Tag: Jewish

Zippy Corn Latkes

Ingredients: 2 11-oz cans Green Giant Steam Crisp Extra Sweet Niblets®, drained 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup flour 1/4 cup canola oil Directions: Place half of the corn and eggs in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour into a medium bowl. […]

Challah Chestnut Mushroom “Unstuffing”

Ingredients: 1 large (1 lb, 5 oz) challah, torn into bite-sized bits 1 large onion, diced 3 1/2 oz roasted, peeled chestnuts*, diced 2 oz oyster mushrooms, chopped 2 oz shiitake mushrooms, chopped 8 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 lb celery, diced 1/2 cup chicken or turkey stock 2 tablespoons […]

“Everything” Turkey

Ingredients: 1 14-16 lb turkey 4 cloves garlic 1 small onion, quartered 2 teaspoons dehydrated minced onion 1-2 teaspoons dehydrated minced garlic 1-2 teaspoon(s) sesame seeds 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Loosely stuff the turkey with the onions […]

Thanksgiving Tzimmes

Ingredients: 1 large yam, cut into 1 inch chunks 8 carrots, cut into 1/2 inch chunks 1/2 butternut squash, cut into 1 inch chunks (about 2 cups) 18 dried apricots, halved 1/3 cup sweetened, dried cranberries 1 1/2 cup orange juice 1 1/2 tablespoons honey Directions: Place all ingredients in […]

Knish-Style Kasha Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients: 3 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 cup kasha 1 egg 1 cup chicken or turkey stock Directions: In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until blackened. Beat the egg into the kasha in a small bowl. Add the kasha to pan […]

Pineapple Coconut Matzo Granola

Ingredients: 5 sheets egg matzo, broken into bite-sized pieces* 1 1/2 tablespoons milled flax seeds 2/3 cup blanched slivered almonds 1/4 cup sweetened or unsweetened dessicated coconut 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 cup bite-sized dried pineapple 1/4 cup bite-sized crystallized ginger 1/4 cup melted butter 1/3 cup golden syrup […]

Potato-Rutabaga Horseradish Latkes

Ingredients: 4 cups grated Russet potatoes 1 1/2 cups grated rutabaga 1 medium onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup matzo meal 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared horseradish sea salt freshly ground black pepper canola oil Directions: In a large cast iron skillet or other heavy bottomed pan, heat about 1/4 […]

Kasha Mushroom Pilaf

Ingredients: 2 cups turkey, vegetable, chicken or beef stock 1 cup kasha (buckwheat groats) 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups roughly chopped crimini mushrooms 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Bring the stock and spices to a boil. […]

Orange-Ginger Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup butter, room temperature 3 eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons orange zest 1/2 teaspoon ground roasted or regular ginger jam (I used my Cara Cara Orange Jam) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Line two cookie sheets […]

Homemade Pastrami

Ingredients: 1 corned beef (follow this recipe up to the cooking portion) 3 tablespoons whole coriander 3 tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika Directions: Soak the meat 15 minutes in cold water. Rub with paprika and sugar. Using a mortar and pestle or other […]