2 Shabbat Meals in 2 1/2 Hours

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An interesting aspect to keeping Shabbat, is that every Shabbat dinner is like the once a year thanksgiving feast that most Americans discuss and plan for weeks in advance. Every week, Jewish men and women cook up a storm to celebrate Shabbat with food, family and friends. Listed below is a step by step guide to help you create a great tasting, and quick Shabbat dinner for eight. Keep in mind that the two and ½ hours include prep work and cooking time too. These recipes aren’t only for Shabbat; you can use the recipes for any occasion.

Shabbat Dinner

shabbat night menu

Shabbat Lunch

shabbat lunch

Click here to see the full Shabbat menu with links to the recipes and a Shopping List.

Now, how to get it done!!!  Here is a timeline to get Shabbat done in less than 3 hours. Does anyone else feel like they are on Top Chef?

Start by preheating oven to 350 degrees.

Make chicken, place in oven.

Prepare soup, place on stovetop to boil.

Prepare gefilte fish.

Bring soup to simmer, cover soup

Prepare pickled salmon.

Roast eggplant according to recipe directions and set aside.

Make potato kugel.

Make deli roll pockets.

Make apple cobbler.

Place asparagus in oven.

Prepare salad dressings.

Make napoleon.

Mix eggplant salad.

Make cauliflower salad.

Place all cholent ingredients in crock pot according to recipe directions.

....Hand's up, you did it and there is still time for a shower.

As seen in the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine (Bitayavon – Winter 2011) – Subscribe Now