G…uest 22: For a Sweet Year

full menu Please meet my dear friend Dolly @ koolkosherkitchen
I am extremely grateful to dear Esmé for having me as a guest on her blog and giving me this opportunity to share my Rosh Hashanah recipes. Contrary to a common belief that Rosh Hashanah is  Jewish New Year, it isn’t really so.  It is the beginning of the 7th month of the Jewish calendar, rather than the first, and it literally means The Head of the Year. However, in a way it is, because it is the anniversary of Creation, and we wish each other a Good Year and a Sweet Year. Every dish on Rosh Hashanah menu has special meaning, many of them also carry special blessings, and most of them are sweet. You will find a list of links with recipes under every picture; all you have to do is click! Note that two different cakes (White Leikach and Onik Leikach) are on the table from the beginning and throughout the Seuda – festive meal.

2nd course

3rd course
Essig Fleish and the Meaning of Life

May you be subscribed for a good and sweet year, full of great and wonderful happenings!

Shana Tova! A Zis Yohr!

Guest Bloggger

  • dgkaye
    Posted at 20:55h, 12 September Reply

    What yummy delights. I wasn’t aware of all the meanings of all the foods just the honey cake and apple and honey for a sweet year. Happy Rosh Hashanna 🙂

  • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC
    Posted at 18:56h, 11 September Reply

    Oh MY – so many lovely treats to try, giving thanks with every bite that you are SAFE and will continue to bless us with your posts. Good year and sweet year to ALL reading. Thanks, Esme, for hosting Dolly.
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD/EFD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to educate a world!”

    • koolkosherkitchen
      Posted at 19:11h, 11 September Reply

      Thank you so much, dear Madelyn, and dear Esme!

    • cookandenjoyrecipes
      Posted at 12:39h, 12 September Reply

      My absolute delight Madelyn. Let me know should you wish to do a guest post, would love it.

      • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC
        Posted at 13:47h, 12 September Reply

        Thanks for your generous offer Esme! Since I think most of your readers already know how to boil water (lol) I’ll have to noodle it to figure out something else I know that might be appropriate. 🙂

        • cookandenjoyrecipes
          Posted at 21:09h, 13 September Reply

          ANY ANY topic will be accepted. No need to be food related. Whatever you would post on your own blog can be posted here. Looking forward to your response. 🌹

          • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC
            Posted at 21:11h, 13 September

            Thanks! It will be mid-October, no doubt (maybe even November) before I have cleared the way to be able to add anything new, but I look forward to seeing my name on a post on your most excellent blog. Thanks for the invite.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 18:10h, 20 September

            Hi Madelyn – Sorry for only getting back to you today. I only returned back from vacation. Please just drop me a note here or via email once you’re ready and we will go from there. Thanks for the compliment as well. ♥

          • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC
            Posted at 18:30h, 20 September

            Not to worry – and I hope you had a wonderful, relaxing time. Like I said, don’t hold your breath, but dreaming up a post for your site is now on my ever-lengthening “list.” Thanks so much for the honor of the invite.

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 21:10h, 21 September

            Thanks, I am looking forward to this one in due course

      • koolkosherkitchen
        Posted at 14:45h, 12 September Reply

        Oh Madelyn, do it, please! It doesn’t have to be food-related, although ADD and ASD food restrictions would be very important to know for many (hint! hint!)

        • cookandenjoyrecipes
          Posted at 21:44h, 12 September Reply

          Madelyn as Dolly said the post doesn’t have to be food related. I would love any post on any topic. Let me know. I am out of country at present and back home mid next week so please think about it and drop me an email if you need more info and I will set you up. Looking forward to this post.

  • koolkosherkitchen
    Posted at 15:48h, 11 September Reply

    Reblogged this on koolkosherkitchen and commented:
    Dear Beautiful People, this is a guest post I did for the awesome, great and wonderful Esme the Recipe Hunter. It is a compilation of all my traditional Rosh Hashana recipes, and you have them on time to try some of them, if you so desire.
    A quick update: Hurricane Irma came and went without causing too much damage to South Beach where we stubbornly stayed, at home with three cats. We lost power, though, so the moment roads became safe to travel, we joined our friends who do have electricity, and are about to start making delicious Hawaiian Poke (see here) https://koolkosherkitchen.wordpress.com/2017/07/10/did-maui-poke-the-big-fish/).
    We are fine, and so are the kitties!

  • koolkosherkitchen
    Posted at 15:34h, 11 September Reply

    Dearest Esme, we haven’t gotten our power yet after Hurricane Irma’s visit, so I am remiss in addressing my social obligations. I apologize!
    I can’t tell you how much I appreciate your getting this out, and getting it out on time!
    You rock! 😻

  • robbiesinspiration
    Posted at 10:41h, 09 September Reply

    Thank you so much for sharing all these wonderful recipes. I have some lovely Jewish recipes from a very good friend of mine and they are delicious.

    • cookandenjoyrecipes
      Posted at 13:58h, 09 September Reply

      Glad you like it Robbie. Hope to see of your friends recipes as well. 🍁

      • robbiesinspiration
        Posted at 01:23h, 10 September Reply

        Yes, I have sent Mr Fox (hubby) out to get the ingredients this morning.

        • cookandenjoyrecipes
          Posted at 13:23h, 10 September Reply

          This sounds awesome. Share with us and I will update the post with your comments and pics. How about that?

          • koolkosherkitchen
            Posted at 15:35h, 11 September

            That’s totally cool! I love getting feedback! 😻

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 11:40h, 12 September

            Still out of country with hardly any connection. Will get back asap 😻😻

          • koolkosherkitchen
            Posted at 11:41h, 12 September

            I didn’t know you were traveling. Enjoy your trip!

          • cookandenjoyrecipes
            Posted at 11:42h, 12 September

            Yup will be back mid next week

          • koolkosherkitchen
            Posted at 11:43h, 12 September

            Safe traveling! 😸

    • koolkosherkitchen
      Posted at 19:12h, 09 September Reply

      Thank you so much, dear Robbie; I am so glad you like it!

  • Jennie
    Posted at 09:27h, 09 September Reply

    Delightful post! I didn’t know it was, literally, the Head of the Year. Thanks?

  • shehannemoore
    Posted at 05:44h, 09 September Reply

    Oh my sweet indeed.

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