Author: Gloria Kobrin

Thanksgiving Dinner
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Thanksgiving Dinner

I was born on Thanksgiving Day. Perhaps, that’s why it is my favorite holiday. From our first one bedroom apartment to the larger family apartment we live in now, Thanksgiving Dinner has always been in our house. Every year, my husband makes his famous cornucopia as a centerpiece and sets […]

How to Roast a Pumpkin
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How to Roast a Pumpkin

Roasting your own pumpkin is so easy and so satisfying. The best pumpkins to roast are Sugar Pumpkins. They have a sweet and mellow flavor that is perfect for pies. Yes, you can use canned pumpkin for pumpkin recipes; but where’s the fun in that?

Tuna Noodle Casserole
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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole was very popular when I was a newlywed- 50 years ago. Over the years, I stopped making it. That being said, there is nothing like a creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole to warm your tummy and comfort you on a snowy Winter’s night. Years ago, I used canned […]

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Stringbean Casserole

For years, I’ve heard people talk about eating a Stringbean Casserole. I have to admit that before I made one, I had never eaten it. Tuna casserole, yes- stringbean casserole, no. Enter Rebecca Grafstein and KosherKart and suddenly, I had frozen cut stringbeans, Imagine Portobello Mushroom Soup and French’s fried […]

Easy Pumpkin Pie- Freezer Friendly
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Easy Pumpkin Pie- Freezer Friendly

When I grew up, we ate lots of food from cans. Maybe that’s why I’ve always had a thing about not using canned puréed pumpkin to make pie. As you can see from my other Pumpkin Pie recipes: https://kosherbygloria.com/pumpkin-pie-2/ and https://kosherbygloria.com/pumpkin-chiffon-pie/, my daughter’s personal favorite, I always roast and purée […]

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Classic Cranberry Sauce

Did you know that frozen cranberries make just as good Cranberry Sauce as fresh cranberries off the vine? Well, they do- and it’s so much easier. You don’t even have to defrost the berries! I admit I grew up eating jellied cranberry sauce from the can- and I loved it! […]

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Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

I grew up eating this wonderful Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows. Over the years, I added canned fruit. cognac and chopped nuts to the recipe. Somehow, this year, I seem to be turning back more to the old recipes. There was nothing wrong with them. Prep time: 20 minutes after […]