Recipes

Holiday Fast Food

Holiday Fast Food

Episode 41  Chef Laura Frankel Holiday Fast Food. Chef Laura Frankel and I talk about holiday food prep and planning for Yom Kippur. She shares some great ideas that will be helpful for menu selection through break-the-fast. We even get a chance to talk about...

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Kasha Varnishkes-A Modernized Classic

Kasha Varnishkes-A Modernized Classic 2 cups bowtie pasta 1/2 oz dry porcini mushrooms (Don't skip this ingredient) 1/2 cup schmaltz or extra virgin olive oil (divided) 1 large yellow onion (diced) 1 large leek (sliced thinly) 1/2 lb cremini or button mushrooms...

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M’sabacha (no-blend warm hummus)

  M'sabacha (No-blend warm hummus) 1 cup dried chickpeas1/4 tsp baking soda1 garlic clove (optional)1/4 cup lemon juice1 tsp kosher salt1/2 tsp cumin1/2 cup tahiniOlive Oil (to serve)chilies, pine nuts, cumin, paprika, sumac, cilantro (optional toppings)Tahini...

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Salted Caramel Flan Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Flan Cheesecake 1 cup whole skinned almonds (toasted)2 tbsp granulated sugar1/2 tsp salt1 tbsp unsalted butter (melted)Flan Batter3 8-oz packages cream cheese (room temperature)14 oz sweetened condensed milk (divided)1 large egg (room temperature)5...

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Extra Crispy Passover Chicken Cutlets

  Extra Crispy Passover Chicken Cutlets 2 lbs skinless chicken breasts (cut into strips)1 cup potato starch (aprox)3 cups matzo meal1 tbsp salt1 tsp black pepper1 tbsp garlic powder1 tsp onion powder4 eggsvegetable oil for fryingsalt and pepper (to dust the chicken...

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Mamaleh’s Chopped Liver

Mamaleh's Chopped Liver 1 lb chicken livers1/3 lb carmelized onions (a little burnt is OK!)3 hard boiled eggs2.5 oz Hellman's Mayonnaisesalt & pepper (to taste) Clean livers, always making sure to keep them cold. Toss with schmaltz (or canola oil) and...

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The Original Vegan Challah – Challah Hub Style

The Original Vegan Challah 1 cup warm water1 pkt rapid rise yeast3-4 cups flour1/2 cup sugar1 1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp vegetable or coconut oilflour (extra flour for kneading and braiding)Egg Replacement Mixture2 tsp baking powder3 tbsp warm water3 tbsp vegetable or coconut...

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Alicia’s Mexican Za’atar

Alicia's Mexican Za'atar 1 Tbsp Dried Oregano1 Tsp Anise seed1 Tbsp Dried hibiscus flower (crushed)1 Tbsp Coriander seeds1 Tbsp Cumin seeds2 Tbsp Sesame seeds1 Tsp Kosher salt1/4 tsp Lemon salt Toast the coriander and cumin seeds in a 300º for about 5-8...

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Challah

It seems like a simple recipe but there's so much Jewish history and love behind it. This particular Challah recipe was given to my guest, Dr. Beth Ricanati by a good friend of hers many years ago in a class at the JCC on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Please enjoy...

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Rachel’s Hamantaschen

Rachel's Hamantaschen 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine)3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar1 Egg1 Tbsp Milk (or almond milk)1 Tsp Vanilla Extract1 Tsp Lemon Zest (grated)1 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour1/4 Tsp Baking Powder1/4 Tsp Salt Beat the butter and sugar together until...

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