Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

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…

Pumpkin Treats

Seasonal cooking becomes more fun when I try to come up with culinary treats to honor the holidays. As we head into the fall and winter holidays, add these delicious, decadent and unique recipes to your repertoire. PUMPKIN PATCH SHAKE…

Chili Out

Summer will be over soon and the kids will be back in school, so let’s eat out while we can. I recently met Spike at a charity affair and was very impressed by him, his food and his book. The…