Starters & Sides

Eastern European, Snacks

Schmaltz

My first memory of Schmaltz is of Annie Mae stirring the fat and skin on top of the stove and then pouring it into a jar to keep for my Great Uncle Bob.He came for dinner every Friday night and exclaimed:” Gloria, bring me some Schmaltz.”. I would scamper off […]

Israeli Salad
Featured, Israeli, Salad

Israeli Salad

This colorful, light salad that is seen in Israel on every breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, has become so well known the world over; that is is simply called Israeli Salad. This salad goes with everything. From adding it to Falafel  to spreading it over Schnitzel, Israeli Salad adds color […]

American, Snacks, Vegetarian

Puff Pastry Straws

You can make these Puff Pastry Straws out of store bought puff pastry made with butter or the non-dairy variety made with margarine. I usually make them non-dairy so that I can serve them with a meat meal. It doesn’t get easier than slightly rolling out the defrosted pastry, sprinkling […]