A Sweet New Year: A Honey Primer

Honey is an ancient ingredient in Jewish New Year celebrations; a lovely culinary symbol of the sweet year ahead. So this holiday season, why not give it center stage by serving several interesting varieties for your guests to taste? In the following excerpt from her book, Jewish Holiday Style, author Rita Milos Brownstein explains the basics. We've also added a brief primer on different types of honey.

Check out our slideshow above to learn how to serve honey at your Rosh Hashanah gathering.

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