RECIPE: Dried Fruit Tart For Rosh Hashanah Or Anytime

Dried fruit tart with Star Of David lattice. Photo © Martha Stewart Media.   What we love about this tart is that for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, the lattice crust is woven strips of pâte brisée in a Star of David pattern. If the pattern looks familiar to non-Jews, it’s because it’s the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Apples With Honey, Fruit Dip With Chutney

For the Jewish New Year celebration, Rosh Hashanah—which begins Sunday at sunset—apple slices and honey represent wishes for a sweet new and fruitful year. This simple combination is so yummy, we wonder why it isn’t a regular snack for everybody. The recipe is simple: Sliced apples Small bowl of honey Cocktail napkins to catch honey…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Cold Brew Coffee With A French Press

The average American drinks 2.1 cups of coffee a day. Collectively, Americans drink 4,630 cups of coffee each second. And September 29th is National Coffee Day. Cold brew coffee, which has been around quite a while (we’ve had a Toddy cold brew system for 20+ years), has finally hit the mainstream. Coffee drinkers find it…
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FOOD FUN: National Beer Holidays

Got Beer? September 28th is Drink Beer Day (also called National Drink A Beer Day). But beer lovers can plan an entire year of beer celebrations: American Beer Day, October 27th National Beer Day, April 7th National Bock Beer Day, May 3rd National Homebrew Day, the first Saturday in May American Craft Beer Week, the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fall Salad, Fall Cheese Course

[1] Make a fall salad with brussels sprouts, squash, and seasonal garnishes (photo courtesy Sweetgreen). [2] Another popular fall combination: endive, pear and maple-candied walnuts (photo courtesy Barrel and Ashes).   With each change season, change your perspective on food. Look for seasonal ingredients in everything from salad ingredients to beer styles. For inspiration, check…
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