6 Jewish Grandma's Old Recipes

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Jews don't celebrate Christmas. We receive eight nights of crispy potato pancakes. It may be fair.

Potato latkes

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Heidi Larsen is our go-to for colds. Did we mention her homemade chicken broth was inspired by our queen, Ina Garten?

Matzo ball soup

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Listen before you say you don't have time to bake bread. An electric mixer makes this dough without kneading.


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Jewish brisket is braised in the oven with potatoes, tomatoes, and carrots, unlike Southern barbeque.

Jewish brisket

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Purim celebrates the Jews' rescue from a Persian Empire official with triangle sweets. Try apricot, raspberry, or chocolate jams.


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Shakshuka—eggs cooked in a savory tomato sauce—is a trendy brunch dish. It was originally a Middle Eastern dish.

Tomato Sauce-Red Shakshuka


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