Holiday Menu Planning: Simanim Salad

Holiday Menu Planning: Simanim Salad

Many have the customs of Simanim on the Holidays.

Simanim Guides

Star K Explanation of Simanim
NCSY Simanim Card
The custom of eating symbolic foods Kashrut.com

Salads

Simanim Salad (Chef Zissie) – PAREVE
Simanim Salad (Chabad) – PAREVE
Siman Salad with Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar (Jamie Geller) – PAREVE
Angel Hair Pasta Salad (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Simanim (Good Omen) Salad (Kosher Eye) – PAREVE
Perfect Siman Salad for Rosh Hashana (Creative Jewish Mom) – PAREVE
Simanim Salad (Twisted Challah) – PAREVE
Simanim Salad (Renana’s Blog) – PAREVE
Rosh Hashana Siman Salad (Erin Eats on Instagram) – PAREVE
Farrro Simanim Salad with Leeks, Squash, & Dates (Jewish Wood Food & Wine) – PAREVE
Lightly Curried Floral Simanim Couscous Salad with Roasted Veggies & Sweet Orange Tahini (Salad Therapy) – PAREVE

Other Simanim Recipes

Collection of recipes I have put together for the simanim

Holiday Menu Planning: Carrots

Holiday Menu Planning: Carrots

Here are some more ideas for planning for the holidays.

Soups/Stews/Dips

Carmelized Onion Carrot Butternut Squash Soup (My Fair Hostess) – PAREVE
Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup (Norene Gilletz) – PAREVE
Carrot Soup with Cloves (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE
Moroccan Vegetarian Carrot & Chickpea Tagine (Spruce Eats) – PAREVE

Sides/Salads

Apple Glazed Carrots (Cooking on Weekends) – PAREVE
Balsamic Braised Carrots (Stop & Shop) – PAREVE
Carrot Kugel (Spark Recipes) – PAREVE / GLUTEN FREE
Carrot Pudding (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Carrot & Parsnip Fries (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE
Carrot Salad (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Carrot Salad with Honey Lemon Dressing (Eating Well) – PAREVE
Carrot Stuffing (My Fair Hostess) – PAREVE or MEAT
Carrots with Pomegranate Molasses Glaze (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE
Crispy Carrot-Parsnip Latkes (Chabad) – PAREVE
French Grated Carrot Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette (Once Upon a Chef) – PAREVE
Moroccan Raw Carrot Salad (Chef & Steward) – PAREVE
Roasted Carrots & Beets with Tahini & Yogurt & Pistachios (What Jew Wanna Eat) – PAREVE / NUTS / VEGAN
Roasted Carrots with Dill (Tori Avey) – PAREVE
Roasted Root Quinoa Salad (Sylvia Fallas) – PAREVE
Savory Carrot Kugel (Centropa) – PAREVE
Silan Dijon Roasted Carrots (Erin Eats) – PAREVE
Spicy Baked Carrot Curly Fries (Tales of an Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Spiced Carrot Walnut Tzimmus (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / NUTS / VEGAN
Spicy Carrots with Fennel (Tori Avey) – PAREVE
Sweet Basmati Rice with Carrots & Raisins (May I Have That Recipe) – PAREVE

Mains

Brisket with Carrots & Onions (Food Network) – MEAT
Chicken Chickpea Stew (Tori Avey) – MEAT
Smoke Paprika Fish with Carrots (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / FISH / GLUTEN FREE
Tzimmes Roast (Busy in Brooklyn) – MEAT

Dessert

Applesauce Carrot Cake with Date Glaze (My Fair Hostess) – PAREVE
Carrot Cake (Kosher Guru) – PAREVE / NUTS
Carrot Cake (Tori Avey) – DAIRY
Carrot Cake (Renana’s Kitchen) – PAREVE / NUTS
Carrot Cake Sandwich Cookies with Cream Cheese Filling (Tales of an Overtime Cook) – DAIRY or PAREVE
Carrot Truffles (Girl Cooks World) – PAREVE
Carrot Bread with Raisins (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE

Holiday Menu Planning: Pomegranate Recipes

Holiday Menu Planning: Pomegranate Recipes

Info

How to Deseed a Pomegranate (Busy in Brooklyn)

Sauces

Pomegranate Mollasses (Simply Recipes) – PAREVE
Cranberry-Pomegranate-Orange Sauce (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Hummus Simanim (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE

