Rosh Hashanah Survival Guide–Updated for 2017/5778

I first wrote the checklist below ten years ago. I'm republishing it as a new post, for the third time. I've also set up a page with the best posts about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. Some of the tips below only apply when Rosh Hashanah is on Shabbat or leads into Shabbat. Don't hesitate to … [Read more...]

Menu and Cooking Plan for Rosh Hashanah with Meatball Recipe

On Rosh Hashanah we eat four festive meals. Here's how I organized the cooking. I prefer not to cook in advance, as I like meat to be freshly cooked. Also, food that has been cooked and defrosted shouldn't be refrozen, so pre-freezing causes a problem with leftovers. Last week I baked and … [Read more...]