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Miri  Rotkovitz

Updated Articles and Resources

By Miri Rotkovitz

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Israeli Couscous with Cherries and Pine Nuts (Pareve) Created: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      A recipe for Israeli Couscous with Cherries and Pine Nuts, flavored with scallions, fresh mint, and a balsamic vinaigrette.
    • Fresh Strawberry Cake (Pareve) Created: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      An all-natural, kosher, dairy-free recipe for Fresh Strawberry Cake, made with pureed ripe strawberries.
    • Smoky Citrus Marinade Created: Wednesday, July 02, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014
      An easy kosher recipe for Smoky Citrus Marinade made with smoked paprika, lemon, garlic and mint that works well for a variety of grilled foods
    • Kosher-For-Passover Matzo (Parve, Passover) Created: Monday, March 27, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      Every year Jews worldwide celebrate Passover by reliving the story of the Exodus from Egypt as if they themselves are going from slavery to freedom. The Israelite slaves fled Egypt in haste and had...
    • Roasted Asparagus (Parve) Created: Friday, February 03, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      Roasted Asparagus is the perfect side dish for any Sabbath or Jewish holiday meal. It is easy to make, and the color and taste complement meat main dishes.
    • Purim: Menu and Recipes Created: Monday, February 19, 2007 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      Read a succinct explanation of the Jewish festival of Purim. Get a traditional Purim menu and recipes." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, February 15, 2006 Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014
      Israeli salad, finely diced tomatoes, cucumbers, and bell peppers topped with olive oil, lemon juice and salt, is light, healthy and fresh tasting.
    • Why Do People Really Keep Kosher, Anyway? Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      An explanation of 10 major reasons -- from religious, to sociological, to practical -- that people keep kosher.
    • Basic Potato Kugel (Parve) Created: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Moist on the inside and crispy on the outside, this dish is a staple of Eastern European Jewish cooking. There are many versions; this is my favorite.
    • How should I set the table for Passover Seder? Created: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      How should I set the table for Passover Seder?
    • Hanukkah: Menu and Recipes Created: Thursday, November 30, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Read a succinct explanation of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. Get a traditional Hanukkah meat menu, a traditional Hanukkah dairy menu, and favorite Hanukkah recipes." ite#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ...
    • Sweet Ginger Tofu Created: Monday, June 30, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      A simple kosher, vegetarian recipe for Sweet Ginger Tofu, made with tamari, toasted sesame oil, and pure maple syrup.
    • Colorful Cauliflower (Parve, Passover) Created: Friday, March 31, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      My neighbor served this Colorful Cauliflower dish on Friday night, and it has become a staple on my Sabbath table ever since. I added a bit more onion and garlic powder to the recipe.
    • Tuna - Terrific or Terrible? Created: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What is healthy about tuna? What is unhealthy about tuna? Which tuna is best to eat? How much tuna is safe to eat? The EPA provides guidelines for the safe amount of tuna to eat.
    • Breaded Baked Boneless Chicken Breasts Created: Sunday, November 15, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      For families with hungry, growing children, these Breaded Baked Boneless Chicken Breasts are the answer to your prayers. These are an economical, healthier and tastier main dish for your kids than ...
    • How To Prepare Passover Seder Plate Created: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Learn how to prepare the Passover Seder plate. These step-by-step instructions on how to make Pesach Seder plates are designed to help you prepare for this special Jewish holiday meal celebrating t...
    • What is Mehadrin? Created: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Mehadrin refers to the most stringent level of kosher supervision.
    • How To Make Challah Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Making challah is not as difficult as its final braided shape makes it appear to be. And any effort that is invested in making challah is well worth the result! The smell and taste of freshly baked...
    • What is Parve? Created: Thursday, March 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Parve is a Hebrew term (pareve is the Yiddish term) that describes food without any meat or dairy ingredients. Jewish dietary laws considers pareve food to be neutral; Pareve food can be eaten with...
    • What is Treif? Created: Sunday, February 12, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Non-kosher food, food not in accord with Jewish dietary laws, is called treif.
    • Grilled Hawaiian Ribeye Steaks (Meat) Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A kosher recipe for tender, juicy Hawaiian Ribeye Steaks, made with pineapple juice, ginger, garlic, and tamari soy sauce.
    • Dijon Potato Salad (Pareve) Created: Sunday, June 15, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A recipe for mayo-free new potato salad with a simple Dijon mustard vinaigrette and fresh herbs.
    • Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine with Couscous (Pareve) Created: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A kosher, vegan recipe for Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Tagine with whole wheat couscous.
    • Toasted Cheddar, Peach, and Basil Sandwiches Created: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A recipe for Toasted Cheddar, Peach, and Basil Sandwiches
    • Passover Seder Created: Thursday, March 30, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Each Passover, the story of the Israelites' Exodus from Egypt is told at a special feast called the Passover Seder. Seder is the Hebrew word for order. This festive meal is conducted in an orderly ...
    • Yom Kippur: Break Fast Meal Created: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      At the end of Yom Kippur, Jews traditionally share a joyful Break Fast meal with family and friends. The Yom Kippur Break Fast is generally a festive breakfast menu consisting of foods such as eggs...
    • Shavuot Menus and Recipes Created: Sunday, May 28, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Shavuot, the Feast of the Weeks, is the Jewish holiday celebrating the harvest season in Israel and the anniversary of the giving of the Ten Commandments to the Israelites at Mount Sinai. Find a tr...
    • How to Fast Created: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Learn how to fast. Tisha B'Av and Yom Kippur are two of the most commonly observed fast days in Judaism. There are several ways to prepare oneself physically for fasting.
    • Israeli Breakfast Created: Monday, April 24, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      To avoid the hot sun, Israel’s pioneer farmers would work in the early morning. After the day heated up and their appetites were large, they would break for a hearty meal of bread, olives, ch...
    • About Jewish Sabbath Dinners Created: Friday, February 03, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Friday night dinner is the time when my family transitions from our busy and often stressful daily life to a more spiritual time. We set the Sabbath table with a white tablecloth and our best dishe...
    • Top 10 Kugel Recipes Created: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Kugels have been a staple of Jewish cooking for centuries. Kugel, which means
    • Top 10 Kosher Soup Recipes Created: Thursday, February 02, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Chicken soup is. Kosher Food.

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