December 5, 2023
December 5, 2023

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Sybil Kaplan

Articles by Sybil Kaplan

Brisket. It’s Tradition!

In traditional Jewish cooking, brisket is most often braised as a pot roast, especially as a holiday main course. For reasons of economics and kashrut,

Pumpkin—Besides the Pies

November arrives and I think pumpkin. Here in Israel, the d’la-at is amazing. They are huge in size and weight, cream color with stripes all

Fall Meat Soups

Steak Soup 4 servings This recipe I created goes back many years when I wrote a weekly recipe column for the Jerusalem Post. 1 tablespoon

Sweet Potatoes: Comfort Food

My Mom’s (z”l) Candied Sweet Potatoes 8-10 servings 8 sweet potatoes ¼ cup brown sugar 1 t. cinnamon ½ cup crushed nuts (optional) 2 T.

Lamb Chops Are Delicious

I love lamb! It is a high-quality protein with a lot of vitamins and minerals as long as you choose the chops without fat or

Chicken for the Holidays

Many people recall the ritual of kapparot prior to Yom Kippur, to symbolically transfer one’s sins to a chicken that is then slaughtered and donated

Apple Desserts for Fall

My favorite fall-winter fruit are apples.I believe the adage that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Although the phrase was from Benjamin Franklin,

The Season for Pomegranates

The pomegranate was one of the seven species of Israel, and because of the idea that each one has 613 seeds, the number of mitzvot

Summer Salads

When it’s just plain too hot to cook, I start looking through my recipes for something that sounds refreshing and cool. Here are a few

Relishes for Summer

With the abundance of summer vegetables in open markets and grocery stores, a fun thing to make is relishes. The earliest known American relish was