Kaufman’s Kitchen

Passover Food Done Right

Here I share my favorites from best-selling author Tina Wasserman’s latest book, “Entrée to Judaism: A Culinary Exploration of the Jewish Diaspora,” and the newly released “Entrée to Judaism for Families: Cooking and Kitchen Conversations with Children.” Wasserman hosts www.cookingandmore.com…

Comfort Foods for March

March means the beginning of spring in some parts of the world, but it is still winter in other areas. While the March winds are still blowing, enjoy these comfort foods. Then, as spring begins, enjoy the refreshing flavor of…

Cookie Time

I love cookies. I try and keep all different kinds in my freezer for company, but usually I just eat them myself. August Alfajores (Spanish Sandwich Cookies) This recipe is from my friend Linda Sendowski (www.theglobaljewishkitchen.com). The word alfajor stems from the…

Summer Eats

Asparagus Fettucini with Asparagus Lemon Cream Sauce From Making Artisan Pasta: How to Make a World of Handmade Noodles, Stuffed Pasta, Dumplings, and More by Aliza Green. This recipe is a delight to prepare. The recipes in this book will…

Party Time

The year is filled with occasions to entertain and, as the weather in the Metropolitan area gets nicer, I have found I do more and more of it, especially eating outside. For me, that means serving new and interesting dishes or…

Great Dishes to Welcome Spring

Lobio Pkhali This recipe (a cross between a salad and a relish) is from one of Gil Marks’ books, Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes From Jewish Communities Around the World (Wiley). This book showcases an authentic…

Spring Recipes

It’s never too early to start planning your menus for Passover and Easter. Here are some recipes from new books that will add easy, delicious dishes to your holiday table. Artichoke and Lemon Spread Another delight from Carol Dearth, well…

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…