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Spiced Challah for Rosh Hashanah

 

photo-and bread-by Deborah Reid

photo-and bread-by Deborah Reid

 

This year, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year starts at dusk on Sunday, October 2nd and ends at dusk on Tuesday the fourth. We love any holiday that celebrates with a big feast, and Rosh Hashanah featuring tables covered with chopped liver, bagels and smoked salmon and cream cheese, braised beef brisket, and apples and honey served with fresh baked challah is certainly no exception. Recently our friend, Toronto chef and writer Deborah Reid  told us about an amazing recipe for a spiced challah bread by American writer Charlotte Druckman, author of “Stir, Sizzle, Bake”a cookbook that celebrates baking in a cast iron skillet. Regular readers of this site are aware that we are slightly obsessed with cast iron skillet cooking  so we were instantly intrigued by this recipe, especially after seeing the photos of said challah that Deborah had made! Continue »