Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

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…

Jewish High Holidays Are Around the Corner

The Jewish holidays are coming very early this year so most of the ingredients for these dishes can be found at farmers markets that offer honey, cheeses, and of course fresh produce. The recipes are from SPICE: Flavors of 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…

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…