Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

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…

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…