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This brisket has a surprising ingredient that packs in flavor and saves you time

Have a sweet (and umami!) Rosh Hashanah with Jamie Geller's flavorful recipes.
by Jamie Geller / / Source: TODAY

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Celebrity chef, cookbook author and food writer Jamie Geller is stopping by the TODAY kitchen to share two of her go-to Rosh Hashanah recipes.

She shows us how to make tender braised brisket and a sweet honey and apple cake.

"Skip that messy and cumbersome stove-top sear," says Geller. "This technique for overnight-seasoned, oven-seared, soft, buttery brisket is pretty much hands-off."

Honey and Apple Cake

"The secret ingredient in this sweet cake is olive oil. This healthy, non-dairy fat keeps the cake light and flavorful. Always make sure to use a great quality extra-virgin olive oil."

If you like those easy holiday recipes, you should also try these:

Quince and Walnut Rugelach
One Bowl No-Knead Challah

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