Whitney spent ten years in a relationship with a Jewish man, and she says she learned the hard way that Maneschevitz is not for sangria (as tempting as it may be to toss the apples and honey straight into the wine). Also? Do not even think about getting creative with Bubby's recipes. They are perfect just as they are. Another thing not to think about: Bacon. Unless it's made from lamb.
If you're new to the Jewish holidays, let Whitney guide you in.
• Read more: The Gentile's Guide to the Jewish Holidays by Whitney Chen at Gilt Taste
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