Banana Chiffon Truffles

2022-04-12T13:43:29-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover 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 short stint in the fridge you dip the balls into melted chocolate. The recipe serves double duty as [...]

Chocolate Filled Macadamia Crisps

2022-04-12T13:33:34-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover 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 Sweet Passover. Macadamia Crisps 1 cup macadamia nuts (4 1/2 ounces) 1/2 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted margarine (room temperature) 2 egg whites 4 tablespoons matzah cake meal Chocolate [...]

Oreovers

2022-04-12T13:35:02-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover 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 version of Oreos. They were a huge hit, and I’ve been making them ever since. Enjoy and Chag Sameach. Cookies 8 ounces margarine (2 sticks) 1/2 cup sugar 1cup minus 1 tablespoon [...]

Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

2022-04-12T13:10:39-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Desserts, Passover, Passover 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 delicious. Wishing all a Zissen Pesach. 1 5/8 Cup matzah cake meal(1 1/2 Cups plus 2 tablespoons) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 Cup (2 sticks) butter [...]

Matzo Meat Pie

2022-04-12T12:45:18-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Meat and Poultry, Passover|

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 Happy and Sweet Passover. Meat mixture 2 tablespoon canola oil 1 red pepper, [...]

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

2022-04-12T13:15:02-04:00April 12th, 2022|Categories: Passover, Soups|

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! Chicken Soup 8 chicken leg quarters (thigh and drumstick) 1 strip of flanken 3 carrots, peeled and [...]

Passover Waffles Matzo Braffle

2022-04-10T10:29:28-04:00April 10th, 2022|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Holidays, Passover|

Before you begin, make sure to have a waffle iron on hand.  Preheat the waffle iron according to manufacturer instructions. 3 matzo sheets, broken into small pieces ¼ cup hot water 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 eggs, beaten ¼ cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg maple syrup [...]

Passover Granola Treats

2022-04-06T11:18:33-04:00April 6th, 2022|Categories: Brownies and Bars, Desserts, Desserts, Holidays, Passover, Passover 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 granola, but you can use store bought Passover [...]

Passover Mini Omelet Soufflés

2022-04-03T21:34:59-04:00April 3rd, 2022|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Cooking Light, Food Columns, Passover, Vegetarian|

A few weeks ago I wrote a food column for the Essex Fells Magazine about mini omelet soufflés, and posted them on my Instagram account and my website.  Since the ingredients for these mini omelet soufflés are Passover friendly, here they are again. They are low fat, low calorie, vegetarian, healthy, yet tasty and indulgent.  [...]

Passover Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef

2022-03-31T11:56:01-04:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Passover|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 the recipe for Passover.  [...]