Recipes

The Meaning of Each Braid

By Peter Fritz

Freshly Baked ChallahRecently, I made several braided round challahs. Some people may have wondered why. After all, it is not Rosh Hashanah. I often make round braided challahs for events like bar/bat mitzvahs, baby naming and weddings because it… Continue reading

Peter Fritz: Challah Man

By Arnie Warshawsky

On Sunday, June 2, 2019, I learned a tiny bit about the challenges and satisfaction of baking challah. With seven other hardy souls, I attended the second showing of “Peter Fritz: Challah Man.” We were graciously hosted… Continue reading

Challah: Flour Power

By Peter Fritz

Temple Emanu-El is making their kitchen available for another class on making challah. The date is Sunday June 2. Time 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Class size is limited to 8, so if interested, register… Continue reading

Olive Oil Matzo

By Peter Fritz

Time:

30 minutes, mostly unattended

 

2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup olive oil

1/2 cup water

Sea salt, optional.

 

Yield: 12 servings.

  1. Heat the oven to 500 degrees. Put flour, salt and olive… Continue reading

Fennel and Orange-Scented Challah Recipe

Fennel and Orange-Scented Challah

 

by Peter Fritz

Fennel and orange scented challah is a favorite of many members of the congregation.  Because fennel and orange go so well together, I include some orange zest with some fresh orange… Continue reading

How to Braid a Six-Strand Challah Bread Loaf

Contributed by Peter Fritz

A six-strand challah creates a thick, wide challah with a pretty design. However, I found the instructions hard to follow until I discovered simplified instructions on the Internet. All you have to remember is “over two,… Continue reading

Sephardic Challah With Whole Spices

Contributed by Peter Fritz

I enjoy baking different types of challahs for Sof, and this is a favorite. While this recipe suggests a variety of spices, the seeds used for Sof are a combination of anise, coriander, and sesame seeds.… Continue reading

Matzah Caramel Crunch Recipe

Matzoh Caramel Crunch
1 jelly roll pan
Matzoh to cover the bottom
2 sticks butter
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup chopped nuts
2 cups chocolate chips (or enough to cover the matzoh)
Preheat oven to 350*
Cover the jelly… Continue reading

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