mashed potatoes with a flair

Mashed Potatoes with a Flair

Photography by Daniel Lailah This article by EstherO. originally appeared in Mishpacha Magazine Fried potatoes, mashed potatoes, cooked potatoes… It seems as if there are potatoes at every meal over Passover.  Here is a way to add some color to your mashed … Continue reading


Sefer Torah Franks ‘n Blanks

I have been making this kids favorite “Torah Treat” for many years in honor of Shavuot. No matter  how exquisite the other dishes on the table, this has always been a Shavuot (and Simchat Torah of course) highlight for my children. Aside from delicious, they’re simple enough … Continue reading


Colorful Couscous

Photography by Dan Engongoro This  couscous recipe is a real time saver, as it doesn’t require the couscous to be cooked beforehand. Ingredients 2 Tbsp oil 1 large onion chopped 2 plum tomatoes chopped 1 zuchinni  chopped 1  lb mushrooms … Continue reading

food ; mishpacha ester 2.3.2012

Grilled Vegetables

Photography by Dan Engongora Ingredients: 2 zuchini, cut diagonally 2 yellow squash, cut diagonally 2 red peppers, cut in eighths 2 yellow peppers, cut in eighths 2 onions, sliced 10 oz (280 g) mushrooms Marinade ¼ cup olive oil 1 … Continue reading

mishpacha esther april 2012 food

Cheesy Potato Dish

Photography by Dan Engongora Ingredients: 4 large potatoes-sliced 1 cup heavy cream 1 onion chopped Salt and pepper to taste  ½ cup mixed mozzarella and cheddar cheese Directions: Slice potatoes and place in oven to table dish or individual ramekins. … Continue reading


Vegetable Croissants

Photography by Dan Engongoro 2 cup flour 1 stick margarine 1 egg ½ oz fresh yeast or ¾ Tbs dry yeast ½ cup warm apple juice 1 Tbs sugar Pinch salt Filling 1 large onion 4 oz canned mushrooms, drained … Continue reading


Rainbow Rice

Try this smart layered rice casserole where the sautéed vegetables will add a rich flavor to every forkful of your classic rice dish. You will need: 2 1/2 cups white or bismatti rice 3 red peppers 3 yellow peppers 3 … Continue reading