As an Atlas Insider who doesn’t live in Nashville, I often suffer from Atlas FOMO—everybody’s having fun without me, poor little Kay no-mates.
On our team Zooms, I sometimes see people munching on delicious treats that someone has whipped up in the kitchen at MDK World Headquarters, and feel a little left out and sorry for myself. (That time Ann brought out a platter of homemade biscuits with butter and jam was particularly hard—you didn’t have to do me like that, Ann.)
But I have a kitchen too! And with the High Holidays of Judaism in full swing at the moment, I’ve been retaliating with a little Upper West Side FOMO of my own, Zoom-bragging about everything from Breads Bakery’s amazing apple challah to Barney Greengrass’s Yom Kippur box, which, as in days of old, will arrive in time for us to break the fast with bagels and rugelach this coming Wednesday evening.
For Rosh Hashanah this year, our vegetarian-friendly menu included a new-to-me recipe, Jake Cohen’s Roasted Cauliflower with Pistachios and Golden Raisins. It’s too good to be reserved for special occasions. I want everyone to know about this recipe.
If you are missing—or don’t like—any of the seasonings, do not let that stop you. I didn’t have cardamom, and I substituted cumin for the coriander, and it was out of this world. Cohen’s steam-enhanced roasting method is key to the creamy, caramelized delights of the cauliflower. It was a hit with the family, to the point that when I went into the kitchen to organize dessert, I found [senior family member name redacted] hunched over the counter, snaffling the last bits of cauliflower off the platter.
I’m going to be making this forever. Take that, Atlas chowhounds!
The recipe is from Cohen’s cookbook, Jew-Ish: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch—a real keeper that has added plenty of zing to our family gatherings. You can also find the cauliflower recipe online here.
The prize? To get you in the mood for holiday cooking and baking, we’re giving away a Potholder Loom Kit plus two bags of loops in the winner’s choice of colors.
Booklet, loom and multi-color loops included in our kit right here. Winner chooses two from among our Sets of additional colors of loops arrayed above!
How to enter?
Step 1: Sign up for our weekly newsletter, Snippets, right here. If you’re already subscribed, you’re set.
Step 2: What’s your favorite autumn/winter vegetable dish? Let us know in the comments. Recipe links appreciated!
Deadline for entries: Sunday, October 9, 11:59 PM Central time. We’ll draw a random winner from the entries. Winner will be notified by email.
Cauliflower Photo from Jew-Ish: A Cookbook: Reinvented Recipes from a Modern Mensch by Jake Cohen.
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