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RECIPE: Turkey Infused Applesauce

RECIPE: Turkey Infused Applesauce

You know how much I love KOL Foods. They sent me some turkey legs so that I could come up with a great Chanukah recipe. Whoops, I mean Thanksgivukkah – the holiday we all celebrated last…

Sukkot Menu – Last Days

Sukkot Menu – Last Days

Wed Night Challah Grilled Chicken Smashed Potatoes Green Beans   Thurs lunch Challah Homemade Macaroni Cheese Salad   Thurs Night – Simchat Torah Challah Gefilte Fish Spreads / Dips   Friday Lunch – Kiddush at…

Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot 1st Days 1st night – out. Yay. First Day Lunch – Thurs  Challah Hearty Veggie soup Lasagna Israeli salad Ice cream 2nd Night – Thurs night Challah Chicken Soup Meatballs and Rice Steamed Veggies…

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Last Monday I had the honour of doing two challah demonstrations at the Grand & Essex Kosher food Market in Bergenfield. By the end of the evening I had handled / kneaded / manipulated 35…

Rosh Hashana Menus

Rosh Hashana Menus

This year Rosh Hashana starts Wednesday night, ends Friday night, which means we have three days of meals to plan. Here is my tentative plan – the idea is to keep it as simple as…

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

We are very much a chicken / meat and potatoes kind of household, and I don’t always cook meals from scratch. I know, shocking, eh? Sometimes I am so busy that I look for convenience…

Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

I cannot wait for this event. I will be sharing my recipe, and teaching you how to braid the most gorgeous looking challahs. 3 strand, 4 strand, 6 strand, crown challahs for Rosh Hashanna, with…

RECIPE: Cinnamon Bun Cake

RECIPE: Cinnamon Bun Cake

I make this so often and everyone is always asking me for the recipe. So I am finally downloading it from my brain to my blog. I use challah dough. Click for my challah dough…

Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

I had two KOL Foods Turkey Fillets in my freezer, along with a 3 lb Kishke left over from Pesach. We don’t eat that much cholent in this house, so I needed to figure out…

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

I am slowly adding the hits to our repertoire, and the misses are falling by the wayside – it will be a while before we do tofu again. I have also invested in a bread…

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

I work from home. Thank God that I work from home because otherwise I am convinced my life would be a total shambles. With four sons, there is a lot of scheduling going on. Thankfully…

Book Review: The Modern Menu

Book Review: The Modern Menu

I loved this book! So clean and elegant – the photography (by Andrew Zuckerman) was just stunning, and the layout was perfect. The tagline on the book is “Simple. Beautiful. Kosher” and that’s exactly what…