This post was written by curator and archivist Nancy Johnson. It’s been many weeks now since we’ve been at the Museum, and I find myself wanting to enjoy some of my favorite artifacts there – not just the items on display in our permanent exhibition, … Read more
This post was adapted from a piece originally published in 2011.
The Museum’s former Program Director, Hanna Griff-Sleven, not only cooked up great programs (including our signature Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, and Empanadas Festival!) but is a wonderful chef, too. In this post from 2011, she shares some delicious dessert recipes that will make your holiday sweet and memorable.
Apple Cake for a Sweet New Year
This apple cake, adapted from Joan Nathan’s holiday cookbook, is a yummy one, using orange juice – my mother’s favorite flavoring for Rosh Hashanah. (She basted turkeys with it, used it in pie crusts instead of water and made many a chicken dish with it). This cake is easy and pareve and fills the house with the heimish smells of fall.