Easy Honey Orange Dressing for Fruit

 

Easy Honey Orange Dressing for Fruit

For Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, or at any time, here is an easy and quick dressing for cut fresh fruit. It incorporates honey, an important ingredient in holiday cooking, ensuring a sweet New Year. Shanah Tovah! Have a happy and a healthy New Year! 

Ingredients:

1 Tbls. honey

½ cup orange juice

Zest from ¼- ½ orange

Method:

  1. Mix all ingredients in small bowl.
  2. Marinate cut fruit of your choice in dressing or serve on the side ladled over fresh cut fruit.
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Passover Fruit Crisp (Pareve)

Passover Fruit Crisp

This will be the perfect ending to your wonderful Seder, so delicious, lightly sweet, and a breeze to prepare. I took a shortcut and used frozen fruit. This dish is pareve, and can be lightly reheated if you have any leftovers (not likely!). Everyone will want this recipe, you might be starting a new tradition! Wishing everyone a Happy Passover, Chag Sameach! The Recipe

Aunt Hannah’s Pumpkin Mandel Bread (Gluten Free & Egg Free Options Too)

Aunt Hannah's Pumpkin Mandel Bread

Aunt Hannah’s Pumpkin Mandel Bread

Just in time for Thanksgiving, this recipe combines a traditional Jewish favorite with Thanksgiving flavors. Think of Mandel Bread as “Jewish Biscotti”, crunchy on the outside, but in this version, softer on the inside. The original recipe is from my friend, Marty’s Aunt Hannah, who lived to be 100 years old. This is such an easy recipe to make, it is very healthy and can be made in Gluten Free & Egg Free Versions. Bring this for Thanksgiving, Chanukkah or any holiday that you celebrate and you will have everyone asking for the recipe!! May Aunt Hannah’s memory be a blessing!
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Shavuot Cheesecake Parfaits with Crazy-Good Nut Topping

Shavuot Cheesecake Parfaits with Crazy-Good Nut Topping

Shavuot is fast approaching (June 11, 2016) and it is customary to eat dairy foods. For those of you who love cheesecake, you eat this version with a spoon.  Add my Crazy Good Nut Topping (listed below) and you will be in heaven! It is a rich, easy and absolutely delicious way to end your Shavuot feast.  A little serving goes a long way. Chag Sameach, Have a Happy Shavuot. Enjoy!
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Suggestions for the “Break Fast” Meal

After the twenty-four hour fast of Yom Kippur, it is customary to eat a dairy meal. Here are some of my favorite dishes for this special meal. You can find all the recipes on this website. Wishing all of you an easy fast and may all of you be written in the Book of Life”, “G’mar Chatimah Tovah”!  The List

Apples and Honey Turnovers

Apples and Honey Turnovers

Apples and Honey Turnovers

Just in time for Rosh Hashanah, here is an extremely easy dessert that you can serve at your festive meal or for any holiday. The basic holiday ingredients are covered: apples and honey, so you know you will have a sweet New Year if you make these! They are pareve (neutral) so they can be served with all your festive meat dishes. Chag Sameach (Happy New Year)! The Recipe

Quick Chocolate Bubka (Sweet Bread/Cake)

Quick Chocolate Bubka

Quick Chocolate Bubka

Not exactly a summertime recipe but I couldn’t resist – this will be one that you will keep making and making! In the European Jewish tradition, Jewish Bubbies (grandmothers) have long been making Bubka, a sweet yeast bread/cake which usually has chocolate swirled around inside it. There has been much debate on whether Bubka is a bread or a cake. Whatever your position is or if you have never had it before, now is the time to sample some. Great for brunch or as a dessert, particularly delicious with a cup of coffee.  Now you will able to make it in a flash, thanks to some shortcuts. You can bring this as a gift when visiting friends or when invited for dinner. This version is especially fun to share at the table with others, just pull out the pieces and dunk (make sure you have extra chocolate glaze in a bowl for dunking). I put extra glaze in the middle of the plate so you can dunk as you take a piece!
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