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  • Homey recipes for Sukkot

    Sukkot, which entails setting up a temporary house, is probably the most homey Jewish holiday of all. A new cookbook offers warming recipes for the chag.

  • Recipes: Using nature’s bounty for Shavuot

    Cookbook writer Phyllis Glazer draws from the Bible, her experiences in Israel and knowledge of its seasons and history in creating Shavuot recipes.

  • Passover cooking goes Creole

    Soon after immigrant Jews from France and Germany started to form communities in New Orleans and other parts of the South, local flavor began to seep into their lives, and their traditional cooking.

  • Chanukah and the art of frying

    Some women have a knack for savoring life. Shoshana Barer, author of “The Jewish Maven Cookbook,” is that rare combination of glamour girl and domestic goddess.

  • Shaking up the Thanksgiving menu

    Recipes from Michael Schlow, an award-winning chef who grew up in a Jewish family that was "completely consumed with the experience of eating and dining."

  • Tzimmes spurs love of Jewish food

    Although tzimmes is most often associated with Rosh Hashanah because of its sweet ingredients, the dish is also served at Sukkot, when piping hot casseroles full of fall produce are infinitely practical.

  • Italian Jewish recipes for breaking the fast

    Edda Servi Machlin recalls the exquisite tastes of her mother’s home cooking in a medieval Tuscan village before World War II in “Classic Italian Jewish Cooking.”

  • New elegant Jewish cookbook updates traditional fare

    Two mothers in a Chicago Hebrew day-school community have published an elegant Jewish cookbook as a labor of love.

  • Bubbe’s updated Passover cooking

    Cooking teacher Tina Wasserman remembers and honors earlier Jewish generations by updating and cooking their recipes; here she talks about Passover cooking.

  • U.S.’s Moscow ambassador hosts seder

    It´s always a challenge to prepare the many courses prescribed for a seder, but there are even more challenges involved when the seder is at Spaso House, the American ambassador to Russia´s residence in Moscow.