Joan Nathan

Joan Nathan is Tablet Magazine’s food columnist and the author of 10 cookbooks including Quiches, Kugels and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France.

How To Make Salyanka, a Hearty Georgian Stew With Beef and Red Peppers

Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.

How To Make Yemenite Chicken Soup, the Hot and Spicy Cure for the Common Cold

Video: Of course you love your grandmother’s matzo-ball soup. But try this recipe if you prefer something with a bit of a kick.

The Simple Way To Make the Ultimate ‘Burekas’

Video: Baking these crispy triangular pastries, filled with spinach and feta cheese, doesn’t have to be a hassle

How To Make Dampfnudeln, the Ultimate Dessert for New Year’s Eve

Video: End the year on a sweet note with this Bavarian treat, a simple cake covered with a maple-caramel sauce

How To Make the Ultimate Sufganiyot—Israeli Jelly Doughnuts—for Hanukkah

Video: Make your own miracle of oil by frying up a batch of sugar-coated treats stuffed with apricot jam

Sweet Potato Recipes for Thanksgivukkah

Joan Nathan shares her favorite sweet potato recipes from her cookbooks

The Ultimate Stuffed Cabbage—a Perfect One-Pot Dinner for Sukkot

Video: This American twist on a traditional Jewish recipe will help get your new year off to a sweet-and-sour start

How To Bake the Ultimate Challah—for Rosh Hashanah or Anytime

Video: A round loaf of bread is a traditional part of a menu for the Jewish New Year, but you should still braid the dough

The Ultimate Dessert for July Fourth: Red, White, and Blue Fruit Crisp

Video: Using a European Jewish recipe for a buttery crust, make an all-American treat to celebrate Independence Day

The Ultimate Blintzes

Video: How to make delicious cheese-filled crepes from scratch—the perfect dairy recipe for Shavuot

How To Make the Ultimate Matzo-Ball Soup

Video: Make perfect chicken soup and matzo balls from scratch—just in time for Passover

How to Make the Ultimate Hamantaschen for Purim

Video: Bake the perfect batch of triangular cookies for the holiday—with homemade fruit filling

The Torah of Food

For Tu B’Shevat, a cooking class creates a perfect opportunity to teach children about Jewish values

Our Jewish Christmas Traditions

My family never observed Christmas, but we did mark the holiday every year, with our own recipes

The Ultimate Latke

Video: How to fry up a batch of perfect potato pancakes this Hanukkah—and don’t forget the applesauce

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