Author: Sheilah Kaufman

A New Start for a New Year

The year is filled with occasions to entertain, whether it’s a Sunday football lunch, summer cocktail party or intimate holiday feast. But now, it’s cold! I need comforting and comfort foods as I wait for dpring and warmer days. It is…

Holiday Time Is Upon Us

No sooner are you recovering from Thanksgiving, then it is time to start planning and cooking for Chanukah and Christmas! As you know, I love things that can be made ahead and frozen, especially before holidays. Here are some great cookies…

It Can’t Be Fall Already!

Fall is a good time to purchase fresh vegetables and get ready for Halloween. Here are two recipes that will wow family and friend and are sure to additional comfort foods for the family. ZUCCHINI FRITTERS This recipe is from…

Enjoying the End of Summer

CARROTS WITH CARAWAY SOUR CREAM This will help you discover the earthy flavor and natural sweetness of carrots, turning them into something spectacular! From The Newlywed Cookbook by Sarah Copeland (Chronicle Books). Sarah believes that “fresh food, prepared with love, is…

Summer’s Bounty: Make Now, Eat Later

An abundance of fruits and vegetables are available everywhere you turn. Hope you are supporting your local farmers’ markets and fruit stands. Lots of recipes can be made and frozen, canned or jarred. SIMPLE MARINATED PEPPERS This is an easy…

It’s July: Recipes for Fun, Family and Friends

Root Beer Funnel Cakes Judith discovered this unique recipe in a diner in Hayes, Kansas, and made her own version of this recipe. From: Heartland The Cookbook by Judith Fertig (Andrews McMeel), which celebrates the bounty of the Midwest. Root…

Summer Entertaining

So many things to celebrate in June and July, so many reasons to entertain or BBQ. You really don’t need any special reason to make these divine dishes. EGGPLANT WITH TOMATOES From Kay Karim’s The Iraqi Family Cookbook [Paperback] (Hippocrene…

Soups from the Garden and Farmers’ Markets

ROASTED GARLIC ZUCCHINI SOUP For garlic lovers everywhere! Prepare an extra head of roasted garlic. Its soft caramelized cloves are simply irresistible spread on bread as an accompaniment to this soup. Better yet, pop whole roasted cloves straight into the…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

Time to fire up the grill and start eating out. Sage and Roquefort Pesto This pesto is great with grilled pork chops or roasted pork, stirred in black bean soup, polenta, white beans or pasta, or added to stuffing. It…