HamenTashen

This one had me turning to the internet to find out exactly what a Hamentashen is. As it turns out, these are a traditional Jewish cookie, most commonly associated with Purim. Purim is a holiday to celebrate the deliverance of Jews in the 4th century from a death sentence, and is related to the villain … 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

Potato Kugelettes

This old newspaper clipping for a dish called Potato Kugelettes is a smaller portion than the last kugel recipe, and also utilizes a muffin tin to make mini kugel – maybe individual portions would be nice for a dinner party? They sound delicious! Potato Kugelettes 2 cups potatoes, grated and drained 2 eggs 1 onion … Continue reading

Potato Kugel

Proceeding with another Jewish recipe, today we have Potato Kugel. This kugel appears to be a savory casserole type, rather than the more sweet kugel posted a few days ago. Potato Kugel – 350 1 hour Process in food processor: 4 medium potatoes 1-2 carrots 2 stalks celery 1 onion Line colander with cheese cloth, … Continue reading

Passover Prune Compote Cake

Prunes really have a bad reputation, but the really are a nice fruit in the plum family. They just happen to be associated with…regularity. They are a blue-black in color, and most people find them dried or stewed. You used to be able to find them fresh, although I think the demand has dropped off … Continue reading