Category jewish

sweet kugel

Sweet Kugel

1/4 pound melted butter
1/2 pound fine noodles, cooked and drained
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cottage cheese
2 cups milk
1/2 cup raisins
Cinnamon and sugar for topping

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Melt butter in an 11 x 9-inch baking pan. Put drained noodles in pan with melted butter. Stir until butter is absorbed.

Blend milk, cheese, sugar and vanilla...

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scalloped matzos

Scalloped Matzos (Milchig)

This makes an excellent luncheon dish.

4 eggs
6 matzos
1 pound cottage cheese
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 tablespoon granulated sugar (optional)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1/4 cup raisins (optional)

Beat 2 of the eggs until light, then break matzos into quarters which can be dipped into the eggs...

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hebrew cookies

Hebrew Cookies

1 pound butter
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup whiskey
1 quart pecans (4 cups)
1 quart all-purpose flour (4 cups)
8 ounces confectioners? sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon

Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten eggs. Add whiskey very slowly, stirring constantly. Add pecans and flour. This makes a very soft dough. Roll out on a floured board, keeping dough as soft as possible...

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schmaltz

Schmaltz

1 pound fatty skin and chicken fat (from 3 pound chicken)
2 cup onions, peeled and chopped
1 potato, chopped and peeled

Cut fatty skin and yellow pieces of fat into small bits. Place in heavy pot; cover with cold water. Cook, uncovered, until almost all water has evaporated.

Lower heat; add onion and potato...

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sarmi

Sarmi

This is a favorite dish among Jews from Armenia, the Near East and Turkey.

8 grape leaves
Boiling water
4 large onions, diced
Vegetable shortening or vegetable oil
1 cup rice
1/3 cup chopped seedless raisins
Salt, to taste
Parsley

Wash grape leaves and cover with boiling water until the leaves are wilted. Drain well. Fry onions in shortening or vegetable oil until light brown and transparent...

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