Sweet and Spicy Sambusak For Purim

 

March 12th 2014

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Curry leaves, fenugreek, and multi-colored mustard seeds aren’t part of every day Ashkenazi fare. Integral to Indian foods, they are all part of the vast sweep of Jewish cuisine that includes distinct Indian- Jewish communities.

Kolkata (Calcutta), Cochin and Mumbai (Bombay) were home to the largest Jewish communities for centuries, and yet were relatively unknown to the West. There were smaller Jewish communities dotted throughout the Indian subcontinent. They developed foodways deeply influenced by their neighbors, from spices to techniques.

The communities, all located in different states, arrived at different times.

In Cochin, Jews settled over a thousand years ago. Calcutta’s original community arrived as merchants in the 17th century but in the 19th century there was a consequential influx of Jews from Baghdad and other countries of the Middle East. The foods they ate remain distinct from one another. The Baghdadi Jews strongly influenced the food of all of their neighbors of every faith.

The Benei Israel of Mumbai left ancient Judea in the time of King Solomon, on a merchant ship. The boat was shipwreck on the shore. The survivors set upon creating a new life, isolated from all Jewish contact. Yet, they continued to observe the Sabbath, eat no pork or shellfish and follow ancient traditions to the curiosity of their neighbors. There was great doubt that they were truly “Jewish” but DNA testing proved they were indeed exactly what the claimed- to be from the line of Judah.

Today, Jewish style dishes often crop up at family meals and at Indian restaurants.

Indian-spiced Apricot and Mango stuffed Sambusak Purim Cookies are a new kind of Purim treat. They are a cross between Purim’s traditional hamantaschen, the savory filled empanada-like pastry known as Sambusak, and the malpua, a sweet stuffed pancake enjoyed by the Bene Israel, India’s Jewish community. The traditional malpua is a sweet stuffed pancake made with pineapple, almonds and other fruits and nuts. This version also incorporates Silk Road flavors into its yummy filling. It’s a delicious way to introduce some new flavors–and to learn about a Jewish community with a storied past that is unfamiliar to most Jews. Be sure to allow 1 hour (or up to 1 day) for the dough to chill before you fill and bake. These will keep in a covered container at room temperature about for 2 days, but they are best the day they are made.

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Kosher Shrimp Cocktail Recipes

 

March 11th 2014

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Whether you keep kosher of have any other kind of dietary restrictions, chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve heard comments like: “What? You’ve never had bacon??” or “You can’t eat lobster? You have no idea what you’re missing!”. And it’s true, I don’t.

Because missing something you’ve never had, is pretty much impossible. It would be sort of like missing a person you’ve never met, right?
In fact, I think not being able to eat certain foods is a good thing. It means I can be perfectly happy eating the “fake” stuff, like soy bacon, or veggie burgers, or imitation crab or shrimp. Recreating traditional flavors can be fairly easy, really. Especially when you have a good selection of seasonings and condiments to choose from. After all, those are the ingredients that will mostly infuse the food with flavor!

tropical shrimp cocktail

Tropical Shrimp Cocktail Terrine

We loved using Gold’s Cocktail sauce for these “shrimp” dishes. The combination of sweet and tangy flavors with a little kick from the horseradish was just the perfect addition for both of them. But then again, being the ketchup and horseradish addict that I am, I could eat this stuff with a spoon right out of the bottle (can’t say I haven’t done that with their horseradish with beets before). Hope you enjoy it!

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Tropical Shrimp Cocktail Terrine

Baked Coconut Shrimp

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In the JOK Kitchen with Meatless All Day *Giveaway...

 

March 11th 2014

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Don’t let the name fool you, this book is not just for vegetarians.  For our health and our environment all of us should be eating less meat and this is easier for some than others.  Meatless All Day aims at helping anyone out there trying to incorporate more vegetarian food into their diet with lots of flavorful recipes.  While some of the recipes are vegan even more can be adapted and most of them are perfect for a kosher lifestyle as well.Dina gives tips on how to make your meatless meal more robust/meaty so that even the meat lovers won’t notice.  Give it a shot, we have three recipes to start with that Dina is sharing, read on.

When and why did you become a vegetarian?