Challah

Round Challah with Date Syrup Chutney (Rachel Kor) – PAREVE

Salads, Starters, Soups

Fall Kale Pomegranate & Mango Salad with Honey Pomegranate Dressing (Kosher Everyday) – PAREVE
Green Salad with Pomegranate Arils and Candied Pecans (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE / NUTS
Kale Salad with Pomegranate Parmesan (Plantains & Challah) – DAIRY
Pomegranate and Apple Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Pomegranate Apple and Date Salad (Joy of Kosher) – DAIRY / NUTS
Pomegranate Avocado Quinoa Salad (Sharon Palmer) – PAREVE / NUTS
Potato Salad with Vegetables, Herbs, and Pomegranate (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Pomegranate Seeds (Kosher in the Kitch) – PAREVE
Quinoa Taboule (Jewish Hostess) – PAREVE / NUTS
Rainbow Coleslaw (Chef Zissie) – PAREVE
Roasted Butternut Squash Orzo Salad (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Roasted Sweet Potato & Pomegranate Salad (Scandihome) – PAREVE / NUTS
Simanim Salad (Chef Zissie) – PAREVE
Tricolor Apple Slaw with Pomegranate Lime Dressing (Gush Gourmet Blog) – PAREVE

Sides

Roasted Carrots with Pomegranate Molaases (West of the Loop) – PAREVE
Carrots with Pomegranate Molasses Glaze (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE
Barberry Pomegranate Green Beans (Nosherium) – PAREVE
Eggplant with Pomegranate Tahini and Crispy Fried Onions (Serious Spice) – PAREVE

Soups

Parsnip and Apple Soup with Pomegranate Molasses Drizzle (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Pomegranate Soup (at Nelly’s) – PAREVE / VEGAN

Fish

Crispy Fish Tacos with Pomegranate, Pear, and Honey Lime Crema (Lemon & Zest) – FISH DAIRY
Grilled Salmon with Pomegranate Vinaigrette (The Spruce Eats) – FISH PAREVE
Pomegranate Honey Glazed Salmon (Kosher.com) – FISH PAREVE
Pomegranate Glazed Salmon (Tori Avey) – FISH PAREVE
Pomegranate Glazed Salmon (Eitan Bernath) – FISH DAIRY
Salmon with Pomegrante Sauce (Levana Cooks) – FISH PAREVE / GLUTEN FREE

Main Dishes

Baked Spinach Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze (Joy of Kosher) – MEAT
Easy Pomegranate Roast (Overtime Cook) – MEAT
Brisket with Pomegranate-Walnut Sauce and Pistachio Gremolata (Epicurious) – MEAT
Leek and Date filled Chicken Roulade, with Pomegranate Glaze (The Kosher Dinner Lady) – MEAT
Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze (Toque and Scalpel) – MEAT / NUTS
Moroccan Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze (Feasting at Home) – MEAT
Pistachio & Pomegranate Meatballs (Washington Post) – MEAT
Pomegranate Molasses Brisket (Tori Avey) – MEAT
Pomegranate Braised Brisket (Peas Loven Carrots) – MEAT
Pomegranate Chicken (Gush Gourmet Blog) – MEAT
Pomegranate Chicken (Norene Gilletz) – MEAT
Pomegranate BBQ Chicken (Kitchen Tested) – MEAT
Pomegranate Teriyaki Chicken (Peas Loven Carrots) – MEAT
Red Wine BBQ Chicken (Rachel Kor) – MEAT
Steak with Mint Pomegranate (Chef Zissie) – MEAT
Succulent Steak with Honey Pomegranate Marinade (Kosher in the Kitch) – MEAT

Desserts

Apple Pomegranate Crepes (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE
Drunken Honey Pomegranate Cake (Kosher Like Me) – PAREVE
Honey Pomegranate Banana Split (Dole) – DAIRY
Mini Chocolate Pomegranate Bundt Cakes with Pomegranate Glaze (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Pomegranate Sorbet – PAREVE / VEGAN
Vegan malabi – Israeli rosewater pudding with pomegranate (Family Friends Food) – PAREVE / VEGAN

Drinks

Honey Pomegranate Coolers (Martha Stewart) – PAREVE
Pomegranate Lemonade Spritzer (Foodt Network) – PAREVE
Pomegranate Martini (Candidly Delicious) – PAREVE

Holiday/Fall Menu Plan: Apples

Holiday/Fall Menu Plan: Apples

Whether you go apple picking in the next couple weeks or are planning for the holidays, here are some recipes that use Apples.

