Recipes for the Jewish New Year

Last Updated September 08, 2015
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Apples and Honey

The Jewish New Year is quickly approaching and the big question is, do you follow a traditional holiday menu of brisket, noodle kugel and matzo ball soup or do you branch out and do something a little more bold, unique and give those with whom you celebrate a chance to experience the taste of the sweet new year that fits you.

Nach Waxman's Brisket of Beef

Brisket of Beef
You don't have to have a reason to want to make a GREAT tasting brisket and this recipe may just be that reason.

Sweet Potato & Celeriac Latkes

Latke with Applesauce and Sour Cream
When asking a friend what his favorite Chanukah foods are, latkes were at the top of his list. An essential to Chanukah cuisine, latkes put a modern spin on ingredients using a traditional technique....

Noodle Kugel

Noodle Kugel
A kosher kugel with a touch of sweetness is sure to satisfy.

Apricot and Berry Strudel

Apricot and Berry Strudel
For this recipe, I took apple strudel, a delicious dessert that has been absent from holiday tables since my childhood, and instead substituted berries and dried fruit for the apples. You could also...

Carrots Cooked Forever

Pretty much any vegetable can be cooked in this manner-lots of olive oil, garlic and slow cooking.

Apple and Honey Challah Rolls

Apple and Honey Challah Rolls
I filled these delicious rolls with cooked apples and honey, which we eat at the beginning of the meal and wish everyone a sweet new year. Almost every year on Rosh Hashanah I host at least 25 people...

Matzo Balls

Matzo Ball
Frangiosa stresses that there is no substitute for schmaltz when it comes to this recipe. “If you don’t have schmaltz, don’t make matzo balls,” she says. Her restaurant gets its schmaltz...

Sweet and Savory Brisket

Sweet and Savory Brisket
Brisket is the perfect for to slow-braise with wine and apricots for a cozy autumn dinner.

Golden Panko Latkes with Sour Cream and Chives

Golden Panko Latkes with Sour Cream and Chives
A more traditional take on Potato Latkes- just in time for the perfect side dish!

Challah French Toast

Challah French Toast
Challah, a rich braided bread typically made with eggs, is perfect for making French toast. Drizzle with honey instead of maple syrup or a light dusting of powder sugar. Grab Burton's Maple Syrup,...

Carrot Jam

This recipe is adapted from Putting Food By. I’ve altered the flavorings to make the jam less spicy. Carrot jam is wonderful with cheeses and great on a mozzarella sandwich. I macerate the carrots...

Apple Cake

Apple Cake
This is a recipe passed down to Cathy Bayse from her mom. It is quick and easy to prepare, and serves as a coffee cake or dessert cake – it's wonderful topped with caramel sauce or ice cream.

Maple Glazed Butternut Squash, Turnip, Wild Rice and Brussels Sprouts Sauté with Sage

Maple Glazed Butternut Squash, Turnip, Wild Rice and Brussels Sprouts Sauté  with Sage
There are so many flavors that add to the appeal of this dish, from Brussels Sprouts to cranberries...and don't forget our friend the turnip!

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