I’m actually not a vegetarian; however, most of the meals I eat are meatless. I love cooking and eating vegetarian for many reasons. Among them, I try to eat healthfully and am passionate about designing meals around gorgeous, fresh fruits and vegetables. Plus, I absolutely love beans and lentils and global cuisine (and so many amazing dishes worldwide are vegetarian). Furthermore, meatless cooking is super-convenient, in that I don’t need to constantly run out to the store for fresh meat or fish. It’s also extremely economical. Finally, I feel good that I’m doing my small part towards the health of the planet.

Does your whole family eat meatless all the time? 

No, my family sometimes eats meat or fish. But, like me, most of the meals they eat are vegetarian. Even though my kids are the sons of a cookbook author, their favorite meals are quesadillas, pizza, macaroni and cheese, PB&J, and pasta. My husband tries to watch his cholesterol and eats black bean soup or chili for lunch nearly every day.

What is your earliest memory of cooking?

It’s a toss-up between my creating a chocolate banana smoothie recipe for a school newsletter in the fifth grade and my ransacking my childhood home’s pantry for any sweet ingredients I could find to make peanut butter or thumbprint cookies. I remember being frustrated by the bitter taste of a hunk of baking chocolate—I’d thought it would be as sweet as a candy bar!

Do you cook with your kids now?

Absolutely—whenever they’re up for it! I’m always trying to get them excited about food and to encourage healthy habits in the kitchen. A few of the recipes I make with them include Green Smoothies (a kale, frozen mango, and apple juice smoothie); chunky applesauce; brownies; banana bread; and quesadillas. Nothing too complicated—my boys are only 4 ½ and 6. But I can’t wait until they get older and can accomplish more complicated tasks.

Here’s the recipe for my Green Smoothie (it’s not from my book, so it is a bonus for you).

What is your favorite recipe in the book – can you share it with us? 

Truly, each recipe is like a baby. So it’s difficult to choose. Though, if I had to highlight one, I might say the Beet Wellington with Pinot Noir Sauce. It’s a play on Beef Wellington. My version includes roasted beets, mushrooms, and goat cheese—in a shell of puff pastry. Here’s the recipe  and you can see it pictured above.

For someone who is meatless averse, which recipe do you recommend starting with? 

I would recommend the Whole Wheat Spaghetti with White Bean Balls. The White Bean Balls are more delicious than true meatballs—truly! Your family won’t be able to tell they’re vegetarian. I’m getting hungry just thinking about that recipe! And it’s very easy and healthful!

Most Jewish holidays are traditionally a very meat heavy time, do you have any recommendations of how to limit the meat?

So true—brisket is a mainstay for my extended family. I would go for the Seaweed-Crusted Tofu with Remoulade Sauce.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Meatless All Day published by The Taunton Press in 2014.  Photography by  © 2014 by Kate Sears

Whole Wheat Spaghetti with White Bean Balls

Beet Wellington

Seaweed-Crusted Tofu with Remoulade Sauce

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Kosher Wine For Purim

 

March 10th 2014

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This year we celebrate the holiday of Purim on Saturday March 15, 2015.  As many of you know, the Sunday meal is a festive seudah celebrated with a delicious meal, songs and lots of drinking.  There is a tradition to drink until you can no longer distinguish between Arur Haman and Baruch Mordechai.  While that may be too much for most, it’s nice to know there are some wonderful kosher wines to share at your special meal with close friends and family.

Here are some of the wines we will be celebrating with this Purim:

Freixenet Excelencia Kosher Brut (Spain); $18.  This Spanish sparkling wine (Cava) is Freixenet’s first kosher offering available in the U.S.  Macabeo grapes are selected for this cuvee of delightful complexity, boasting aromas of ripe pear and green apple with crisp acidity on the palate, balancing long and elegant fruity and floral notes.

2011 Dalton Shiraz (Israel); $20.  One year of aging in America oak produced a highly concentrated wine that is dark in color, the nose is intense with black fruit, plums, berries, licorice, and pepper notes. The wine has soft integrated tannins and a long finish.

