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A Fresh Take on High Holiday Cooking with Joan Nathan | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

A New Twist on High Holiday Recipes with Joan Nathan

I hosted a cooking class with legendary cookbook author Joan Nathan.We gathered around my kitchen island. It felt like an intimate group of girlfriends hanging out, getting cooking tips and enjoying Joan’s stories. Joan Nathan is a compelling storyteller, and the backstory to each recipe is fascinating. Joan has spent decades researching Jewish food history and collecting recipes from Jewish cooks around the world.

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Homestyle apple cake

Homestyle Apple Cake (shhh, no one will know it’s dairy-free & whole wheat)

I have always wanted to have a great apple cake recipe to make for the Rosh Hashanah holiday and to bake during the Fall when apples are in peak season. For years I’ve tried different recipes, and they’re all pretty good, but not really great. Well, this year I finally hit the apple cake jackpot.

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My Quest for the Ultimate Sweet Apple Noodle Kugel

Every Jewish woman should have a noodle kugel, brisket, and matzo ball soup in her arsenal. These dishes go a long way toward filling the table with nostalgic, traditional holiday dishes. My mom and aunts all made the same noodle kugel recipe for most holidays. It was the star of the meal as far as I was concerned. I like the sweet kugel, which is a dish of egg noodles coated in a luscious, sweet dairy sauce and held together by eggs. Kugel is comfort food at its best and a special holiday treat.

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