KosherEye is providing both new and classic recipes for your Yom Tov table.
May your family be blessed with a sweet, peaceful, delicious
and kosher New Year 5776!
Apple-Beet Herring Appetizer
Beets with Herring and Apples
Creamy Parve Pickled Herring
Cucumber Tomato Salad
Eggplant Salad with Lemon & Olive Oil
Gefilte Fish a la Twerski
Gefilte Fish Chopped Salad
Gefilte Fish "Crab" Cakes
Geflite Fish with Italian Sauce
Kosher Chicken Liver Pate
KosherEye Faux "Crab" Louis Salad Platter
Matbucha - Tomato & Pepper Salad
Moroccan Carrot Salad
Pear and Spinach Salad
Pomegranate, Citrus and Avocado Salad
Roasted Beet Salad with Garlic Almond Dressing
Sefardi Gefilte Fish
Simanim (Good Omen)
Salad - POM Salad Dressings
Smoked Trout Salad
Smoked White Fish Stuffed Tomatoes
Three-Bean Salad with Olives
Apple Harvest Challah
Apple Raisin Cinnamon Bread
Cinnamon Buns w/Cream Cheese Glaze
Meira's Famous Challah
My New Favorite Traditional Challah
Perfect Challah, Every Time
Real Cheese Danish w/Easy Danish Dough
Rebbetzin Kanievsky's Challah
Round Challah – (with video)
Round, Frosted Pull-Apart Honey Challah
Sweet Challah by Marcy
Sweet Cinnamon Challah
Whole Wheat Honey Bread
YomTov Frosting for Challah
Amazing Apple Rutabaga Soup
Award Winning Chicken Soup
Beef and Barley Soup
Betty's Beet Borscht
Bubbies Chicken Soup
Carrot Dill Soup
Chick Pea Soup
Chicken Satay Soup
Chicken Soup w/Matzah Balls
CKCA Parve Vichyssoise Soup
Cream of Parsnip Soup
Flanken Mushroom Barley Soup
Green Matzoh Ball Soup
Heirloom Tomato and Beet Minestrone
Lemon Parsnip Soup
Nancy Gordon's Split Pea Soup
Smoked Salmon Chowder
Split Pea, Potato and Barley Soup
Manischewitz Mandarian Surprise Matzo Balls
Aliza's Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel Topping
Apple Brandy Sauce
Asparagus in Lemon Vinaigrette
Bulgar Salad with Nectarines, Parsley & Pistachios
Bulgar with Almonds and Raisins
Carrot and Sweet Potato Tzimmes
Cauliflower Curry Puree
Classic Tzimmus with Flanken
Easy Cole Slaw
Easy Corn-Bread Stuffing
Eggplant with Garlic
Fasoulia - Green Bean Sephardic Style
Jeweled Rice Pilaf
Keftes de Prassa, Leek Patties
KosherEye Corn Pudding
Moroccan Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraiche
Pumpkin Seed Gremolata
Sweet Rice with Orange and Carrots
White Bean and Heirloom Tomato Ragu
Wild Rice by Chef Shlomo
Ziggy's Kasha Varnishkes
Best Healthy Kugel
Broccoli Noodle Kugel
Crunchy Topped Noodle Kugel with Almond Crust and Winter Squash
Deluxe Noodle Kugel
Mom's Fruit Noodle Kugel
No-Noodle Apple Kugel
Simple Potato Kugel
Upside-Down Noodle Kugel
World's Best Potato Kugel
2nd Avenue Deli Brisket
Braised Beef Brisket
Braised Veal Brisket
Brined Veal Chops with Peach Fritters and Apple Brandy Sauce
Brisket with Bubbie's Seasoning
Butternut Squash Risotto
Chef Avram's Roast Turkey
Chicken Fricassee with Garlic and Red Wine Vinegar
Chicken with Apples
Chicken with Duck Sauce
Chicken with Pomegranate Sauce
Classic Beef Stroganoff
Coq au Vin
Dried Fruit Couscous with Meat & Poultry Variations
Easy Chicken with Orange Honey Sauce
Falling Off the Bone Short Ribs
Gloria's Stuffed Cabbage
Kosher Beef Bourguignon
KosherEye Marinated Turkey Chops
KosherEye “Stuffed” Turkey Chops
Mighty Good Meatballs
Pistachio Crusted Salmon
Pomegranate-Braised Lamb Shoulder with Fava Beans
Ronnie's Stuffed Cabbage
Roasted Spatchcocked Turkey with Stone Fruit Compote
Teriyaki-Glazed Chilean Sea Bass with Cauliflower Curry Puree
Short Ribs with Butter Beans
All American Apple or Peach Crumb Pie
Almond Streusel Coffee Cake
Apple and Honey Turnovers
Apple Pie Shooters
Apple Upside–Down Cake
Apples and Honey Bread Pudding w/Butterscotch Sauce
Apples and Honey Tart
Aunt Belle's Spicy Honey Cake
Aunt Goldie's Mandelbrot
Aunt Ruthy's Apple Strudel
Baker's Best Cinnamon Bubka w/Crumb Topping
Caramel Apple Cake
Black Russian Cake
Chocolate Babka Meltaway
Challah Beer Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Cinnamon–Apple Pie with Raisins & Crumb Topping
Coconut Panna Cotta with Lime Curd
Dried Fruit and Olive Oil Cake
Easier than Pie-Fig-Plum Galette
Easy-No Bake Chocolate Pomegranate Bark
Espresso Panna Cotta
Fresh Apple Cake
Fresh Family Apple Cake
German Apple Cake
Hilda's Pound Cake
Honey Cupcakes with Chocolate Honey Glaze
Honey Chocolate Tart
Honey Spice Cake
"Jewish" Apple Cake– (video)
Kolatin Chocolate and Vanilla Mousse Parfait
Kolatin Chocolate-Banana Panna Cotta
Peach or Apple Crisp
Perfect Peach Cobbler
Quick Fruit Tart
Royal Apple Cake
World's Best Apple Cake
Cooking and Baking with the Stars
Apple Guide: A very useful guide to apples that will help you make your choice of variety easier and help you gage exactly how many apples you’ll need to create your culinary masterpieces.
