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Esrog Jelly

Some of you wrote me asking how to use your esrogim to make esrog jelly. I have to admit that I only tried it once in my life and was not terribly successful at it so I haven’t done it again. This recipe is from Hamodia Newspaper (Oct. 30th, 2014 issue), there is an entire…

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Crunchy Pumpkin Pie

Crunchy Pumpkin Pie This is the only part of the recipe that has margarine; but since it’s not a major part of the pie and it’s really only to hold it together, I kept it in. You can either use the recipe for pie crust that I’m going to write here, or one frozen pie…

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Pumpkin Muffins

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Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients 4 eggs, separated 3 cups finely ground whole wheat flour 1 cup regular whole wheat flour or more of the finely ground 1 tsp baking powder 3 tsp baking soda 2 cups light brown sugar OR white sugar ½-1 tsp nutmeg 1 & ½ tsp cinnamon 1 cup finely chopped walnuts (when…

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Spinach Noodle Kugel

Spinach Noodle Kugel Ingredients This makes enough for a 9×13 pan. 1 bag (400 grams) of wide noodles, white or whole wheat 4 eggs, or 5 egg whites 3 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 1 large onion, diced ½ bag of Bodek frozen spinach, defrosted and drained (about 400 grams of spinach total) 1/3 cup…

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Spinach Kugelettes

Spinach Kugelettes Ingredients 3 cups finely ground whole wheat flour OR a mix of different flours ¼ cup white sugar or light brown ¾ cup olive or canola oil 3 eggs 1 cup almond milk 1 Tbls baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 & ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp. pepper, optional 10 oz (315…

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Pumpkin Lentil Soup

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Pumpkin Lentil Soup Serves: 8-10 Large 12-14 quart pot with lid Ingredients 1-2 Tbls olive oil 2 onions, finely diced 2 medium zucchinis, unpeeled, washed well, and chunked 1 lb (½ kilo) fresh pumpkin (only! It won’t work with canned), peeled and cubed 1 large white potato, cubed 1 cup dried red lentils (they appear…

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Meat ‘n Barley Soup

Barley soup

Meat ‘n Barley Soup This is a great soup, that even my kids like, and it’s almost a full meal unto itself. The smell it emits while simmering is out of this world and will fill your home with the inviting aromas of a really good meal on its way. I especially enjoy this soup…

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Secret Italian Crispy Chicken

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Secret Italian Crispy Chicken This recipe makes enough for two whole chickens, cut into quarters or eighths. If you want to do only one chicken at a time, just use less marinade. Ingredients Crispy Chicken 2 chickens, skinned, cleaned and cut into the size pieces you prefer 1 cup Italian dressing (recipe to follow) 1…

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Sweet Zucchini Bread

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Sweet Zucchini Bread This recipe makes two standard loaf pans’ worth, or three small ones. It’s blessing is mezonos, even though it is called a ‘bread’. It’s really more like a cake consistency. This “bread” has no yeast and is more the consistency of cake. Ingredients 3 eggs 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup canola…

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Peanut Butter Crunch Ice Cream

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Peanut Butter Crunch Ice Cream Ingredients Crunch 300 grams OR 10 oz. semi-sweet chocolate ½ cup peanut butter Melt these two items together. While it is still warm, stir in 1 and 1/2 cups cornflakes or rice krispies. Mix this well. Ice Cream Base 6 eggs, separated 1 cup sugar 2 packets of vanilla sugar…

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