Tips

The Best Apples for Baking (Bon Appetit)

Challah

VIDEO: Amazing Apple Challah (Jewlish) – PAREVE
Apple Pie Challah (Joy of Kosher) – PAREVE
Apple Honey Challah (Tori Avey) – PAREVE
Cinnamon Apple Stuffed Challah (What Jew Wanna Eat) – PAREVE
Apple Challah (Epicurious) – PAREVE
Honey Apple Challah (Baking a Moment) – PAREVE
Apple Challah (What Should I Make for…) – PAREVE
Apple and Honey Challah (Smitten Kitchen) – PAREVE
Cardamom, Apple & Honey Challah (The Table Underground) – PAREVE
Simple Round Apple Challah (Kosher on a Budget) – PAREVE
Balsamic Apple Date Challah (Kveller) – PAREVE
Apple Butter Challah (Leah Koenig via Kitchn) – PAREVE
Apple Challah (Joy of Kosher) – PAREVE

Appetizers/Snacks/Soups

Honey Hasselback Baked Apples with Brie & Pecan Streusel (Busy in Brooklyn) – DAIRY
Hassleback Baked Apples (Enjoy Easy Meals) – DAIRY
Apple Butternut Squash Soup (Martha Stewart) – PAREVE
Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple with Pearl Onions and Crispy Sage (Food 52)– PAREVE
Sarah’s Applesauce (All Recipes) – PAREVE
Applesauce (Simply Recipes) – PAREVE
Homemade Applesauce (The Pioneer Woman) – PAREVE
Apple Butter (Simply Recipes) – PAREVE
Apple Butter (New York Times) – PAREVE
Apple Butter in Slow Cooker (Brown Eyed Baker) – PAREVE

Sides/Salads

Layered Apple Kugel (Cook Kosher) – PAREVE
Butternut Squash & Apple Latkes (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Malky’s Apple Kugel (Genius Kitchen) – PAREVE
Apples and Honey Chickpea Quinoa Salad (What Jew Wanna Eat) – PAREVE
Spiralized Apple Salad with Citrus Dressing (Jessica Gavin) – DAIRY
Roasted Apples & Parsnips (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Baby Spinach and Apple Salad with Maple Vinaigrette (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Get-Invited-Back Salad (Kosher.com) – PAREVE / NUTS OPTIONAL
Red Cabbage Apple Salad with Tahini Lime Dressing
Fancy Baked Apples (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Gluten Free Apple Fritter (Kosher.com) – PAREVE / GLUTEN FREE
Festive Stuffed Delicata Squash (Kosher Everyday) – PAREVE
I also put together a few crisps recipes 

Mains

Apples & Honey Brisket (Sylvia Fallas – Cooking for my People) – MEAT
Braised Chicken with Apples & Sweet Potato (Overtime Cook) – MEAT
Veal Stuffed Apples (Kosher.com) – MEAT
Apple Chutney Roasted Salmon (Kosher.com) – FISH
Chicken with Cinnamon and Apples from Metz (Joan Nathan via Epicurious) – MEAT
Baked Salmon with Caramelized Apples (My Jewish Learning) – FISH
Apple-Honey Chicken (Kosher.com) – MEAT
Apple Beef Brisket (Genius Kitchen) – MEAT
Roasted Apple Brisket (Joy of Kosher) – MEAT
Apple Barbecue Brisket (The Spruce Eats) – MEAT

Dessert

Healthy Apple Spice Muffins (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE or DAIRY
Olive Oil, Apple, & Honey Cake (Pickled Plum) – PAREVE
Flourless Apple Brownies (A Treat’s Affair) – PAREVE / NUTS
Apple Studel Muffins (All Recipes) – PAREVE
Honey Cake with Caramelized Apples (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Caramel Apple Bread (Butter with a Side of Bread) – DAIRY
Apple Honey Bundt Cake (All Recipes) – PAREVE / NUTS
Apple Cherry Layered Crumb Cake (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE
Apple Crisp Cookie Cups (Delish) – PAREVE
Red Wine Baked Apples with Pecan Filling (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE / NUTS
Apple and Honey Trifles (Overtime Cook) – PAREVE or DAIRY
Rustic Apple Galettes with Honey and Thyme (Family Friends Food) – PAREVE
Apple and Honey Galette (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Apple Turnovers (Balabuste’s Choice via Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Apple Turnovers (Chabad) – PAREVE
VIDEO: Bloomin’ Apples (Delish) – PAREVE or DAIRY
Apple Bundt Cake (Epicurious) – PAREVE
Mom’s Apple Cake (Smitten Kitchen) – PAREVE / NUTS OPTIONAL
Classic Apple Pie (The Adventure Bite) – PAREVE
Apple Bubble Ring (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Colorful Apple Tart (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Apple Crumb Squares (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Apple Pie Babka (Paula Shoyer via Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Apple Cranberry Bake (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Deep Dish Caramel Apple Cake (Kosher.com) – PAREVE
Apple Roses (Puff Pastry) – PAREVE
Apple Pops (Delish) – DAIRY
Mini Cranberry Apple Crisps (My Baking Addiction) – PAREVE or DAIRY
Apple Sharlotka (Smitten Kitchen) – PAREVE
Dorrie Greenspan’s Custardy Apple Squares (Food 52) – DAIRY
Hasselback Apple Cake (Food 52) – DAIRY
Bourbon Apple Galette (Food 52) – PAREVE
Nanny’s Rosh Hashanah Apple Cake (Saveur) – PAREVE / NUTS
Apple and Pear Tart Tatin Recipe (Serious Eats) – PAREVE
Dutch Apple Pie (Betty Crocker) – PAREVE
Apple Crumble Pie (Sally’s Baking Addiction) – PAREVE
Crunch Top Apple Pie (Paula Deen via Food Network) – PAREVE
Swirly Baked Apples (Martha Stewart) – PAREVE
Apple Upside-down Cake: Decidedly Decadent! (Flourish) – PAREVE
Apple Butter Stuffed Cinnamon Muffins (What’s Cooking, love?) – PAREVE
Apple Cake (Kosher by Gloria) – PAREVE

