Category jewish

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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grated potato kugel

Grated Potato Kugel

6 medium potatoes
1 onion
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
About 3/4 cup flour
Dash of white pepper (optional)
4 tablespoons vegetable shortening

Grate raw pared potatoes; squeeze out excess liquid, and grate onion into the pulp. Add eggs, salt and as much flour as necessary to make a batter that will drop from a spoon. Heat shortening in baking pan and fold into batter...

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north shore chicago hadassah’s lick-your-fingers kugel

North Shore Chicago Hadassah’s Lick-Your-Fingers Kugel

For those who observe the dietary laws of kashrut, this can be made with pareve margarine instead of butter for a meat meal and can be used either as a side noodle dish or a dessert.

3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) salted butter or margarine, melted
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 cup pecans, halved
1 pound wide noodles
4 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teas...

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sabbath twists

Sabbath Twists (Challah)

3 packages active dry yeast
1 1/3 cups warm water
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon salt
3 tablespoons shortening, softened
3 eggs
5 cups all-purpose flour
1 egg yolk
Poppy seed

Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar, salt, shortening and eggs, stirring well. Gradually add flour. Knead on lightly floured board. Let rise in greased bowl until doubled in bulk.

Punch dough ...

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grated potato knaidlach

Grated Potato Knaidlach

3 large raw potatoes
1 cup cooked, mashed potatoes
2 eggs
2 tablespoons chicken fat
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper or cinnamon
1/2 cup matzo meal
1 tablespoon onion juice

Pare and grate potatoes. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible by pressing with hands. Combine remaining ingredients, mixing thoroughly. The mixture should be firm enough to form into balls...

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