A lovely stillness has set in now that the festivities of Rosh Hashanah are behind us. I’m looking forward to a week of fresh, simple food — dishes that are light, easy to make, and take advantage of the bounty of incredible fall produce available at the market right now.
(JTA) — “Make Hummus, Not War.”
“The Little Book Of Jewish Appetizers,” by Leah Koenig, is a small, hardcover jewel box of a cookbook filled with a tightly curated collection of 25 vibrant, brightly flavored hors d’oeuvres. Many would serve as excellent starters for a Rosh Hashanah meal or a Yom Kippur break fast.
During the High Holidays, many Jewish families are making sure they’re stocked up on sweet red wine, a traditional way of symbolically asking for a “sweet” new year.
This High Holiday season more than most, the unspoken agreement among many families to avoid potentially explosive topics such as politics seems more sound than ever. So what’s a family to talk about?