2010 Borgo Reale Maturo (Italy); $22.  The Borgo Reale Maturo is a red blend of 55% Primitivo and 45% Negroamaro grapes and is a perfect accompaniment to pasta, pizza and other saucy dishes. This makes this wine unique a wine which combines the opulent velvetiness of the great northern Italian wines with southern Italian warmth and earthiness.

Porto Quevedo Ruby Porto (Portugal); $21.  This sweet port wine is a young, deep ruby colored wine, with red fruits bouquet evocative of raspberry, blackberry, and redcurrant. Perfect to pair with chocolate mousse, apple tart, or dates.

 


 

Pockets Of Surprise – DIY Kreplach Recipes

 

March 10th 2014

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With hidden meanings, veiled faces and conspiracy as the theme for the holiday, it is easy to see why kreplach are a favorite food for Purim. Little purses stuff ed with surprise fillings are fun and delicious treats. While homemade kreplach require a bit of effort, they are worth the time spent. I like to use the kreplach in a variety of ways. They are most often served in soups. I also like to crisp them up and add them as “croutons” to salads and to serve them with dipping sauces as hors d’oeuvres.

Braised Short Rib Ravioli

Braised Short Rib Ravioli

To expedite the process of making the kreplach, I like to prepare my fillings in advance and freeze them. I put a lot of flavor into my fillings; I want them to have an assertive flavor. Think about it: a bland or neutral dough will “mask” the flavor a bit, so you need to start with bold spices and quality ingredients. Don’t skimp on browning the meats and fillings. That caramelization adds a layer of flavor that cannot be made up for in the final product.

DIY Cheese pierogies

Cheese and Potato Pierogies

Homemade kreplach dough is silky and easy to work with. But, in a pinch, I reach for wonton skins. They are a good substitute for homemade and freeze beautifully. While homemade kreplach are a bit of a potschke, they are a labor of love and a delicious part of the holiday.

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Slow Cooked Beef Short Rib Kreplach

Coconut Chicken Curry Kreplach (Samosa)

Cheese and Potato Pierogies

Mishloach Manot Idea Pack two kreplach with dipping sauce in a mini lunch box container.

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Cheese Quiche

 

March 10th 2014

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Jamie Geller shows you how to make Cheese Quiche in this Quick & Kosher video. Find the recipe here.


 

Shabbat Menu – Remembering

 

March 9th 2014

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This week’s parsha describes the laws and responsibilities of the kohanim, the holy priests.  The kohanim keep the fire on the altar burning constantly, from morning until night.  There is also the special Shabbat Zachor reading where we remember the attack of Amalek as we draw closer to the holiday of Purim.  In the spirit of remembering we will share a menu filled with Omega-3 fats, which have brain boosting powers.

Sesame Soy Salmon

Sesame Soy Salmon

baked eggplant with ground beef

Baked Eggplant with Ground Beef

charred asparagus

Charred Asparagus

Freekeh-Pilaf

Freekeh Pilaf

Cranberry White Chocolate Hamantashen

Cranberry White Chocolate Hamantashen


 

A Low Fat Caesar Salad

 

March 7th 2014

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Caesar salad made have Italian origins, but when we work a little fusion magic we can create an unbelievably creamy Caesar using plain Greek yogurt.  The truth is that Caesar salad is not from Italy, but it is generally attributed to an Italian immigrant and is usually made with Romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, lemon juice, anchovies or Worcestershire, garlic, black pepper and an egg yolk. An average Caesar salad will have almost 200 calories and 15 grams of fat.  That is why we created this lower fat, egg free alternative that is extra creamy and the secret is the Greek yogurt.

Norman’s Greek yogurt is chalav yisroel and provides a great substitute for heavy cream and sour cream.  In this case it works to keep the fat down and also allows us to keep this Caesar salad eggless.  This salad has only 100 calories and 2 grams of fat, add some canned or grilled tuna and make it a full meal. And since we are already going fusion crazy, there is no need to stop at romaine and croutons with this salad dressing.  Go ahead and make extra and use on all your favorite salads.  If you leave it a little thicker you can even use it as a spread for a sandwich.

Here’s the full recipe for our Greek Yogurt Caesar Salad.

