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Kosher Home Cookin'!

Mushroom-Barley Beef Soup!

This one’s for the boys. I cannot say why, but that was my experience with this hearty soup on a recent Shabbos. We were having some guests over for Friday Night Dinner, most of whom were boys. I started the … Continue reading

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Roasted Tomato-Eggplant Soup w/ Chickpeas!

Don’t get me wrong, I love the traditional chicken soup with matzoh balls on Friday night, but every so often it’s fun to switch it up and do a different kind of soup or appetizer to begin your Shabbos meal. As I have mentioned … Continue reading

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The time we attempted to make Kumquat Jam

Sigh. I guess it happens. The epic fails. I have definitely had many experiences where things do not come out quite as planned, for example the time I made tuna quiche that was very dry, or the chocolate bar cookies that came … Continue reading

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German Apple Cake

Impossibly somehow, I stumbled upon an Apple Cake recipe that comes out deliciously flaky on the outside, and perfectly moist on the inside. I have made this recipe a few times, and it continues to come out a winner! The … Continue reading

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Hickory Smoked Chicken Smothered in Onions

Before this past weekend I had never roasted a chicken. Ever. Thankfully, I can cross that one off the bucket list, as a recipe for roast chicken in Kosher By Design not only came out successfully, but deliciously, and my … Continue reading

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Dessert Fave- Strawberry Rhubarb CRUMBLE!

My parents spent Shabbos in the Heights with us for the first time this past weekend, and though they are the last people I need to impress, I was so excited to spend my free time cooking up a storm. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Kugel/Pie (Your Choice)!

Pumpkin! Pumpkin always seemed to me like a fake vegetable used only in Halloween decorations- funnily enough it turned out to be a wondeful addition to my Shabbat repetoire. The vorlage (shout out to my dead sea scrolls class, the … Continue reading

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