Zelda’s Varenikis

My mother-in-law Zelda is famous for her varenikis. These are different from the pyroghy recipe I posted at the beginning of the year,,,,Peroghy…Pirogi…Pierogi anyway you spell it, they are delicious The peroghy have a dough that has sour cream in it & the dough for the varenikis is dairy free. Advertisements

Challah ( makes 4 round loaves or 3 twisted loaves)

I’m sure there as many recipes for Challah as there are stars in the sky..well, maybe not quite but really, there are a lot of recipes. And..most people feel that their recipe is the best… and I am sure they are! This recipe is the one I use to make round Challah for Rosh Hashanah……

Sweet Noodle Kugel with Apples & Raisins

This sweet noodle kugel with apples & raisins ( you can omit the raisins if you don’t like them!)  is a family recipe of my friend Pnina. I am so honoured that she shared this recipe with me. Perfect for this time of year when there is an abundance of apples….but don’t limit yourself to…

Sweet Noodle Kugel

I love this noodle kugel recipe. It is sweet & delicious. The method is really interesting & different then any way I have ever made a noodle kugel before!

Gefilte Fish in the Instant Pot

I have been making gefilte fish from scratch for years, but only make it twice a year. Rarely do I buy the pre-made frozen logs, though I like to have one on hand in the freezer “just In case”.

YAPCHIK – Slow Baked Potato Kugel

I had never heard about YAPCHIK in my entire life! Turns out it is a potato kugel with meat baked inside, cooked in a very low oven for 8 hours…cholent style. The recipe is from JOYofKosher. Ever since I first read about this on their site I was eager to try it. I was not…

Vegetarian Kishke

When I was a kid, I loved kishke. Then one day I made the mistake of asking my mom what it was. HA.. For those of you who don’t know, kishke is a stuffed section of cow intestines, I thought it was kind of chewy! The stuffing is made of bread crumbs or flour, onion,…

Sprinkle Hamantaschen

These are sweet & pretty. The recipe is from KOSHER in The KITCH I made them last year and they were a big hit so did them again this year. I always make hamantaschen with some friends, which will be another post sometime, and then over the last few years I have been having my great…

Goldie’s Kamish

  This is my Baba Goldie Lyman’s  recipe for Kamish. What is different about it is the fact that it is made with walnuts instead of almonds. No coconut or chocolate. Just walnuts and cinnamon. It is actually my favourite. Easy to make and delicious. *** my baba and my mom always made these in metal ice […]

Schmaltz and Gribenes

My husband Murray loves to make Schmaltz and Gribenes. He has been doing it for many years, using the chicken skin and fat that I so diligently removed from the chicken so that our kids would have a healthy chicken dinner!! I am  not sure what got him started on this but I think it was remembering…

Babka

The search for my favourite.. Here is try #1  November 17, 2016  There are soooo many recipes for Babka so I have decided to make as many as I want and see which one I like best! (& anyone who eats them, which one they like best too) I really like this babka, The filling is made…