Recipe Index

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

2024-05-15T13:45:38-04:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: Bread, Breakfast/Brunch, Food Columns|Tags: |

As I write this column, it is early April and I am gazing out my window at the falling snow, the sixth snowfall in as many weeks.  Spring arrived last week, but she is nowhere to be found.  I know I should be writing about a springtime recipe for May, but it is cold and [...]

Passover French Toast

2024-04-28T19:09:37-04:00April 28th, 2024|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy, Passover|Tags: |

Crafting a delicious Passover French Toast involves a simple twist to my traditional French Toast recipe: I swap out the usual bread for my Passover sponge cake or chiffon cake. The results are sublime and often even better than the year-round version! The cake can be homemade, store bought or from a mix. Enjoy! [...]

Banana Chiffon Truffles

2024-04-28T10:26:51-04:00April 28th, 2024|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 [...]

Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

2024-04-28T10:25:59-04:00April 28th, 2024|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 [...]

Oreovers

2024-04-26T09:25:26-04:00April 26th, 2024|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 [...]

Chocolate Filled Macadamia Crisps

2024-04-26T09:26:40-04:00April 26th, 2024|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 [...]

Passover Waffles Matzo Braffle

2024-04-18T11:23:07-04:00April 18th, 2024|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

2024-04-17T08:15:58-04:00April 17th, 2024|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 Baked Onion Rings

2024-04-15T20:12:53-04:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: Appetizers, Passover, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|

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 rings and get a good night’s sleep.  And…yes…kosher for Passover panko crumbs are available.  Wishing all [...]