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Drink Remarkably! Be Remarkable!
Califia Farms premium beverages present an alternative to dairy – and a delicious one at that. We’ve all noticed that non-dairy milk alternatives seem to be proliferating on supermarket shelves. No longer are rice milk and soymilk the only non-dairy choices. There’s coconut milk and almond milk as well. And now, thanks to a reader’s recommendation, we have discovered our favorite almond milk of all. It is smooth, deeply flavored, OU kosher, parve and a ready-to-drink beverage. It can be used as a mix-in or as a cooking ingredient. You can bake or cook with it, and add it to just about anything from morning cereal to soup or hot chocolate. And, oh, one more thing, their newest product, cold brew coffee. What a convenient, delicious treat on Shabbos morning.
Califia Farms was founded in 2010 by a farmer’s co-operative based in the San Joaquin Valley and is headed by beverage visionary, CEO Greg Steltenpohl. The company is focused on creating healthy, great tasting plant-based beverages. Steltenpohl has led Califia Farms to remarkable growth, making it the fastest-growing natural beverage company in the U.S. and the leading brand in the natural products coffee drinks category. You may recognize his name, as the founder and CEO of Odwalla beverages, now owned by Coca Cola.
Califia Farms is a uniquely California company. The brand is focused on mindful nourishment, using California-grown fruits and nuts. The coffee it uses is from rainforest alliance certified farms; its bottles are recyclable. The products are gluten free, have no GMO’s, are soy-free, and have added calcium. Even the iced coffee with almondmilk has no saturated fat,and is soy-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and cholesterol-free.
We have tried these Califia Farms products and highly recommend each:
Califia Farms Almond Milk
This beverage is available in many flavors. We sampled vanilla and original.
Each variety can be exchanged measure for measure with cow’s milk for cooking or baking.
Califia Farms Coffee Creamer
Original, Pecan Caramel, Hazelnut, Vanilla
What a rich complement to hot or iced coffee; and a creamy luscious addition to mixed drinks. Along with adding the creamer to our morning coffee, we also tried the original flavor in a cocktail with Amaretto and ice. Fabulous!
Califia Farms Concentrated Cold Brew Coffee
This can be mixed with water for black coffee, mixed with almond milk or creamer, served hot, blended, shaken, or simply poured over ice. Our special treat: For Shabbos morning we mixed 1 part concentrated cold brew coffee with 1 part hot water from our water boiling urn. Tip: If you like your coffee very hot, warm the mug first by filling it with hot water; leave for 1 minute, pour out the water and follow above instructions. All Califia coffee is from rainforest alliance certified farms. This Cold Brew Coffee has 60 percent less acidity than hot brewed coffee. Excellent!
Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffee with Almond Milk in 3 flavors:
Double Espresso, Café Latte, Mocha
Pour over ice and enjoy, or add to your favorite cake or dessert substituting for other liquids. What a great pick me up in mid – afternoon on a hot summer day.
KosherEye is always delighted to find an excellent brand that just happens to be kosher certified. Thanks Califia for joining the kosher food community! Califia Farms products are found in the refrigerated section of most supermarkets across the U.S. Visit Califiafarms.com for more information.
