#Tzimmes: Join Me in Feeding the Needy

Poopa Dweck Masbia Tzimmes GiftHi, this is Poopa Dweck from poopadweck.com and I am asking you to please join me in helping Masbia feed the hungry. Masbia is a network of Kosher soup kitchens that serves 2 million meals a year to hungry men, women and children. Masbia needs our help to continue to feed those less fortunate. Donate now and with your tax deductible receipt Masbia will include a collection of 40 Tzimmes recipes from some of the best known names in Jewish cooking, including my own. That’s for any donation, and every donation counts! For $1,000 you can help Masbia provide holiday meals for their clients, and here is what I will do for you if you make a $1,000 commitment for the New Year: not only will you receive a book of recipes, but I will send you my cookbook.







Carrot Honey - Pomegranate Tzimmes


  • 2 pounds carrots, 6 -8 medium or 4 large carrots cut into ½-inch chunks
  • 3 pounds choice of rutabaga, turnips, parsnips peeled and chopped
  • 3 medium onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons non-dairy vegetable butter
  • 1 pound dried cranberries or raisins
  • I cup pomegranate juice
  • ½ cuplemonjuice
  • ½ cuphoney
  • ½ cuppackeddarkbrownsugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoonkoshersalt
  • Fresh pomegranate for garnish


1. Preheat oven to 350°  2. Coat a 13-inch x 9-inch baking dish with non-dairy 1 tablespoon vegetable butter. 3. Place cranberries or raisins, carrots, choice of rutabaga, turnips, parsnips and onions in baking dish. 4. In a small bowl whisk pomegranate juice, lemon juice, honey, ½ cup water; pour over vegetables. 5. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, and salt. 6. Cover inner part of baking dish with folded parchment paper (optional). 7. Completely cover baking dish and bake 350° for 1 hour. Uncover; using a small spoon in order to not bruise vegetables marinate the tzimmes with the sauce; dot with remaining 1 tablespoon of vegetable butter and bake another 30 minutes or until caramelized. 8. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.


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