 


 

Easy Weeknight Fish Recipes

 

March 7th 2014

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Are you looking to get more fish into your diet? This flavorful recipe makes it easy to increase your fish consumption. White meaty fish, such as halibut and the cod served here, is low in calories but high in protein. For those of us watching our waistlines, fish is a great choice especially when it replaces fattier cuts of red meat. And because it’s so low in calories, it means we can have a larger portion for fewer calories.   If you are new to fish, try replacing one meat dish a week with a fish dish. Small changes will add up quickly!

This Mediteranean style steamed cod recipe is healthy and flavorful, bursting with unsaturated fats and lots of strong flavors. Because cod, as mentioned above, is a mild yet meaty white fish, it takes on the flavors of ingredients in the dish. In this recipe, olives, sundried tomatoes, garlic and white wine provide savory bursts of flavor. I serve this dish a bright green vegetable such as sautéed Brussels sprouts in garlic and olive oil, or just-wilted garlic kale.

Sesame Soy Salmon

Sesame Soy Salmon

Fish is an excellent source of protein. And salmon is an especially good source of healthy fats, namely omega-3 fatty acids. These fats are great for reducing inflammation and the risk of developing heart disease, two things that are very important in keeping healthy. But salmon is not the only source of these good-for-you fats. Broaden your palate and try other fish rich in Omega-3s: tuna, trout, mackerel and arctic char are also great options.

Salmon has a naturally strong flavor which holds up nicely against this savory  marinade for a Sesame Soy Salmon. Allowing the fish to marinate long enough helps to meld the flavors together for a cohesive dish. The addition of a crunchy vegetable base adds interesting texture and  lots of flavor.

What is your favorite fish? I hope I inspired you to eat it more often.


 

Unique Chocolate Treats for Mishloach Manot

 

March 6th 2014

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Everybody that knows me is familiar with my chocolate obsession. The darker and richer, the better! Every year I make a few special treats to put in my mishloach manot. These two are at the top of my list! The chocolate bark is simply delicious and always looks festive and the chocolate dipped honeycomb fits in with my Bee theme. Both are incredibly easy to make and will completely jazz up your mishloach manot!

honeycomb candy

Chocolate Honeycomb Candy

Chocolate Dipped Honeycomb
Purim has always been one of my favorite holidays but with an 11 week old baby, this year is going to be better than ever! Our little Andi Brielle (Andi Bee as we call her) helped with the decision for this year’s theme- Honey Bee. Everything will be black, yellow, and honey filled to fit the theme. And for a crunchy snack, homemade, chocolate dipped honeycomb fits the bill. Chewy, sticky, and caramel flavored, these little guys hit the spot!

diy chocolate bark

DIY Chocolate Bark

Chocolate Bark
Chocolate bark is an easy and delicious snack that’s perfect for any time of year. I love using high quality, dark chocolate, but feel free to use any kind you like. This is perfect to make when you have leftover dried fruit or nuts in the house. Really anything goes here!


 

5 Savory Hamantashen Inspired Menus

 

March 5th 2014

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Here at Joy of Kosher we have a plethora of hamantashen recipes!  Many of the recipes are quite versatile and can be served outside of a Purim party setting.  These menus are inspired by 5 savory hamantashen which work as appetizers, main meals, and of course, desserts.

Cardamom Scented Hamantaschen with Goat Cheese and Pear Filling

1.  Cardamom Scented Hamantaschen with Pear and Goat Cheese Filling: The goat cheese filling is optional; if you choose to go dairy-free try the Green Curry Chicken and Vegetable Rice as an entree.  The classic combination of pears and goat cheese make these hamantaschen a great side dish.  Start with Easy Zucchini Soup, followed by the main course of  Grilled Salmon over Lentil Salad with Walnut Vinaigrette and the Cardamom Scented Hamantaschen with Pear and Goat Cheese Filling.  For dessert, try the Almond and Olive Oil Cake.

 

Camembert Hamantaschen with Apple Cinnamon Filling

2.  Camembert Hamantaschen with Apple Cinnamon Filling: This is a fabulous sweet and savory appetizer.  For the main course, try the Lemon and White Wine Broiled Sole with Cranberry Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini and Potato Salad with Arugula and Tomato.  For dessert, try the Hazelnut Chocolate Chia Pudding or the Pear Applesauce Cake with Pomegranate Glaze.

