Thaw out 12 egg roll wraps Prepare scrambled eggs mixture using 5 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 tsp dill powder, salt and pepper to taste Spray 12 muffin containers with olive oil spray Fill each muffin tin with wrap In each wrap add: 1 tsp canned sliced mushrooms 1 tbsp grated cheese 1 tsp diced chives
Top with scrambled egg mixture
Place in oven for ten minutes or until eggs are done.
Great for kids lunches or to take on picnics or day trips
1 banana 2oz fresh blueberries 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1/2 tsp cinnamon (or more if you like cinnamon) 1 scoop vanilla sugar Blend all ingredients in blender. Pour batter into flat tray. Dip both sides bread into batter. Fry in warm skillet with canola oil. (About 3 minutes per side). Makes four pieces of French Toast.
Serve with fresh blueberries, whipped cream or syrup
Two packets of chicken cutlets (2 cutlets per pack)
1 egg, scrambled
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
Place egg, and bread crumbs into separate bowls as shown in picture above
Cut chicken into thin slices
Pound chicken flat with meat hammer
Dip each piece, first into egg, then into bread crumbs, then set gently on plate.
Take a flat skillet with high walls, add enough canola oil to cover an inch of bottom. No more.
Important NOTE: Oil burns quickly, so this step has to be closely monitored. Fire can happen if the temperature of the oil gets too high. Constantly maintain an even temperature by lowering and raising heat. The oil should never be more than 350F as Canola catches fire at 390F. Use a meat thermometer to monitor your heat.
Place each piece of coated chicken gently into hot oil. Cook on both sides for 3 – 4 minutes each or until golden. Lay onto paper towel to absorb oil when it comes out of pan.
1 jar Manischewitz Gefilte Fish, drained of broth.
Prepare all vegetables by dicing thinly. Place Gefilte fish in sieve, and drain broth. Place vegetables into warm skillet with oil. Sauté until vegetables are tender, but not done. Add two tablespoons sugar and pepper. Add diced tomatoes and water along with Gefilte fish. Stir gently until everything is incorporated and fish is covered with tomato broth. Cover and let simmer for half an hour. Serve warm, but tastes great cold as well!
In university I used to need to work harder on some subjects and every Thursday night, I’d get together to study Engineering Static’s with a friend. This is where I learned about the amazing flavour of Ratatouille, and it’s a recipe that’s stayed with me forever.
Place oil into skillet and add minced garlic with sliced onion. Sauté until slightly golden. Add chicken bottoms in, top down. Braise until skin is slightly brown, 3-5 minutes
Turn over and do the same to bottom half. Sprinkle each thigh with sweet paprika (1 tsp per thigh). Drop potatoes into pan, keeping everything level. If food is doubled up, it won’t cook evenly. Add salt and pepper to mix. Add 2-3 cups water and cover. Turn down flame, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Take off cover and turn chicken pieces over so tops brown. Add 2 Tbsp flour, stir and simmer for extra 5 minutes until gravy forms. Cover potatoes and chicken with gravy and plate. Sprinkle with paprika before serving. This is basically more “brown food” but it’s soft and a great comfort food for those chilly fall nights.
Serves two but you can double it!
(This recipe is from the Zacharias’ Family who came from Gdańsk. I think it’s “Chicken Paprikash” in Hungarian, but I’ve always called it this and never thought twice about why until recently)
This makes a yummy kids meal. It’s also a great gluten free recipe.
1 package skinless and boneless chicken thighs (2 pounds)
Three beaten eggs
1/2 cup potato starch
1/2 bag crushed Passover potato chips
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp pepper
Dry chicken thighs and break into small pieces. Dip each piece into egg mixture and then into potato starch mixed with spices. Redip into egg mixture then dip into crushed potato chips.
Pour 1/3 cup cottonseed oil into 9” skillet and a bring to a sizzle. Turn down because oil can easily catch fire. Place 4-5 pieces of coated chicken into oil. Allow to cook for 9 minutes and then turn. and repeat. Chicken should be brown. Keep repeating until all chicken is done. You may have to raise heat and decrease as oil gets too hot. Place all pieces on paper towel to absorb grease. Serve with sweet and sour sauce.
So many people right now are making “sheet pan dinners” because they are easy and healthy. I decided to add to this with what seems to be big in Israel right now: sheet pan lunches or “מגש״” (magash meaning tray). There’s a well known cafe in Tel Aviv where everyone seems to go to that is especially known for this style. I’m not certain of whether they are kashrut certified, but their food sure looks great. I tried to copy their style at home. This is great for a healthy lunch or Shalosh Seudah or if you want to have a meal outside on these in between temperature days.
Ingredients for my sheet pan lunch:
1 can tuna salad
1/2 cp Hummus with schug
Garden Salad with Israeli Salad garnish
2 Hard boiled eggs cut in half
4 medium Pickles (one was eaten before this shot 🙈)
1/2 cucumber sliced lengthwise
1/2 medium red onion sliced
Take a tray and line with parchment paper. Places salads around tray, displaying each one separately. Add condiments around salads. You can have personal trays as well, but this platter would serve 4
( note: You can add whatever you like to this tray. Serve with crackers or wholesome wheat breads)
It’s Thanksgiving Monday in Canada, meaning it’s a legal holiday for many. I’ve a long month of stuffing myself due to the Jewish holidays, I’ve been trying to keep the calories down. The problem with me is I LOVE carbs. These pan fried potatoes don’t make me feel totally guilty as they are not deep fried and I use canola oil. They are rich in flavour and have a great crisp.
1 small onion diced
2 baking potatoes
3 cups of water for boiling
Canola oil for frying 3-4 tblsp
1/2 tsp Lawry’s Seasoning salt
Pinch of basil
Drizzle enough canola oil to cover 11″ saucepan and add diced onions. Sauté onions until golden (10 minutes). Set aside. Peel and dice potatoes into inch chunks (see picture). Place into pot with 3 cups of water and boil until firm but not soft. Completely drain potatoes then transfer to saucepan with onions and sprinkle seasoning salt and basil. Fry on medium heat until outside of potatoes are lightly brown.
I also serve this during Pesach as one of our go-to meals with scrambled eggs. You can change the basil to oregano.