Holiday Menu Planning: Dates

Holiday Menu Planning: Dates

Here are some more ideas for planning for the holidays.

Appetizers/Snacks

Pastrami Wrapped Dates (Kosher Guru) – MEAT
Chewy Granola Bars (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Roasted Dates with Pastrami, Almonds, and Spices (Gourmet Kosher Cooking) – MEAT
Lamb Bacon Wrapped Dates (Kitchen Tested) – MEAT
Dates Stuffed with Goat Cheese (My Jewish Learning) – DAIRY
Kofta Stuffed Dates (Millennial Kosher on What Jew Wanna Eat) – MEAT

Sides/Salads

Couscous with Dried Dates (Food Network) – PAREVE
Green Beans with Balsamic Date Reduction, Feta, and Pine Nuts (Tori Avey) – DAIRY / NUTS
Green Bean Mushroom Sauté with Spiced Plum Sauce (Tori Avey) – PAREVE
Roasted Squash with Dates & Thyme (Bon Appetit) – PAREVE
Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Dates, and Orange (My Recipes) – PAREVE / NUTS
Smashed Carrot & Date Salad (The Chew) – PAREVE / SESAME
Spinach Salad with Dates & Pine Nuts (Family Circle) – PAREVE / NUTS

Mains

Fesenjoon (Jewish Food Experience) – MEAT
Rosh HaShanah Roast (Busy in Brooklyn) – MEAT
Lamb Tagine with Dates & Apricots (Kevin is Cooking) – MEAT
Moroccan Beef Date Tajine Recipe (Levana Cooks) – MEAT
Chicken with Dates (Little Ferraro Kitchen) – MEAT
Brisket in Date Syrup (Kosher.com) – MEAT
Date Glazed Roasted Chicken (Kosher.com) – MEAT
Date & Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs (Jamie Geller) – MEAT

Dessert

Sticky Toffee Pudding (Bon Appetit) – DAIRY
Sticky Toffee Pudding (Smitten Kitchen) – DAIRY
Sticky Date Pudding (Beyond Kimchee) – DAIRY
White Chocolate Macadamia Energy Bars (The Spruce Eats) – PAREVE
Vegan Snickers Cheesecake (Minimalist Baker) – PAREVE
No Bake Date Balls (All Recipes) – PAREVE
Chocolate Hazelnut Stuffed Dates (The Spruce Eats) – PAREVE
Gingerbread Truffles (Busy in Brooklyn) – PAREVE
Medjool Date Pecan Pie (Closet Cooking) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Honey Cake (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Honey Nut Cake (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Cookies (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Truffles (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / NUTS
Seven Species Muffins (Tori Avey) – PAREVE / NUTS
Apple Date Rose Tarts (Tori Avey) – PARVE
Banana Bread with Dates and Figs (Ronnie Fein) – PAREVE
Date-and-Walnut-Filled Cookies Koloocheh (Fine Cooking) – PAREVE
Date, Raisin, & Nut Bread (Jewish in St. Louis) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Nut Squares (The Jewish Kitchen) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Nut Pinwheels (Leah Cooks Kosher) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Honey Cake (Jewish Food Experience) – PAREVE / NUTS
Date Nut Truffles (Chabad) – PAREVE / NUTS
Sweet Date Balls (Jewish Food Hero) – PAREVE / NUTS