Our cousin from Minneapolis, who regularly hosts Shabbos meals for large crowds, has become reliant on this Adaptable Shabbat Torte lately. Meryll claims that once you get the hang of the cake, you can make it on autopilot in less than 10 minutes (if you' ...

Marinated Pargiot

Whenever boneless chicken thighs (called Pargiot in Hebrew) go on sale, we buy, marinate and grill or cook them. Boneless chicken thighs are a tender, moist cut of chicken, and this marinade packs the meat with great flavor. We especially enjoy pargiot du ...

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.

Did you know that your child can prepare cholent for the Sabbath dinner? This No-Fail Cholent recipe comes from Miriam Zakon's wonderful <i>The Kids Kosher Cookbook: Do-It-Yourself Recipes Your Kids Will Love to Cook</i>. Think how proud your child will f ...

This recipe cooks the chicken and the rice together in the same pot. The rice is delicious as it absorbs the juices from the chicken. Make sure that the chicken is sealed tightly when cooking so that the steam stays in the pot and keeps the chicken mois ...

Life is full of coincidences. I had been thinking that I need to find a more interesting way to make my Shabbos Chicken Soup because, even though my kids never get tired of it, my wife and I feel we need a change every so often. Then on Israeli television ...

This simple and delicious roast chicken has become a regular feature on our Friday night Shabbos dinner table. You can vary it by using different vegetables each week. And you can use whole or pre-cut pieces of chicken, depending on what is on sale at the ...

This is a really easy, versatile soup that can be served hot or cold. I usually serve this cold for starters for a Shabbat lunch. I don't think I have ever served this soup and not been asked for the recipe!

Cholent is the quintessential Jewish food. Jewish law prohits lighting a fire and cooking on the Sabbath. So how can an observant Jewish family eat a hot, nourishing meal on the Sabbath? Cholent, a slow-cooked, bean-barley stew, has been the answer for ce ...

Vegetarian Bean Cholent

I shocked my cholent-hating family with this one. A friend told me the Parve Bean Cholent in the Lubavitch Women's Cookbook Spice and Spirit was fantastic. I tried it, but I changed some of the ingredients and cooked the stew in a crock pot. Everyone aske ...