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Variant of tsimmes.
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a traditional Jewish dish of sweetened fruit or vegetables, sometimes with meat
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or tsim•mes

(ˈtsɪm ɪs)

1. a casserole or stew of vegetables, fruit, and sometimes meat.
2. Slang. fuss; uproar; hullabaloo.
[1890–95; < Yiddish tsimes < Middle High German z, ze, unstressed variant of zuo at, to + imbīz light meal; see in-1, bite]
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Up next are entrees served family-style: Roast Amish chicken, braised brisket of beef and broiled Atlantic salmon with sides of carrot tzimmes and potato pancakes served with apple sauce.
Classic dishes like forshmak and tzimmes can still be found on the menus of most upscale restaurants, even those where the young servers who wait tables have no idea about their Jewish provenance.
Passover Seder dishes are also offered including Sweet Potato and Apricot Tzimmes. Please note that most of the recipes in the Passover section would not be acceptable to European Jews, who traditionally do not eat legumes, tofu, or seitan during Passover.
The recipes are all thoroughly 'kitchen cook friendly' and range from Sweet Potato Tzimmes; Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes; Coconut Schnitzel with Almond Butter Sauce; and Spaghetti Squash Fritters; to Seared Tuna with Olives and Capers; Chicken Scaloppini with Mushrooms; Passover Rolls; and Meringue Fruit Tarts (gluten-free and nut-free).
In his article "Sweet and Fatty Tzimmes"--he had been fed tzimmes at some point in the local House of the Collective Farmer--that dish becomes one of the symbols of the vanished Jewish past.
There are even Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur dinners available at Central Market, with such entr'es as apricot-glazed chicken, braised brisket, and roasted salmon with onion and fennel, as well as a menu for the holiday eves boasting traditional New York chicken soup with matzo balls, noodle kugel and carrot tzimmes. No wonder Central Market calls its associates "foodies."
The book itself is a political statement, a deliberate intermingling of recipes of Arab origin--such as fattoush salad and 7114adra, a dish of lentils, onions and spices--and dishes of Jewish lineage: an egg-and-fava-bean concoction from Iranian Jews and roasted potatoes with caramel and prunes based on the classic tzimmes, for example.
The seder includes ceremonial foods and a full-course catered meal with vegetarian matzah ball soup, salad, vegetarian main course, tzimmes (carrot and sweet potato casserole) and dessert.
Roasted chicken will be the featured entre, complemented by carrot tzimmes, roasted artichokes, potato latkes and cranberry sauce.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Carrot and sweet-potato tzimmes SERVES 12 (makes 6 cups) TIME 1 3/4 hours Giaquinta roasts two root vegetables to sweetness for this classic Jewish dish, wonderful alongside short ribs and always a hit with her kids at Passover.
He drew from his experiences, "You see, here is my whole biography: They used to find my grandpa on the roof, he loved eating tzimmes there.