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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Recipe: Sweet sesame sauce

    Recipe: Sweet sesame sauce
      Total time: 10 minutes Servings: 9 to 12 6 tablespoons tahini, stirred in the jar until blended before measuring 3 tablespoons water, more if needed 6 tablespoons date honey (also known as silan or date molasses) or bee honey, more if desired Spoon...
  • Recipe: Sautéed apples

    Recipe: Sautéed apples
      Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 12 servings of 2 apple pieces, as garnish Note: If you prefer more apple pieces for each serving, double the ingredients and cook the apples in two batches. 2 large sweet-tart apples, such as Braeburn (14 ounces to...
  • Recipe: Dried fruit and almond garnish

    Recipe: Dried fruit and almond garnish
      Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 as garnish Note: In the homes of Jews from North Africa, this mixture of browned onions, dried fruit and fried almonds is popular for festive occasions as a garnish for couscous or rice. You can blanch the almonds...
  • Recipe: Black-eyed peas with leeks and chard

    Recipe: Black-eyed peas with leeks and chard
      Total time: 2½ hours Servings: 6 as appetizer or side dish Note: Since fresh black-eyed peas are time-consuming to shell, I serve a small amount separately to be added to each portion. Slim black-eyed peas don't need to be shelled. They can be...
  • Recipe: Couscous with seven blessed vegetables

    Recipe: Couscous with seven blessed vegetables
    Couscous with seven blessed vegetables Total time: 3 hours, 45 minutes (plus 2½ hours cooking time for the dried chickpeas if using) Servings: 6 Note: This recipe includes vegetables baked with sugar and cinnamon. They can be served as an appetizer for...
  • The God Squad: As High Holidays approach, may we all forgive each other

    I am deep in prayer and preparation for the Jewish High Holidays that begin with the Jewish New Year celebration of Rosh Hashana this Sunday evening (all Jewish holidays begin the sundown before the day of the holiday. This is followed in 10 days by Yom...
  • Lake Forest High School opens without teachers during labor strike

    Lake Forest High School opens without teachers during labor strike
    While teachers remained on strike, Lake Forest High School reopened Monday, apparently with enough students and certified teachers on hand to meet state criteria. But whether the unusual move by the district will allow Monday to count as an official...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Resolutions'

    'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Resolutions'
    "Every day in every way I am getting better and better." - Nelson Van Alden What's that, "Boardwalk Empire" without its tragic hero, Jimmy Darmody? What's next, an aviatrix (or "lady flyer" if you prefer) navigating across the continent? As the third...
  • Casting out the old to celebrate new year of 5773

    Casting out the old to celebrate new year of 5773
    It's an unlikely setting for a religious ritual, behind a busy grocery store parking lot and nearly underneath a rumbling expressway. But this stretch of the Jones Falls — the stream rather than the highway that takes its name — provided...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • Recipe Finder: traditional brisket

    Florence Martin, originally from Paris and now residing in Baltimore, was looking for a recipe for making a traditional American Jewish-style beef brisket. Dolores Keene from Baltimore sent in her favorite brisket recipe, which comes from "Mama Cooks...