We're not Jewish, but we have friends who are celebrating Jewish New Year right now. One of them shared how she learned to shape her own bread. Symbolizing the continuity of life, the author of this pictorial explains how they dip challah in honey with hopes for a sweet year.
Written instructions can be found at Creative Jewish Mom.
Our friend Amber practiced with Play Dough before tackling the real
deal. Looks user-friendly enough for our rudimentary baking skills. L'shana tovah!