Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins this Sunday, October 2nd—and with it comes, traditionally sweet, yeasty challah, matzo ball soup, and apples dipped in honey. What do these things have in common? Their friendly roundness, which symbolizes the ongoing nature of time, the round-and-round-ness of the year. (Similarly, nothing on the Rosh Hashanah table is bitter or sour—sweet is favored for a sweet new year.)
Why stop with challah? Make these 20 round recipes for Rosh Hashanah dinner:
What's on your Rosh Hashanah table? Share the menu with us in the comments.