Easy Apple Crisp Recipe & The History Of Apple Crisp

[1] An apple crisp is the perfect solution for when you don’t want to roll out a pie crust (photo © Urban Accents). [2] A serving of apple crisp is even prettier than pie when you serve it in dessert dishes. Here it’s served with custard sauce (here’s a recipe), but you could substitute a…
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Special Chocolates For Rosh Hashanah From Chocolat Moderne

[1] Sweet Celebrations are chocolates with flavors that celebrate Rosh Hashanah (photos #1 an #3 © Chocolat Moderne). [2] Apples and honey are a traditional combination eaten for a “sweet” new year (photo © Good Eggs). [3] A 6-piece sleeve of Sweet Celebrations.   In 2022, the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins on Sunday,…
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Easy Apple Cake Recipe For Rosh Hashanah (& Every Day)

The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins today and is celebrated for two days. It is the first of the Jewish High Holy Days specified by Leviticus 23:23–32, that occur each year. Symbolic foods include: Apples and honey Challah Couscous With Seven Vegetables Dates Fish Honey cake Leeks, chard or spinach New (i.e. seasonal) fruit…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potato Latkes, Root Vegetable Latkes

The Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah, begins tonight, and we’re having latkes. Potato latkes are a Chanukah tradition*, but they are enjoyed year-round.     THE HISTORY OF LATKES The popular potato latkes of European Jewish cuisine descend from Sicilian ricotta pancakes that appeared in the Middle Ages. They traveled north to Rome, where the…
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