Rosh Hashanah

Two beet and carrot fritters, garnished with dill, on a white plate with a fork and a dollop of dill yogurt

Beet and Carrot Fritters

Shame we didn’t have these little lovelies on our plates when we were being admonished by our parents to “eat your veggies!”

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.

Reuben babka sliced in half, on a white background.

Reuben Babka

Imagine a soft, fluffy babka with all the makings of a pastrami sandwich swirled right inside. Perfect on its own, it also makes an incredible toastie.

Pear cranberry crumbles in white ramekins with cinnamon sticks and pear stems sticking out, flanked by fresh pears.

Pear-Cranberry Crumble

Ripe pears and sweet-tart dried cranberries are the stars of this fruit crumble. The topping is an old-fashioned mix of oatmeal, brown sugar, and butter.

Spicy cranberry sauce in a grey pottery bowl on a white tablecloth.

Spicy Cranberry Sauce

A sweet-tart little condiment to slather on everything on your holiday table. It gets a little bit of heat from ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and chile.

Pumpkin pie babka in two loaf pans beside a rolling pin and a bowl of pumpkin pie spice.

Pumpkin Pie Babka

This babka is full of all the flavors of fall. Pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, ginger, and a crunchy streusel topping make it unforgettable.

Mocha walnut torte on a white plate with 2 pieces sliced and 1 piece missing.

Dorie Greenspan’s Mocha Walnut Torte

A rich walnut torte, that happens to be gluten-free and full of chocolate and coffee flavor, is a perfect dessert for sharing. Especially when covered with rich ganache.