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Some of the best of Jewish cuisine is represented in their Sabbath dishes. My modern version features sweet challah bread and tender baked chicken with fig-orange-balsamic sauce. Serve it with a side of savory chickpeas & chard and a refreshing whiskey margarita. End your Sabbath meal on a sweet note with an easy pear cake.
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Traditional Sabbath ChallahChallah is a traditional egg bread that is served at festive Jewish holidays and events. This bread is perfect for either a festive Friday Shabbat meal or a sweet breakfast treat. Try this bread in a sweet overnight french toast, or bread pudding.
Baked Chicken With Fig-Orange-Balsamic SauceFigs are a magical fruit, they have a sweet taste and a great texture. When combined with orange juice and Balsamic vinegar the chicken is both delicious and remarkably tender. Serve with a simple rice pilaf and crusty rolls.
Roasted Chickpeas & ChardChickpeas are an excellent source of both protein and fiber. And, when slow roasted with garlic and spices they are extra delicious. In this recipe, we pair roasted chickpeas with quickly stewed swiss chard it results in an absolutely savory side dish.
Easy Pear CakePears add a distinct, earthy sweetness to desserts like my easy & yummy pear cake recipe! It bakes up temptingly moist with sweet chunks of pears, crunchy pecans and warm spices. This is one of my favorite recipes for potluck dinners or when I have guests over for coffee & dessert.