Recipes from Get Cooking!


Have a delicious holiday celebration with these FREE recipes created by Recipe Rachel, co-author of Get Cooking! A Jewish American Family Cookbook and Rockin' Mama Doni Celebration. Order the book now for a full year of celebration of Jewish food and culture packed with holiday activities, jokes, and rockin' tunes on a free CD from popular children's musician Mama Doni.


Lime-in-the-Coconut Charoset and Cran-Apple Charoset

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Artichoke Latkefrittos

This recipe is a riff on the Roman Jewish fried artichoke recipe Carciofi alla Giudia. Buon Appetito!

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Baked Sweet Potato Latkes

If eight nights of fried delights is more than you can handle, try these baked latkes instead.

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Latke Dippin' Bar

A latke dippin’ bar is a fantastically festive idea for your Hanukkah party. Whether you offer several latke choices, or stick to the standard potato recipe, the fun is in the fixings. Answer the age-old question of apple sauce vs sour cream by offering yummy versions of both.

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Hamantashen with Lemon Cream Filling

This recipe combines a cream cheese dough with a lemon cream filling, for a sweet, tangy flavor.

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Fourth of July:

Berry Mint Chill-O

This recipe is delightfully fresh. It is a perfect summer-time dessert—light, fruity, and jiggly.

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Rosh Hashanah:

Rockin' Moroccan Meatballs

Despite the long ingredient list, these meatballs are easy to make—and soooo good. Serve over couscous or rice for a festive Rosh Hashanah meal or anytime.
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Yom Kippur:

Sunny Citrus Mint Salad

This is an energy reviver and a thirst quencher—just what we need after a long fast.
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