Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

Fare for Fall

It’s officially fall, and time to think about alternate dishes for holiday feasts and family meals. Of course for me, it’s great chicken dishes.  Here are two favorites. Famous American Cafe Chicken Salad Judy was a chef at the famous American…

Recipes for the Jewish High Holidays and Beyond

The Jewish High Holidays are upon us, and I have found a new cookbook that will fit any need for any holiday: “The Silver Platter: Simple to Spectacular Wholesome, Family-Friendly Recipes” by Norene Gilletz and Daniella Silver (ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications). “The Silver Platter”…

Looking Forward to Fall

As usual, summer is over and I never had time to enjoy it.  But here are some new books and international recipes to take you into the fall season. Chicken With Thai Basil Kai Pat Horapa Two of my friends and fellow…

End-of-Summer Delights

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over. I have not had time to enjoy it, except for trying these new recipes—winners all. Strawberry Cake Since you can get strawberries almost all year-round now, there is no excuse not to make,…

Treats for the Heat

Cream of Blue Crab and Wild Mushroom Bisque Fortunate culinarians have a source from which to gather wild mushrooms. If you are not one of these lucky few, there is always the supermarket.  When wild mushrooms are unavailable, dried ones reconstituted…

Allergy Time Calls for Comfort Foods

“M” in May must also stand for miserable, which is how I feel. While I and most of  my friends are suffering from running noses, allergies, bronchitis, horrible coughs, and just plain feeling miserable, we want relief and to feel good.  I turn…

Spring Is Finally Here

While Easter and Passover are early this year, these recipes will enhance any meal on any occasion. Greek-style Shrimp Over the past 30 years, Kerry Dunnington has been a food columnist, caterer, recipe developer, and award-winning cookbook author. Her passion…

Recipes from the Middle East

“Persiana: Recipes from the Middle East & beyond” by Sabrina Ghayour (Interlink Books) celebrates the food and flavors from the regions near the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea.  There are over 100 well-known and loved recipes for modern cooks,…

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Recently I got to experience Taiwanese food for the first time, and it was amazing.  Since I like learning about the history of a food, I wanted to know all I could about the cooking of Taiwan. Taiwan is an island…