- A sweet, fruit-and-vegetable stew made usually with carrots, plums, apples, and sweet potatoes.
- "this year I decided to try my hand at making some tzimmes in my own kitchen. " (https://www.myjewishlearning.com/the-nosher/the-best-tzimmes-weve-ever-tasted/)
Languages of Origin
tzimmes 'sweet fruit-and-vegetable stew'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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