Chocolate Quinoa Cake Recipe

By Paula Shoyer (The Nosher via JTA) — I had heard the myth of chocolate cakes made with cooked quinoa and didn’t quite believe they would actually be tasty. This cake is surprisingly moist and delicious. Note: This recipe is gluten- and dairy-free, and Passover...
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Moroccan-Style Brisket with Dried Fruit and Capers Recipe

By Jennifer Segal (The Nosher via JTA) – For years I made Nach Waxman’s “most-Googled brisket recipe” for every Jewish holiday. My family loved it, but eventually, we all got tired of the same ol’ same ol’. One year I decided to mix things up a bit and give the recipe...
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You Can Make An Entenmann’s Danish at Home (And You’ll Never Look Back)

By Sonya Sanford (The Nosher via JTA) – I grew up in a home where almost every meal was made from scratch. In retrospect, I’m grateful for the delicious healthy food I grew up eating, but at the time I coveted my friends’ fruit roll-ups, Capri Suns and Happy Meals....
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Frozen Limonana: The Israeli Slushie Your Summer Needs

By Chaya Rappoport (The Nosher via JTA) – Limonana is a classic Israeli drink that combines freshly squeezed lemon juice and mint leaves for a unique Israeli-style lemonade treat that’s beloved throughout the country. Limonana is a combination of the Hebrew and Arabic...
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S’mores Babka Recipe

By Shannon Sarna  (The Nosher via JTA) – Babka is an Eastern European yeasted cake with deep Jewish roots and also great American popularity. One of babka’s most notorious moments was in an episode of “Seinfeld”:  Jerry and Elaine head to Royal Bakery to pick up babka...
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Berry Spinach Quinoa Salad

Berry Spinach Quinoa Salad

By Shannon Sarna (The Nosher via JTA) — Quinoa and I have not always been friends. I much prefer rice and pasta over the hyped-up grain even though I know people love it. And what’s not to love: It’s gluten-free, packed with fiber and protein, and it’s even...
Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit

Shabbat Chicken with Dried Fruit

By Elizabeth Kurtz (The Nosher via JTA) — I have served this chicken on Rosh Hashanah for years, and it’s a go-to for a quick and easy Shabbat recipe. The chicken gets caramelized from the glossy and delicious sauce. It’s best when marinated overnight, so be...
Pastrami Puff Pastry Braid

Pastrami Puff Pastry Braid

Pastrami Puff Pastry Braid Recipe By Shannon Sarna (The Nosher via JTA) — Are you a deli roll lover? You know deli roll – the beloved Jewish American dish where various deli meats and Russian dressing get all wrapped up inside puff pastry for a guilt-inducing...
Pumpkin Spice Macaroon Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Macaroon Cookies

By Sandy Leibowitz (The Nosher via JTA) — In the fall, we see pumpkin everywhere. Sometimes it goes overboard into foods in which pumpkin doesn’t belong. In this recipe, though, it adds a subtle creaminess and does double duty to moisten the (sometimes) dry...