#Tzimmes: Join Me in Feeding the Needy

Naftali Hanau Masbia Tzimmes Gift

Hi, this is Naftali Hanau from growandbehold.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 50 Tzimmes recipes from some of the best known names in Jewish cooking, including my own. That’s for any donation, and every donation counts! 



Grow and Behold Meat Tzimmes


  • 2-3 lb Beef Cheeks or Flanken
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Toasted Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon  Toasted Onion Powder
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 2lb Carrots cut ¼ inch thick
  • 1lb Pitted Prunes (or other dried fruit)


Coat beef cheeks with spices. Place in covered roasting pan with chicken stock and braise at 300° until fork tender. 3-4 hours. Cool, skim fat, and shred into small pieces.

Cook carrots and prunes on stovetop until carrots are soft and prunes are mushy. Mix in shredded beef cheeks and pour out into casserole dish. Bake at 400° for 20-30 minutes, until there is a crust on top.


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