Oh My! The busiest of all month is already here and we have to be prepare fisically and mentally for the task. That is why today I am going to share with you some tips on how to kick off your menu planning for Rosh haShanah, and basically all Holidays. This serie will consist of 3 Parts:
Decide on a Theme
Pin your recipes
|This is how my current Rosh haShanah Menu Planning Board looks like at this moment.|
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How many & How much
I usually write down the name of the dish and below the ingredients, after that I refer to my favorite Servings per Person Cheatsheet (I use this amazing Cooking for a Crowd for Dummies Cheatsheet but you can also use your favorite recipes servings as guide) to make rough calculations on how much of each dish I need and how much people it will serve in total. Make sure to adjust quantities on the ones that may not be as popular, as I mentioned before. This will ensure you have enough food per person but also that you are not going to be wasting a lot.
After this process is finished I have pretty much built the recipes for each dish, so now I can go and make a shopping list.
Make a (pre-) Shopping List
Time to Meal-Prep
Did we miss something? How do you plan your cooking for major holidays? Let us know in the comments section below and don’t forget to follow on pinterest and instagram!