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, [...]

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.  [...]

Challah Dogs

2022-02-24T17:23:58-05:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: Appetizers, Meat and Poultry|

These challah dogs are always a huge hit.  I get hot dog specials from my butcher, whip up a batch of my challah dough, roll handfuls of the dough into strands, wrap the strands around the hot dogs in a spiral, then bake till golden brown.  The combination of thick, juicy hot dogs and fresh challah spirals is simply divine! 6 - 12 hot dogs [...]

Luzma’s Colombian Penicillin

2019-11-13T09:07:14-05:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Soups, Thanksgiving|Tags: , |

You’ve heard of Jewish penicillin, but did you know that a Colombian version exists, as well? To tell you about Colombian penicillin, I’m breaking with tradition this year to present you with a very special soup recipe that uses chicken instead of the obligatory Thanksgiving turkey. I first became acquainted with this extraordinary soup last [...]

Turkey Roulade

2019-11-09T17:07:19-05:00November 1st, 2014|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Thanksgiving|Tags: |

I must confess—I am not a big fan of the roasted whole turkey. At a time when I need as much oven space as possible for the multitude of dishes that I serve on Thanksgiving, the huge whole turkey monopolizes most of my oven space.  I also find it impossible to get the whole turkey [...]

Grilled Hamburgers with Fireworks Coleslaw

2019-08-25T17:59:16-04:00July 1st, 2013|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Fourth of July, Meat and Poultry, Side Dishes, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , , |

We Americans are an independent lot.  Imbued with free spirits, we embrace  individuality, creativity and self reliance. Since we so admire the self-made, do-it-yourself attribute, a burger bar is the way to go for your July Fourth festivities.   Essentially, you will provide your guests with burgers and all the fixings, so that they can create [...]

Watermelon Gazpacho and Curried Coconut Chicken Salad

2019-08-13T19:29:29-04:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: Appetizers, Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Salads, Soups, Vegetables|Tags: , , , |

During the dog days of summer the last thing we want to do is prepare food in a hot kitchen over a hot stove. We seek fare that requires little or no cooking and that can be prepared early in the day, cooled, and then served chilled directly from the refrigerator.  Watermelon gazpacho comes together [...]

Chicken Kebabs with a Honey Mustard Sauce

2019-08-13T18:43:39-04:00June 1st, 2012|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry|Tags: , , , |

It’s grilling season—time to cook outdoors, to smell the flowers and enjoy the sunshine. Here are two great recipes to add to your repertoire of outdoor cuisine.  Chicken kebabs with a honey mustard sauce is delicious accompanied with vegetable kebabs and served over a bed of Israeli couscous.  To ensure success, make sure that the [...]