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Richard Simmons' Beet Bowl Salad

Richard Simmons’ Beet Bowl Salad

An interview with Richard Simmons and his healthy, creative recipe for Beet Bowl Salad. Easy vegan modification. Read More

Tori Avey and Duff Goldman

Duff Goldman, Duff’s Cakemix, and Beef Barley Soup

Interview with Duff Goldman about his culinary journey, family food history, Charm City Cakes West, Duff’s Cakemix, and his family recipe for Beef and Barley Soup. Read More

Erika's Unorthodox Rugelach

Erika’s “Unorthodox” Rugelach

A family recipe from Erika Kerekes of In Erika’s Kitchen. A unique twist on rugelach. Pareve, dairy free dough. Cinnamon raisin filling. Kosher. Read More

Lokshen mit Kaese - Jewish Noodles and Cheese

Jason Alexander, A New Musical, & Lokshen mit Kaese

Interview with Jason Alexander on his new show, “When You’re in Love the Whole World is Jewish,” and recipe for Lokshen mit Kaese – Noodles & Cheese Read More

Tilly's Pastelles - Sephardic Meat Hand Pies

Tilly’s Pastelles

A Sephardic recipe from Greg Henry’s new cookbook, Savory Pies – Meat hand pies with egg, parsley, and herbs sprinkled with sesame seeds. Kosher Read More

Claudia Roden's Saffron Rice

Claudia Roden’s Riz au Saffran – Saffron Rice

Interview with culinary anthropologist and cookbook author Claudia Roden, and her recipe for Riz au Saffran – Saffron Rice with Raisins & Almonds Read More

Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Norene Gilletz’s Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

An Interview with Norene Gilletz, author of The Food Processor Bible, and her recipe for Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup. Vegan, Gluten Free, Pareve Read More

Gil Marks' Keftes de Prassa

Gil Marks’ Keftes de Prassa – Sephardic Leek Patties

An interview with Gil Marks, author of The Encyclodedia of Jewish Food, & his recipe for Sephardic Leek Patties. Kosher, Rosh Hashanah Read More

Joan Nathan's Honey Orange Chicken

Joan Nathan’s Honey Orange Chicken

Joan Nathan shares her holiday cooking traditions & how she became a cookbook author. Includes her Rosh Hashanah recipe for Honey Orange Chicken. Read More

Mary's Passover Mandel Bread

Mary Goldberg’s Passover Mandel Bread

Learn to make Passover Mandel Bread from the recipe of a 104 year-old Jewish woman named Mary Goldberg. Kosher for Pesach, Pareve. Read More

Tiramisu Close

Michael Berkowits’ Tiramisu

Read the story of a Holocaust survivor and learn his favorite recipe for tiramisu. Kosher, Dairy or Pareve. Read More

Hungarian Beef Goulash

Marha Pörkölt – Hungarian Beef Paprika Stew

Learn to make traditional Jewish Hungarian Beef Stew with paprika, green bell peppers and tomato. Goulash, one pot meal, kosher, meat Read More

Potato Bhajee Close

Potato Bhajee

Vintage kosher Jewish Indian recipe for Potato Bhajee from a 1922 cookbook called the Jewish Cookery Book. Pareve. Read More


A Vintage Jewish Cookbook from Calcutta, India

The Shiksa in the Kitchen explores the history of Jews in India, and a kosher vintage Jewish cookbook published in Calcutta in 1922. Read More

Kourabiedes - Greek Butter Cookies

Kourabiedes – Greek Butter Cookies

This authentic recipe for Rena Carasso’s Kourabiedes, aka Greek Butter Cookies, appears in the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook. Kosher, Dairy. Read More

Gefilte Fish

The Levin Family—Polish Ashkenazi Food and Traditions (Part 2)

The Shiksa in the Kitchen explores Jewish food history in an old family memoir belonging to an Ashkenazi family from the Pinsk region of Poland. Read More

The Levin Family in 1945 - back (left to right): Zalman, Yaffa, Aizik, Sara, Bella, Yankalla, Dov; front: Tzvi, Arieh, Safta Esther Malca holding Shlomo, Sabba Yitzhak

Uncle Dov’s Memoir: Polish Ashkenazi Food and Traditions (Part 1)

The Shiksa in the Kitchen explores Jewish food history in an old family memoir belonging to an Ashkenazi family from the Pinsk region of Poland. Read More