The Perfect Rosh Hashanah Menu

The Perfect Rosh Hashanah Menu
See Gallery
The Perfect Rosh Hashanah Menu

Classic Challah

Everyone Rosh Hashanah needs challah, the central bread dish, which symbolizes the cycle of time. For something different, try making a chocolate variety of challah.

Click here for the recipe: Classic Challah

Apples and Honey

Kick off the evening the right way by serving your guests sliced apples and honey so that everyone will have a sweet new year.

Chicken Soup

Delicious, homemade soups like this chicken, vegetable and rice recipe are surprisingly quick and easy when you use convenient products like flavorful chicken broth and tender canned chicken.

Click here for the recipe: Chicken Soup

Braised Brisket & Roots

From New York delis to Texas barbecue joints, brisket is a popular cut of beef. The scents from this brisket as it is cooking will have your guests drooling as soon as they arrive.

Click here for the recipe: Braised Brisket & Roots

Herb Roasted Chicken

This dish uses an oven bag to ensure the chicken is moist and flavorful. Just add the ingredients to the bag and bake ... in 45 minutes you have a delicious chicken dinner.

Click here for the recipe: Herb Roasted Chicken

Honey Cake

After you spend your time making this cake, be sure to wrap it up tightly at room temperature. It will keep for a week.

Click here for the Honey Cake recipe at Epicurious.


This speedy homemade applesauce is fabulous with potato latkes or as a healthy snack for kids.

Click here for the recipe: Quick Applesauce

Grilled Apples with Cheese & Honey

Dessert meets the cheese plate when you drizzle grilled apples and flavorful cheese with honey and toasted pecans for a quick and healthy finish to any meal for two. Here's a good chance to try some exotic honeys.

Click here for the recipe: Grilled Apples with Cheese & Honey


Rosh Hashanah is upon us. The Jewish faith will celebrate its New Year, which is a time of reflection and faith. And, of course, it's accompanied by some amazing food.

Rosh Hashanah begins by dipping apple into honey to symbolize a sweet new year, and the circular challahs represent the unending cycle of life. A traditional Rosh Hashanah dinner features any of the following: loaves of bread, apples, honey, nuts, black-eyed peas, fish, soup, beets, brisket, chicken and cake among other things.

So whether you're hosting your own Rosh Hashanah festival dinner or just looking for some great new recipes, we have prepared the perfect Rosh Hashanah menu with all of the tasty essentials.

Check out the slideshow above to discover how to create the ideal Rosh Hashanah menu.

For more Rosh Hashanah, check out Rosh Hashanah Brisket & Side Dishes and Rosh Hashanah Apples & Honey.

How to be vegan on the road
5 ways to think yourself well
5 overlooked world treasures

Read Full Story