Chopped Herring

I am not going to try to give you a history of chopped herring, when one has already been written quite well. Please jump over to MyJewishLearning.com to read all about this interesting food. Chopped Herring 1 lb jar filet herrings – wash thoroughly. Grind coarsely. Add 1 gib onion, 1/2 apple, 4 hard cooked … Continue reading

Sweet & Sour Meat Balls

I hope everyone had a great Easter! We spent it out of town with just my little family & it was perfect. I didn’t add any posts last week, and I’m struggling this week. WordPress – which hosts my sites – has made some changes, which I have been resisting for a long time, but … Continue reading

Passover Kugel

Here’s another Passover dish called Kugel. According to Wikipedia, kugel was traditionally a savory pudding made from egg noodles or potatoes. At some point, different regional tastes created sweet kugel with the addition of sugar and cinnamon. This particular one calls for fruits and nuts. The name comes from the early shape which was a … Continue reading

Passover Mondel Bread

Alternately spelled “mandel,” this recipe is for a traditional cookie also called Mandelbrot. Mandel bread is a Jewish baked good similar to biscotti in its crunchy consistency. They were popular with Askenazi Jews and rabbis in Eastern Europe due to it being durable and long lasting. There are variations including cinnamon, chocolate chips and nuts. … Continue reading

Spinach Bacon Mushroom Salad

Isn’t interesting how certain flavors go together, but on their face you might not think they would? Spinach, bacon and mushrooms might not sound like something you want to put together, but I bet this is delicious. I’d probably add some feta cheese and you could also throw in some sliced grape tomatoes, if you … Continue reading