Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

October — Harvest Month

The sun is setting earlier, our clocks change, and we have tailgate parties and Halloween to get ready for before we slide into preparations for Thanksgiving. Here are some recipes that can go anywhere from the football game to last…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

The Jewish New Year This year, the Jewish New Year is ushered in on the evening of Sept. 28, and traditionally a large New Year’s meal is served. You don’t have to be Jewish to enjoy these fabulous recipes. LEMON VERBENA…

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…

Divine Valentine’s Day Desserts

There are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day. My favorites are a fabulous meal, chocolate or ginger! HOT CHOCOLATE PUDDING CAKE Step aside all lava cakes, hot chocolate cakes and molten chocolate cakes. This magical cake will astonish with its…

New Year’s Feast

We haven’t gone out to eat on New Year’s for many years. Instead, making a gourmet feast with friends, with each couple bringing a wonderful dish and sharing the cost of the main dish, became the norm. We didn’t enjoy…

December Is Holiday Time

No matter what your faith, most of us think of December as holiday time. A time of gift giving, family, friends and feasts.  No matter how you celebrate, here are some easy, delicious dishes for the holidays. KONA-BLACKENED FILETS WITH…

Thanksgiving 2010

Another Thanks-giving. I don’t know where the year has gone — summer escaped me and now it is almost Christmas! My friends and family won’t let me use any turkey recipe but my old Sure Success Moist Turkey, but they…

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…