Tag: Jewish

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 […]

Mushroom Barley Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb porcini mushrooms, sliced 1/2 lb barley 5 dried chopped shiitake mushrooms, soaked in water 15 minutes to reconstitute 10 cups chicken stock 3 cups onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 1/2 cup parsnips, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons oil 3 teaspoons […]

Coconut-Lime Macaroons

Coconut-Lime Macaroons Ingredients: 3 egg whites2 cups sweetened coconut flakes1/4 cup fresh lime juicezest of 1 lime Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly. Form into small balls and place 1/2 inch apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 12 minutes or until the […]

Potato-Portobello Kugel

Ingredients: 1 cup diced onion2 cups Portobello mushrooms3 cups shredded potatoes (I used russet)¾ cup plain yogurtSaltBlack pepperOlive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Grease 9 inch glass baking dish with olive oil. In a large nonstick pan or wok, heat about a tablespoon of olive oil. Add onions and […]


Ingredients: 2 lbs potatoes, grated 1 large onion, grated 2 eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons matzo meal olive oil Directions: In a large pan, heat oil. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and the matzo meal. Add potatoes and onion and combine. Fry in hot oil, flipping half way through, […]