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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  • 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.

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  • 12 H
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A cooked crisp potato cake on a white plate with a spoon resting in the potato cake.

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.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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A square of Passover apple cake on a stack of plates with a fork resting beside it and the remainder of the cake in the background.

Passover Apple Cake

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

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  • 1 H, 40 M
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Roasted tzimmes of carrot, sweet potato, parsnip, and figs on a sheet of parchment.

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.

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  • 1 H
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Four cream cheese rugelach in a glass jar with twine wrapped around it.

Cream Cheese Rugelach

“Transcendent” is how the author describes these rugelach. We’d like to add “flaky,” “tender,” and “perfect” to the list of apt adjectives.

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  • 2 H
  • 26
Cheese Blintz

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.

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  • 2 H, 15 M
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