 

3.  Thanksgiving Savory Hamantaschen:  Filled with roasted squash and turkey, Thanksgiving Hamantaschen are served best as part of the main meal.  Start with the refreshing Miso Kale Salad, then during the main course pair the Thanksgiving Hamantaschen with Chili Garlic Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Beef Bacon.  If you’re not too full, try the Deconstructed Apple Pie for dessert.

 

Vegetable Samosas (The "New" Hamantashen)

4.  Vegetable Samosas (The “New” Hamantashen):  Vegetable samosa hamantashen make a great vegetarian main dish.  The Carrot, Quinoa and Spinach Soup is a great starter, followed by the vegetable samosas with Rice Pilaf, Channa Masala and Kumquat Chutney.  For dessert, try the beautiful Indian River Grapefruit Meringue Cake.

 

Pecan Pie Hamentashen

5.  Pecan Pie Hamantashen: It’s safe to say that the Pecan Pie Hamantashen would make a perfect dessert.  I picture serving these along with pareve ice cream, but before rushing to dessert, try serving dinner too!  I would serve a hearty dinner starting with a Blood Orange and Beet Salad, followed by Herb-Roasted Beef in Salt Crust with Green Beans Almondine and Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes.


 

How To Make A Cheese Board Mishloach Manot ...

 

March 5th 2014

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Spread the Cheer this Purim!!!

I was so excited when Tamar asked me to design a Mishloach Manot using Natural and Kosher Cheeses. I have always thought that a cheese board would make a great Mishloach Manot. Cheeses pair well with bread, wine, and grapes (just to name a few), and with little effort can be arranged to make a striking presentation. Additionally, with all the nosh, cakes, and sweets everyone receives, your recipients will be thrilled to receive “real” food that they can nibble on and enjoy throughout the busy day.

The following is one arrangement that I came up with, but the presentation options are endless. So copy this idea or let your own creative flair express your own style. Either way, your friends, and family will “smile and say CHEESE!”

Including a cheese spreader will add that finishing touch to your package.
(Other suitable cheese companions: pears, crackers, olives)

You will need:
Cheese board (I used a cutting board from a dollar store)
Assortment of cheeses (I used Natural & Kosher Cheddar and Parmesan)
Napkin
Grapes
Baguette
Small bottle of wine
Natural Grass
Shrink wrap bag
Cheese knife (available in many discount stores)
Labels

Directions:

Place the napkin and grass on the board and arrange the food and spreader on top.
Place board in a shrink wrap bag. Tape the extra plastic to the back of the board with scotch tape.
Use a blow dryer to shrink the plastic.

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A Chinese Purim Seudah Menu

 

March 4th 2014

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Looking through all the Purim menus we have shared over the years, Italian, Mexican and the ever popular Persian, I was struck by the absence of a Chinese menu. How could I have let that happen!! Not only do I love to cook and eat Chinese to the point that I make a Passover Chinese Seder that is on permanent repeat from my guests requests, but also because I spent every Seudah growing up at the local Kosher Chinese place.  We didn’t go out to eat very often when I was little, mostly because there were very few kosher restaurants near where I lived in Florida.  Hard to believe I grew up near Boca, which now has an abundant of kosher options.  So, those special meals out for Birthdays or for Purim are fond memories and now that I live in New York I wouldn’t even consider going out to a restaurant for Purim.  I much prefer cooking for my family, maybe a few friends and celebrating in the quiet of our home rather than an overcrowded restaurant.  I can’t wait to share my memories with my kids with this easy to make at home Chinese menu.

Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup

I was thinking it would be fun to start with a Pu Pu Platter using a sterno to cook our food like they do in Chinese restaurants, where they serve the food par cooked and everyone gets to heat the food themselves.  We could make these Asian Chicken Wings, Beef and Mushroom Egg Rolls, and something on a skewer, maybe these Walnut Crusted Chicken Fingers.  While we are waiting for our platter to heat up I would serve my Hot and Sour Soup.

