Caponata

Caponata, a southern Italian stew consisting primarily of eggplant and bell peppers, makes a wonderful kosher parve appetizer. Serve this versatile vegetable concoction at room temperature with toasted bread or crackers, on a bed of lettuce, or in a scoop ...

I was served this Deli Roll for a Shabbat appetizer at a friend's house, and I immediately knew the recipe was destined for this Kosher Food site. Everyone, including the kids, loved the look and taste of this easy to prepare first course.

Looking for something new to pack for lunch? Are your kids tired of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? My children love pita bread stuffed with fried eggplant and techina. While I avoid frying whenever possible, I am willing to fry eggplant slices so I c ...

This Cooked Olive Salad is often set out on the table as a first course appetizer next to the humus, matboucha, eggplant salad, tomato-cucumber salad and breads at parties in Israel. This delicious olive-tomato dish is easy to prepare. Just boil the olive ...

Kohlrabi, which tastes a bit like a mild, sweet broccoli stem, is popular in Israel in soups and salads. While kohlrabi is delicious just sliced and seasoned with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper, this recipe softens it up by salting it for f ...

Kosher Pigs in a Blanket are called Moshe B'Tayva, which means Moses in the Ark, in Israel. Simply roll pastry puff dough around kosher hotdogs and bake. The recipe is so easy that children can make these hotdog roll-ups all by themselves.

How can you make a Reuben sandwich both kosher and a Shabbat appetizer? Simply remove the dairy ingredients such as the cheese and roll the corn beef and sauerkraut in puff pastry dough. The result is a festive deli roll that your family and guests will l ...

Matboucha, a traditional Moroccan dish, is so popular in Israel that it can be found right next to the Hummus on Israeli grocery store shelves. Once you make it yourself, you won't want to settle for store-bought Matboucha anymore. My neighbor in Israel, ...

Mushroom Blintzes

These Mushroom Blintzes are my favorite Friday night appetizer. I make a large batch, and then store them in the freezer. When Friday night rolls around, I have delicious and festive appetizer that can be easily defrosted, heated and served.

Tapenade is a rich olive spread that originated in the Provence region of France. The classic Tapenade is a paste of black olives, capers, olive oil and spices, but today many types of Tapenade can be found. This Tapenade is my favorite because it include ...