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

Sweet & Sour Baked Eggplant

My friend Pnina has given me recipes over the years but this year she gave me 2 new ones to try! The first one is this delicious & simple baked eggplant casserole. 

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!

Coconut Quinoa

We love quinoa so when a recipe I saw suggested to serve the main with coconut rice, I thought I would make Coconut Quinoa. Luckily, I had the only 2 main ingredients needed for this simple & delicious side dish.

Vegetable Torte

This is a wonderful recipe for a layered vegetable torte. This is the perfect time of year to make it with all of the fresh vegetables available at farmers markets, but it would be good anytime of year. You can grill the vegetables or roast them before putting this dish together so it is pretty…

Potato Salad

Simple & delicious, this potato salad is just good! I make it at least a couple of times during the summer. As with almost every food, there are many recipes for potato salad but when I want a side dish that compliments the rest of the meal without overshadowing it with too strong a flavour,…

Cauliflower Fried Rice

Costco now sells  cauliflower that has been chopped up into small ‘rice’ size pieces. It is called California SNOW. This makes making cauliflower fried rice even quicker! I posted a recipe for Cauliflower Fried Rice in January but will re-post it here today. I picked up a bag of the Caulifornia SNOW & am going…

Baked Noodle Kugel with Yogurt

The definition of a ‘kugel’ is according to Wikipedia, a baked pudding or casserole, most commonly made from egg noodles or potatoes,

Spinach Broccoli Bake…..update

I was just talking to my sister this morning about this delicious dish! Sometimes I forget about the old standbys because I am looking at new recipes to put on this blog

Green Beans With Tomato Pesto

I love green beans but I don’t like them the way my mom served them!! We pretty much ate them from a can, warmed up & then they got cold on the plate…and they were a bit mushy….. but I do like them roasted! Sautéed is ok but I prefer them roasted. A bit charred…

Roasted Broccoli with Tahini Sauce

When I was young, we never ate fresh broccoli. I remember eating canned corn & the frozen mixed vegetables! I started making broccoli for my own family, boiling was the way to go! Well, that’s ok if you like boiled or steamed broccoli. Then it seemed roasting vegetables became the craze & thankfully so! I…