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Sweet vegetables for a happy new year
ByFAYE LEVY, YAKIR LEVY
August 29, 2013 11:10
Enhancing side dishes for a special occasion - to express the wish for a sweet Rosh Hashana.
Summer veggies.

vegetables 370. (photo credit:Courtesy)

In many households, it’s customary to serve sweet dishes on Rosh Hashana to express the wish for a sweet New Year. My mother made classic tzimmes for the holiday and sweetened the stew of vegetables and dried fruit with a light hand. Usually this popular dish features sweet vegetables like carrots or sweet potatoes.

Other vegetables, such as eggplant, okra and zucchini, can also benefit from a touch of sweetness. Honey-flavored eggplant puree is on the Rosh Hashana menu of the family of Lisa Elmaleh Craig, author of Grandma Elmaleh’s Moroccan Kitchen.

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  • jewish holidays
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