May 25th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDairyDessertsShavuot

Here’s another great dairy dessert option. There is no cooking or baking necessary for this simplified and enlightened version of the traditional cannoli recipe.  You can make the pizzelle cannoli shells days ahead of […]

May 24th, 2023|Categories: DairyDessertsShavuot

I made these cheese blintzes for Passover.  The recipe calls for potato starch instead of flour. They were so delicious, I’ll be making them for Shavuot and year round. […]

May 23rd, 2023|Categories: DairyShavuotVegetarian

Here’s another tasty dairy option for Shavuot. Ricotta gnocchi are the faster, easier, and, some would say, tastier counterpart to potato gnocchi. If you’ve avoided making pasta or gnocchi recipes because of elaborate […]

May 22nd, 2023|Categories: CakesCheesecakesDairyDessertsShavuot

If you want a showstopper dairy dessert for Shavuot, this beauty fits the bill.  The marbleized glaze does require a bit of technique.  You can simplify the recipe by finishing the cake with a sprinkling of […]

May 21st, 2023|Categories: DairyShavuotVegetarian

The Jewish holiday Shavuot begins at sunset this Thursday, May 25 and ends sundown on Saturday, May 27. Shavuot is also known as the Jewish Festival of Weeks and it commemorates the anniversary of […]

May 7th, 2023|Categories: Fourth of JulyMeat and Poultry|Tags: 

Looking for a scrumptious grilled recipe for your Lag BaOmer picnic or barbecue?  I’ve got you covered.  You will love these tasty sweet and spicy glazed and grilled meatballs. Enjoy! […]

April 25th, 2023|Categories: AppetizersSide DishesVegetablesVegetarian

This Israeli Seven Layer Mosaic Spread has become my new go-to dish when I’m looking for an hors d’oeuvre or appetizer that’s fun and festive and visually appealing.  It features two popular Middle Eastern spreads […]

March 30th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsDessertsPassoverPassover Desserts

These are one of my favorite Passover confections.  You bake a scrumptious Kosher for Passover banana chiffon cake, then pull off pieces of the cake and roll them into balls that are approximately 1 and 1/2 inches.  After a […]

March 30th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsDessertsPassoverPassover Desserts

Here’s another perennial Passover cookie family favorite—chocolate filled macadamia crisps. If I could only have one cookie for Passover, this would be the one. Wishing all a Happy and […]

March 29th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsDessertsPassoverPassover Desserts

I developed these Passover Oreos—aka oreovers—over 20 years ago when my beautiful daughter, Sally, asked if I could make a kosher for Passover […]

March 28th, 2023|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 a […]

March 27th, 2023|Categories: Cookies and BiscottiDessertsDessertsPassoverPassover Desserts

Everyone loves these Passover chocolate chip cookies. They are my most requested Passover cookie recipe. Reminiscent of the year round Toll House cookies, these are addictive and […]