Jewish

Nine potato latkes with apple-date chutney and cinnamon sour cream on a wooden cutting board.

Potato Latkes with Apple-Date Chutney

All fancied up for the holidays, these boast all the perfectly-crisp-on-the-outside-tender-on-the-inside awesomeness of traditional potato latkes as well as a few surprises.

Several of Dorie Greenspan's rugelach tumbling our of a jar

Dorie Greenspan’s Rugelach

These butter and cream cheese pastries are filled with cinnamon-sugared nuts, a slick of jam, currants, and a handful of chopped chocolate.

A loaf of braided challah bread on a baking sheet with a serrated knife.

Challah Bread

Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in the best way, this Jewish challah is a stunner. Perfect for shabbat and Rosh Hashanah.

Roasted tzimmes on a large sheet pan.

Roasted Tzimmes

This is not the sweet, gooey tzimmes of your childhood. Nope. So don’t be surprised when that old familiar flavor pales in comparison.

Easy Jewish Hanukkah doughnuts and doughnut holes covered with sugar, on a metal cookie sheet.

Easy Jewish Hanukkah Doughnuts

Don’t let the name mislead you. These doughnuts are cause for celebration in and of themselves, regardless of one’s occasion or denomination.

Cheese blintzes in a cast-iron frying pan, one being lifted up by a metal spatula.

Cheese Blintz

We like to think of cheese blintzes as the original breakfast burritos, though truth be told we like them just as well for dessert.

French onion brisket in an oval enamel casserole dish on a white background.

French Onion Brisket

Not all briskets need a tomato braise, as this gorgeous sherry-infused recipe shows. Caramelized onions add an ultra rich flavor, too.

A person slicing a loaf of milk rye bread on a wooden cutting board.

Milk Rye Bread

A pleasing rye flavor. A subtle sweetness. A dough that’s exceptionally easy to handle. That whole-grain goodness thing. Just a few of the many things this rye bread has going for it.

A partially sliced loaf of challah on a wooden cutting board.

Challah

As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We’ll break bread to that.

A square of Passover apple cake on a green plate.

Passover Apple Cake

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

Three Passover brownies stacked on top of each other on a white plate.

Passover Brownies

Whether you’re observing Passover or simply having a tricky time finding flour, these flour-less brownies will satisfy with their ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.

Two glass jars of homemade chrain with a silver spoon lying beside them.

Homemade Chrain

What’s chrain, you ask? It’s a heck of a traditional condiment with a bite to it. And it’s coming to a holiday table near you.

A stack of cottage cheese chremslach on a blue plate with a glass of orange juice in the background and a fork resting on the plate.

Cottage Cheese Chremslach

If you weren’t fortunate enough to have this breakfast staple made for you in your formative years, you have some lost time to make up for.

Sheets of homemade matzoh in a metal basket.

Homemade Matzoh

This recipe for thin, crisp matzoh couldn’t be simpler and, natch, tastes incomparable to the stuff you buy in a box.

Oval dish with noodle kugel, a cheese and pepper casserole with fettuccine and ricotta and Pecorino cheeses baked golden.

Noodle Kugel

Cacio e pepe kugel. It’s what happens when Rome’s famous pasta dish collides with everyone’s favorite Jewish comfort food.