Green and White Bean Salad

Green and White Bean Salad

Green and White Bean Salad

This salad is great to make if you know you will have a busy week. It is so easy to pull together and if you add some cooked chicken, salmon or tuna, you’ll have a hearty lunch time meal! It will keep a few days in the fridge and is great as a cold side dish when it’s hot outside. You can also vary the ingredients by adding things that you like: tomatoes, leftover corn from corn on the cob, the possibilities are endless! This is a real “no patchke, no fuss” salad.  Any leftover dressing can be used on another salad during the week. Read on for the Recipe


Colorful Rice Salad


Colorful Rice Salad

Colorful Rice Salad

Just in time for the 4th of July, here is an easy, delicious and beautiful salad that you can bring to a BBQ, celebration or just have it anytime during the summer. It has a very delicate flavor and everyone will want the recipe. It is based on one that I found in an old Hadassah cookbook from Rochester New York submitted by H. Stoler.  The Recipe

In A Hurry Squash Carrot Soup

In A Hurry Squash Carrot Soup

Here is a very easy soup, perfect for a fall day. You can put this together in a flash, it is low in calories, and can be made pareve (neutral for meat or milk dishes). The real time saver here is using pre-peeled and pre-cut butternut squash. I always keep a few cans of Kosher chicken consume on hand. It’s delicious and perfectly seasoned. Feel free to use a vegetable broth or a different kind of chicken stock. The Recipe

Suggestions for the “Break Fast” Meal

After the twenty-four hour fast of Yom Kippur, it is customary to eat a dairy meal. Here are some of my favorite dishes for this special meal. You can find all the recipes on this website. Wishing all of you an easy fast and may all of you be written in the Book of Life”, “G’mar Chatimah Tovah”!  The List

Ruthie’s Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

Ruthie's Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

Ruthie’s Green Bean, Tomato and Olive Salad

My friend, Ruthie, who is Israeli, gave me this recipe. It is easy, delicious and adds a pop of color to any table. I will be serving this at at my Rosh Hashanah dinner this year. It’s a perfect lighter salad paired with brisket and chicken. Enjoy! The Recipe

Tomato Mozzarella Avocado Toss

Tomato Mozzarella Avocado Toss

Tomato Mozzarella Avocado Toss

What an easy summertime salad! You can make this in five minutes or less and it’s so refreshing. This is also delicious served at a brunch gathering. It contains dairy so bear in mind if keeping Kosher.
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Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad


Lemon Caper Quinoa   Salad

Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad

Jewish cooking today reflects the times we live in. People want a  healthier lifestyle so it’s easier to find dishes that are lighter which incorporate more vegetables. Here is an example of a light and easy salad that will be a favorite for get togethers and for a lunch option during the week. It is versatile so you can get creative with the different veggies that you use. Perfect for all year round.  Read on for the Recipe