Here’s a great chocolate rugelach recipe for you to try this season. Chocolate Rugelach Ingredients To prepare […]

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 […]

The Only Potato Latke Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Celebrate Hanukkah or enjoy a cozy night in with traditional latkes made from simple and hearty ingredients. Potato latkes, or levivot, have a recipe that’s been refined throughout the centuries to be easy to make in large quantities so family and community can gather together. All you need are seven simple ingredients and whatever garnishes […]

Indulge in Hanukkah Delight with Our Classic Sufganiyot Recipe

closeup of person dusting fresh sufganiyot with powdered sugar

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 […]

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 […]