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Getting Ready (and Unbread-y) for Pesach

March 15, 2007, by

Everyone is familiar with the Four Questions asked at the Seder, but here is the big question that is on most people’s minds before the Seder: “How do I use up all that chametz in my kitchen so I don’t have to throw it out?” When you realize that Pesach is just around the corner,

A Taste of Spring

March 13, 2007, by

Come spring most of us long for lighter fare, such as vegetables, fish and a touch of sweetness. Beet Borscht 8 servings There are so many versions of beet borscht. Most of them are made with beef stock and served with pieces of meat, and are meals in themselves, especially in winter. This version, which

Passover Pizza Dough

March 5, 2007, by

Ingredients: 1 cup water 4 oz. margarine (100 g or ½ a cup) 1 pinch salt 1½ cups fine matzah meal 5 large eggs Directions: Preheat oven to 350°F Heat the water, margarine and salt in a pot until the margarine is melted Bring this mixture to a boil, remove from the flame and add all

Pareve Tiramisu

March 2, 2007, by

I haven’t made it myself but I did some research and came up with this recipe. Let me know how it comes out. Ingredients: 1 packet sponge fingers (ladyfingers) 2 teaspoons coffee granules dissolved in ¼ pint hot water 3 teaspoons brandy 1 carton Rich’s Pareve Whip 1 package vanilla pudding 1 lb. grated chocolate

Creative Gift Baskets For Purim

February 22, 2007, by

If you feel like a basket case as Purim approaches and are searching for interesting items for your shaloach manot gift baskets, read on! You’ll find lots of tasty treats that are sure to please family and friends. Your baskets will runneth over! The best-known treat for Purim is hamantaschen, those scrumptious three-cornered pastries shaped

Curried Chicken

February 14, 2007, by

Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon margarine 6 chicken breasts skinless (or use cutlets) Flour for dusting Salt and pepper 1 cup chopped onion 3 teaspoons curry ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cumin 2 carrots, peeled and sliced thin on diagonal 1½ cups chicken soup 1 cup broccoli florets ¼

“Pan-Pals” Share “Tree-Lightful” Treats for Tu B’Shevat

January 24, 2007, by

On the 15th of Shevat on the Jewish calendar, we celebrate Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees. This year Tu B’Shevat falls on Shabbat, February 3rd. It is customary to eat fruits and nuts, particularly those associated with Israel. One should try to eat at least one fruit which they have not eaten

Wholesome Delights

December 29, 2006, by

Winter, in my mind, always invokes hearty soups, meats, chilies and other delicious dishes that permeate the house with their wonderful aromas. Barley Soup with Miso 10 servings This soup differs from the traditional mushroom barley soup with the addition of miso as a flavoring. Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions, finely chopped

Soups and Stews

As winter approaches it’s that time of year when people want to eat warming comfort foods, such as soups and stews, prepared ahead of time and easily heated or left in the crock pot, to greet you when you arrive home from a cold day out. Soup Soup is a savory liquid food that is