Tag: Jewish

Potato-Carrot Latkes

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs Russet potatoes, grated 2 large carrots, grated 1 large onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup matzo meal canola oil Directions: In a large pan, heat about 1/4 inch oil. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and the matzo meal. Add potatoes, carrots and onion. […]

Apples & Honey Muffins

Ingredients: 2 cups diced fresh apples* 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup honey** 1/2 cup buttermilk OR milk 1/2 cup canola oil 1/4 cup flaxseed meal 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder pinch salt freshly ground nutmeg 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour 1 12-well […]

Vanilla Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients: 3 egg whites 2 cups sweetened coconut flakes 1 tablespoon matzo meal 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly. Form into small (heaping tablespoon sized) balls and place 1/2 inch apart on a lightly greased or parchment paper lined cookie […]

Matzo Ball Soup

Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 parsnips 4 carrots 4 stalks celery 3 onions (2 large, 1 small-divided use) 3 sprigs fresh sage PLUS 1 tablespoon minced 1 bunch fresh parsley PLUS 2 tablespoons minced 1 large chicken, cut into pieces, skin/fat removed and reserved 2 quarts chicken stock 1 […]


Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil (I used canola) 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt thick jam or preserves (I used kiwi jam and some store bought boysenberry) Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix until well combined […]

Eggplant Latkes

Ingredients: 1 medium eggplant, peeled and grated 1 small onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3/4 cup matzo meal* 1 tablespoon corn starch 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon paprika salt and pepper to taste A nonstick frying pan with 1/2 inch of vegetable oil Directions: Heat the oil in the frying […]

Apple & Honey Cake

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups flour, 3/4 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon cloves 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large apples, diced 2 eggs, at room temperature Directions: Preheat oven to 325. Grease […]

Egg Cream

Ingredients:2 oz chocolate syrup*4 oz milk6 oz seltzer Directions: Pour syrup into a tall glass. Add milk. Stir to combine**. Tilt the glass slightly and carefully pour the seltzer down the side of the glass, to avoid losing the bubbles. Drink immediately. *Fox’s U-bet syrup is traditional but I normally […]

Matzo Brei

Ingredients: 5 eggs 3 1/2 pieces Everything matzo (or plain*), broken into pieces 2 tablespoons milk salt pepper Directions: In a small bowl, scramble the eggs and milk, add the broken matzo, salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Pour into a buttered frying pan. Cook as you would scrambled eggs, […]

Fig and Ginger Hamantashen

Fig and Ginger HamantashenIngredients:1 egg, at room temperature1/4 lb butter, at room temperature8 oz cream cheese, at room temperature2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar3/4 cup fig and ginger preserves*1 teaspoon baking powder Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper. In an large bowl, cream together butter and […]