Passover Waffles Matzo Braffle

April 18th, 2024|Categories: Brownies and BarsDessertsDessertsHolidaysPassoverPassover Desserts

Before you begin, make sure to have a waffle iron on hand.  Preheat the waffle iron according to manufacturer instructions. Place the matzos into a large mixing bowl and, with your hands, break into very small pieces. Pour about ¼ cup very hot water onto the crushed matzo, mix well and […]

Passover Granola Treats

April 17th, 2024|Categories: Brownies and BarsDessertsDessertsHolidaysPassoverPassover Desserts

For Passover 2016 I used my homemade Passover granola recipe to make these Passover granola treats, the Passover version of Rice Krispie treats. These tasty treats were a huge hit and I’ve been making them for Passover ever since. I’ve provided a recipe for my homemade […]

Passover Baked Onion Rings

April 15th, 2024|Categories: AppetizersPassoverSide DishesVegetablesVegetarian

These kosher for Passover onion rings are baked, not fried. They’re low-fat and low-cal, so feel free to take seconds.  Onions are rich in l-tryptophan—an amino acid that is a natural sedative, so eat a bunch of these onion […]

Tsimmes For Passover

April 12th, 2024|Categories: PassoverSide DishesVegetables

This is my version of Tsimmes–a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish of stewed vegetables and dried fruits. “Tsimmes” is Yiddish for “fuss”. This Tsimmes comes together quickly and is not too “fussy”–a delicious dish for […]

Hasselback Baby Sweet Potatoes For Passover

April 11th, 2024|Categories: PassoverSide DishesVeganVegetablesVegetarian

Looking for a special side dish for your Passover menu? You will love these tasty, nutritious, quick and easy hasselback baby sweet potatoes that make such an impressive presentation. […]

Matzo Meat Pie

April 10th, 2024|Categories: Meat and PoultryPassover

This matzo meat pie is a real showstopper and it tastes as good as it looks.  Make sure to have four 4-inch round spring form pans on hand for the recipe.  You can find the pans in kitchen stores or online.  Wishing all […]

Passover Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef

April 9th, 2024|Categories: Meat and PoultryPassover|Tags: 

Looking to impress on Passover with a great main course? I’ve got you covered with my Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef.  I posted the recipe last autumn for Rosh Hashanah, and it has been one of my most popular and requested holiday recipes.  With just a few tweaks I adapted […]

Nanny Fela’s Epic Chicken Soup With Matzoh Balls For Passover

April 8th, 2024|Categories: PassoverSoups

Nothing says the holidays like a big pot of my mom’s epic chicken soup–AKA Nanny Fela‘s Epic Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls.  Here’s my Passover friendly version of Nanny Fela‘s Soup, along with some scrumptious Passover noodles. Chag Sameach! […]

Pizzele Nutella Hamantaschen

March 22nd, 2024|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsPurim|Tags: 

Not a baker, but you’d like to make some quick and easy hamantaschen? I’ve got you covered with these! […]

Savory Hamantaschen

March 21st, 2024|Categories: AppetizersPurim|Tags: 

Here’s a great recipe for savory hamantaschen.  To make these tasty treats, I use a store bought puff pastry to cut out the circles, fill them with a grated melting cheese, brush the pastry triangles with an egg glaze and […]

Hamantaschen Hugs

March 20th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsPurim|Tags: 

Since I can’t seem to get enough of these rugentaschen—here’s another fun recipe that uses Hershey’s Hugs. […]

Peanut Butter Cream Rugentaschen

Peanut Butter Cream Rugentaschen

March 19th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsPurim|Tags: 

One of my all time favorite cookies is rugelach—a scrumptious crescent shaped cookie made from a cream cheese dough.  I decided to use my rugelach dough to make hamantaschen and eureka!  This recipe for […]

Non-pareil Hamantaschen

March 18th, 2024|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsPurim|Tags: 

The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner.  Beginning at sundown on Saturday March 23, and ending on Sunday March 24 at sundown, Purim is a fun and festive holiday observed with much revelry […]