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Recipes for Your Rosh Hashanah Meal

Fruity challah, easy brisket, yummy kugel and more

Rosh Hashanah Dishes, challah bread

Challah bread is a traditional part of the Jewish New Year feast. — Photo by Mitch Hrdlicka/Getty Images

Brisket:

Brisket is the most popular food for the Jewish High Holidays, and a sweet brisket recipe is in keeping with the Rosh Hashanah hope for a sweet year ahead.

Easy Brisket for Every Holiday by Judy Bart Kancigor

Brisket by Lora Brody

Black-eyed Peas:

These small beans symbolize prosperity and good fortune for the year ahead. Since a single serving contains many individual peas which expand while cooking, the quantity signifies abundance.

Red Cabbage Salad With Black-Eyed Peas by Steve and Elena Kapelonis

Peas and Greens by Judith Finlayson

Whole Fish:

As Rosh Hashanah refers to the "head of the year," some Jewish households prepare an entire fish, including the head, as a symbol of abundance and fertility.

Baked Rainbow Trout With Leeks by Debra Ponzek

The Nicest Tray-Baked Lemon Sole by Jamie Oliver

Fried Fish by Poopa Dweck

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AARP food expert Pam Anderson demonstrates several different shapes of bread that can be made from the same basic recipe.

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