Blending the Fruits of Summer
By Guest Columnist Diane Schnier
In addition to enjoying all the luscious fruits available in abundance this time of year, why not prepare a few simple and refreshing treats that the kids - or anyone for that matter - will love? Taking just a few minutes to make these treats yourself allows you and your family to “indulge” while avoiding various unnatural and unhealthy additives found in most store bought varieties. I use a Vitamix, but a Blendtec or a similar power blender to make these treats will work well with these recipes.
If purchasing ice pops from the grocery store, you're very likely to end up with an item that's mostly water and sweetened with high fructose corn syrup – a definite no-no for those who value their health. Why go that route, when it takes only minutes to make your own natural pops at home? It can be as simple as pouring fresh fruit juice into ice pop molds, or using various whole fruits blended with yogurt. Of course, no one will complain about a handful of high quality chocolate chips thrown into the mix! If you'd like to use a sweetener, try adding a bit of honey, pure maple syrup, or stevia. Experiment with various real food combinations that appeal to you and enjoy!
You might not believe me when I say you can make an utterly creamy, sweet and delicious ice cream using nothing but bananas and a little milk or juice. What’s even better is the fact that it can be done, literally, in one, measly minute. As long as you’ve got chopped, frozen banana chunks on hand, there’s nothing to it if you have a Vitamix, Blendtec, or another powerful blender brand. And of course, it’s easy to elaborate, making any flavor ice cream you desire by adding fruits, nuts, chocolate, whatever you’d like! This can also be made using a food processor. My favorite 1-Minute Ice Cream recipe.
Warm spring and summer mornings are a great time to enjoy a refreshing fruit smoothie. By keeping just a few staple ingredients on hand, you can make a delicious, nutrient–packed drink in a flash. Simply combine milk or juice with various seasonal fruits. Once again, there are many optional add–ins when you’re in the mood to change things up. Try a dollop of natural nut–butter or a tablespoon of hemp seeds for extra protein. Smoothies are even a great place for an egg (a-la Rocky) if you’re trying to sneak extra nutrition into a picky eater. Make note that raw eggs should only be consumed if they came from naturally raised, healthy chickens. Get to know your local farmers and make it real! One of our favorites is the Coconut Milk Smoothie. Another favorite - very simple, delicious and out of the ordinary – Cinnamon Pear Smoothie.
Additional Info that might be helpful:
Non–Dairy Milk Options: Coconut milk, Hemp milk, Almond milk, and of course any natural juice will work in these recipes as well.
My favorite Ice Pop Molds:
- Orka by Mastrad Popsicle Molds
- Tovolo Green Groovy Ice Pop Molds
- Tovolo Blue Rocket Pops
- Tovolo Star Ice Pop Molds
About the Author
Diane Schnier grew up in Long Island, NY. In 1991, she received her undergraduate degree at the University of Buffalo, a Bachelor of Science in Communication, and in 2009 was awarded a Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition with highest honors by Clayton College of Natural Health. Her interest in wellness and nutrition grew when she become a mother, and expanded when her second child was diagnosed with Autism. She delved further into nutrition research, and was able to help her daughter progress tremendously by implementing a gluten and casein free diet. Diane is a self-taught musician on piano and drums, as well as a singer/songwriter who enjoys creating music as a means to share and feel connected with the world. She has independently released three solo albums, as well as one made with her band, Before Cowboys. Visit Diane on her website, RealFoodTastesGood.com.Add a comment
The Barbecue Guru
If you were stranded on a desert island and needed to come up with just one person to help you with barbecuing and grilling, we think that there is no question as to who that would be…Grillmaster Steven Raichlen. In conjunction with our weekly Cookbook of the Week feature, we are spotlighting Steven Raichlen, award–-winning author, journalist, cooking teacher, and TV host. He is the best–selling author of 28 cookbooks including The Barbecue Bible, (4 million copies in print). He hosts the informative and entertaining TV shows Primal Grill and Barbecue University, and is considered the “go to” expert on grilling. And then there are his TV guest appearances on many national TV shows, including the Today Show, Good Morning American, CNN, Oprah, The View and more. Raichlen also created the Best of Barbecue line of grilling accessories.
Raichlen’s passion for “live fire cooking” began with his book The Barbecue Bible (Workman, 1998), which is a study of global grilling, chronicling his “4-year, 200,000-mile odyssey around the world”. In 2000, Workman published How to Grill, a step-by-step guide to live fire cooking, with more than 1000 color photographs, How to Grill won an IACP Award (International Association of Cookbook Professionals) and has more than 1.5 million copies in print. BBQ USA is Raichlen’s 780 page, 650 photograph, 425 recipe ode to regional American barbecue. His newest cookbook, Best Ribs Ever (Workman, 2012), celebrates ribs, with many tips and recipes that kosher eaters can enjoy. In all, Raichlen has won five James Beard Awards and three IACP awards, and his books have been translated into 12 languages, including French, Russian, and Japanese. Wow – Raichlen is certainly sizzling!Add a comment