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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...

M’sabacha (no-blend warm hummus)

M'sabacha (No-blend warm hummus) 1 cup dried chickpeas 1/4 tsp baking soda 1 garlic clove (optional) 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 cup tahini Olive Oil (to serve) chilies, pine nuts, cumin, paprika, sumac, cilantro (optional toppings) Tahini...

Salted Caramel Flan Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Flan Cheesecake 1 cup whole skinned almonds (toasted) 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp unsalted butter (melted) Flan Batter 3 8-oz packages cream cheese (room temperature) 14 oz sweetened condensed milk (divided) 1 large egg (room...

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 meal 1 tbsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 4 eggs vegetable oil for frying salt and pepper (to dust...

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 salt &...

The Original Vegan Challah – Challah Hub Style

The Original Vegan Challah 1 cup warm water 1 pkt rapid rise yeast 3-4 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp vegetable or coconut oil flour (extra flour for kneading and braiding) Egg Replacement Mixture 2 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp warm water 3 tbsp vegetable...

Alicia’s Mexican Za’atar

Alicia's Mexican Za'atar 1 Tbsp Dried Oregano 1 Tsp Anise seed 1 Tbsp Dried hibiscus flower (crushed) 1 Tbsp Coriander seeds 1 Tbsp Cumin seeds 2 Tbsp Sesame seeds 1 Tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp Lemon salt Toast the coriander and cumin seeds in a 300º for about 5-8...


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...

Rachel’s Hamantaschen

Rachel's Hamantaschen 1/2 Cup Butter (or margarine) 3/4 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Egg 1 Tbsp Milk (or almond milk) 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tsp Lemon Zest (grated) 1 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour 1/4 Tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Tsp Salt Beat the butter and sugar together until...

Beets with Black Garlic Tehina, Pumpernickel and Dill

Beets with Black Garlic Tehina, Pumpernickel and Dill 1 lb. red beets 1 lb. chiogga or candy cane beets 4 slices pumpernickel rye bread ¼ + ⅛ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Morton’s Kosher Salt 1 teaspoon caraway seed (ground) 1 teaspoon dill seed (ground) ½...


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