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Sesame Rice

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Sesame Rice

Everyone loves one of the dishes to be breaded and fried, so let’s try Jamie’s Sweet and Sour Chicken with Rice and then this Sesame Soy Beef Stir Fry with some steamed broccoli.

 

Ginger-Sesame-Tempeh

Ginger Sesame Tempeh

It is always good to make something for the vegetarians that everyone can enjoy.  Try Ginger Sesame Tempeh with extra green beans.

Vegetable Lo Mein

It can’t hurt to have a little lo mein to go around.  All this food makes great leftover too!

Fortune Cookies

Last, but not least, the ultimate hidden food, the Fortune Cookie – make your own or stick with traditional Hamantaschen.


 

Our Where’s Waldo? Purim Theme

 

March 4th 2014

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We’re doing it again.  I am not too cool to be seen in the same outfit twice.  No siree.  Not even on TV.  Not even if it’s a super memorable statement piece like an animal print cardigan.  Case in point:

See here on CBS in March

And here on FOX in December

Not even a well-documented red and white striped Waldo family purim costume is too bold for a 2nd appearance.

See last year’s look here.

Purim 5773/2013

And see this year’s look here.

Purim 5774/2014

Sara, my sister-in-law’s, sister-in-law called to see if her sister-in-law could borrow our Waldo costumes.  I told her to check back in a few years.  Hey, they weren’t cheap and still fit.

Our Where’s Waldo Mishloach Manot will feature Black and White Chocolate Peppermint Candy Bark inspired by the Kiddie Candy Bark on page 281 of my new book JOY of KOSHER Fast, Fresh Family Recipes – BUY IT NOW!  (Sorry I didn’t mean that exclamation point to make it sound like I am screaming at you – I am just so excited and in love with my new book and really want to impress upon you the fact that you MUST have it!  Ooops there I go again.)

Recently I have been making this favorite recipe a lot.  Including the Salted Almond and Pistachio dressed up version for Shabbos, engagement parties, and just plain snacking.

Good quality chocolate is the key.  As is a double boiler if you want to practically ensure you don’t burn your chocolate.  In the book I recommend melting chocolate in short intervals in the microwave but lately I’ve found a homemade double boiler (a pot of simmering water topped with a glass bowl) to be fool-proof – especially when making really large quantities. And I like fool-proof, and fail-proof and everything in between.

Here a few more picks for fab flop-proof recipes from my new book.

From Left to Right:

  • Lemon Lover’s Hummus (page 42-43)
    Dress it Up: Tricolor Hummus Trifles
  • Falafel Poppers with Lemon Sesame Schug (page 46-48)
    Dress It Down: Falafel Sandwiches
  • Caramel Apples with Crushed Nuts (page 273-274)
    Dress It Up: Caramel Fruit Bites
  • Cannoli Egg Rolls with Chocolate Sauce (page 312-313)
    Dress It Up: Cannoli Cones

For really dressed up mishloach manot include the book, recipe name and page number as part of your super special package.

Serach shared her Waldo themed Purim card – a Persian scene that she recreated with the cutest message.  Thanks to many requests she graciously shared it with all of us.  Thanks a bundle Serach!!

Click this image for a printable version of this creative mishloach manot card contributed by JoK community member Serach Goldish.

Serach will write custom Purim poems for your mishloach manot or during the year for birthdays, parties, anniversaries and more for only $10. Find out more about Serach and all her many talents on Facebook, here at A Goldish Touch.

Here’s the note she attached:

There’s plenty  to find, including whatever is listed plus some fun.  Look for a crazy monkey, a flying palace, people rowing a magic carpet, and more.  Also, Waldo and Wenda lost their canes (we put in red/white candy canes), Woof lost his biscuits (tea biscuits), the wizard lost his scrolls (presidors), and Odlaw is a bit nuts and lost his chocolate (yellow/black m&m’s).  If you find them , please eat them.

Happy Purim!


 

Avgolemono Soup

 

March 3rd 2014

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Watch me make Avgolemono Soup, an easy Greek favorite that combines chicken broth with rice. The soup is flavored with lemon and thickened with eggs. Avgolemono can usually be made from ingredients you have in the pantry and fridge. Think of it as kosher Greek penicillin.

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