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Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz Family

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Potato Knishes

This recipe was adapted from one by radio personality Arthur Schwartz, and I'll go to my grave believing that if my daughter-in-law Shell...

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Grandma Estelle’s Shepard’s Pie

I had to ask. “Joyce, why do you jab the meat pie with a fork before baking?” “I don’t know,” she answered. “My mother told me to do it. ...

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Not-Your-Store-Bought Potato Blintzes

Why limit rich, oniony potato knish filling to knishes? For some reason the first blintz never comes out right, so don’t get discouraged....

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Chicken Soup

Open letter to my cousins: Many of you claimed that your mother's chicken soup is the best. My mother’s made the final cut for two reason...

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Matzoh Balls

The world is divided into those who love floaters and those who love sinkers. While the delicate floaters are favored by matzoh ball mave...

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Easy Brisket for Every Holiday

Cousin Neil heads up a harem: He and his wife, Abbe, have three daughters—Amanda, Colby, and Taylor. Even the two Maltese are females. Ye...

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Kasha (with or without the Varnishkes)

Say “kasha” and you get a smile. This Jewish staple–buckwheat groats (a health food really, it’s so packed with vitamins and nourishment)...

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Gribenes

Mama Hinda rendered her own schmaltz (chicken fat) to use in cooking. The by-product, gribenes (skin cracklings), was the Pringles of her...

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Marilyn Greenberg’s Easy “Unstuffed” Cabbage

Here meatballs and chopped cabbage recall the classic with much less of the actual work. Aunt Irene’s version produces a gravy-like sauce...

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Potato Latkes

I have noticed through the years that there is a tendency among latke illuminati to view with disdain those who blend. “Oh, no,” they tsk...

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Cherry Chili Chicken with Dipping Sauce

For some it’s a rabbit’s foot. For others it’s a lucky penny. For me it’s Cherry Chili Chicken. My lucky recipe was Aunt Hilda’s specialt...

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Carol Cohen’s Luscious Noodle Kugel

These days my mother’s signature kugei is one she got from her friend Carol Cohen, the lovely wife of our cantor (both, alas, no longer w...

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Mama Hinda’s Challah

No food reminds me more of Mama than her challah, and no Jewish food is more wrought with symbolism. The poppy seeds recall the manna tha...

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Cheese Blintzes

Delicious year-round, cheese blintzes are traditionally served on Shavuot, the holiday that commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mount...

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