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.
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