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EST. 2011 BY LIZ RUEVEN
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Savory Mushroom Cheese Kugel for Shavuot

Savory Mushroom Cheese Kugel for Shavuot

Summer is starting off with a bash as Memorial Day weekend BBQ's and picnics are followed almost immediately by the two day joyful Jewish festival of Shavuot when all things dairy reign supreme.

Good things calories don't count 'cause it's a holiday.

My family is crazy about mushrooms and all...



Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Cheesy Bialys with Golden Onions & Cheddar Filling

Cheesy Bialys with Golden Onions & Cheddar Filling

We love cheesecake and rich dairy kugels as much as anyone. And we heartily support your serving them on your holiday table for Shavuot, the festival of all things cheese.

But this year, we've decided to add bialys, with a generous puddle of golden sautéed onions, sharp cheddar cheese and poppy see...



Sunday, October 9, 2016

Sweet Lokshen Kugel with Plums

Sweet Lokshen Kugel with Plums

If it's unthinkable to imagine your Yom Kippur break fast without Lokshen Kugel (AKA sweet noodle pudding) we're in the same camp. If you haven't had the pleasure of tasting creamy, cheesy, rich casseroles like these, you need to find yourselves some friends in the know.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Celebrate with These Hi-Hat Lemon Yogurt Cupcakes

Celebrate with These Hi-Hat Lemon Yogurt Cupcakes

It wasn't always the case that dairy desserts were perceived as decadent. But with dairy free recipes abounding in the vegan and kosher worlds, dairy sweets suddenly feel like they're meant for special occasions and holidays. In that spirit, we're thinking that lemon and yogurt and cream cheese sounds like...



Monday, June 6, 2016

Savory Cheesy Kugel & Other Twists on Holiday Noodle Pudding

Savory Cheesy Kugel & Other Twists on Holiday Noodle Pudding

Are you a kugel traditionalist or do you yearn for a holiday twist on the sweet and cheesy layered noodle puddings of your childhood?

While I love sweet kugels as much as anyone who grew up with a sweet tooth cultivated by Ashkenazic grandparents, my tastes have changed. Now I lean more towards savo...



Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Apple & Fennel Noodle Kugel

Apple & Fennel Noodle Kugel

Melissa Roberts Noodle kugel usually finds itself alongside the bagels at a Yom Kippur break fast. Kugel, sweetened with fruit and sugar, symbolizes a wish for a sweet year ahead. There are many variations on this theme and the following recipe provides tradition with a twist on the familiar. A cottage ...



Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Feta & Goat Cheese

Shaved Zucchini Salad with Feta & Goat Cheese

I've decided to avoid breaking the calorie bank as we prepare for Shavuot this weekend. Maybe if I say it out loud and share it with y'all I will stick to my plan. Since I suspect that some of you may be like-minded eaters as we try to drop those dreaded winter pounds, I've reconsidered our tradition of e...



Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Creamy Kugel with a Nod Towards Italy

Creamy Kugel with a Nod Towards Italy

Contributed by Melissa Roberts Kugel is the ultimate Jewish comfort food. Its variations are infinite, and sweet or savory, diet food this is not. 11588...



Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Delicious Dairy & Bourekas in Israel

Delicious Dairy & Bourekas in Israel

Contributed and photographed by Paloma Aeylon Falafel. Shawarma. Hummus. Shnitzel. Shakshuka. These are typically the foods we salivate over in anticipation of touching down in the land of milk and honey. While these Israeli delicacies certainly warrant our attention and appetite, there’s a culinary craf...



Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Welcoming the Season with Creamed Corn

Welcoming the Season with Creamed Corn

By Melinda Strauss With the holiday of Shavuot fast approaching, I have dairy on the brain. I tend to lean towards meat dishes and non-dairy desserts but how could I say no to this opportunity to use heavy cream and my favorite cheese, spicy pepper jack?!? With spring in the air and my favorite fruits and ...