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A baking sheet lined with parchment with 18 walnut rugelach cookies covered with brown sugar ready for the oven

Walnut Rugelach

We’ve never met a rugelach that we haven’t liked. Although there are some we adore more than others. This falls into the latter category.

  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 4
Two smoked trout crostini--toasted rustic bread with a flack of smoked trout and sour cream--on green wood table

Smoked Trout Crostini

Easy. Uncomplicated. Elegant And able to jump tall buildings in a single…oh, wait, we’re confusing this recipe’s super powers with another character’s. Although this recipe does deserve to be considered a caped crusader.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
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A selection of frosted cookies decorated for Hanukkah, on a parchment-lined cookie sheet

Hanukkah Cookies

These spectacularly decorated cookie creations can be yours with your favorite roll-out cookie recipe, our royal icing, and our handy how-tos. Swear it’s so much simpler than it looks.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H
  • 4
A loaf of Jewish rye bread, cur in half, one half balancing on the other

Jewish Rye Bread

Who doesn’t love Jewish rye bread? The not-so-secret secret behind this recipe is the brilliant inclusion of onions and caraway seeds in the starter, resulting in a far more complex and nuanced taste.

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  • 50 M
  • 16 H
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A loaf of braided challah bread on a baking sheet with a serrated knife

Challah Bread

Rich, slightly sweet, and chewy in a good way, this stunner of a loaf is New York’s answer to France’s brioche.

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  • 4 H
  • 8
Homemade Pastrami

Homemade Pastrami

Pastrami. We consider it the other corned beef. We also consider it darn easy to make it yourself.

  • 45 M
  • 5 D, 7 H
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Oval dish with cacio e pepe kugel, a cheese and pepper casserole with fettuccine and ricotta and Pecorino cheeses baked golden

Cacio e Pepe Kugel

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

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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Basket of homemade bagels topped with sesame seeds and poppy seeds

Homemade Bagels

Bagels–true, chewy, malty bagels–aren’t just a New York thing. They’re easy to make at home and better than bagels you can buy from the freezer section.

  • 45 M
  • 12 H
  • 34
Passover Brownies

Passover Brownies

The best kosher-for-Passover brownies we’ve ever had. Ever so slightly crumbly outside and splendiferously fudgy inside.

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  • 1 H
  • 6
Crisp Potato Cakes

Crisp Potato Cakes

A kissing cousin to the latke, this whopping plate-size potato cake ensures you’re not standing at the stove all night long turning out one wee pancake after another.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
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An assortment of round doughnuts and doughnut holes coated with sugar piled on a sugar-coated baking 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.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
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A white plate with two jelly-filled doughnuts

Hanukkah Jelly Doughnuts | Sufganiyot

Perhaps the easiest jelly doughnut recipe ever, it doesn’t require you to fill the cloud of dough with jelly. Instead you simply spoon some on top. Bliss.

  • 40 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
A baking sheet with four rows of baked rugelach

Fig Rugelach

A traditional Hanukkah recipe that you’re going to want to borrow for your every cookie craving throughout the year.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 4