Raisin Farfel Kugel

Although I am now in Israel celebrating Passover with my daughter in the Negev, I wanted to leave you with a few recipes for the holiday.  This first one is a traditional raisin farfel kugel by Chef Ceasar.  I was drawn to it because it reminded me very much of my mothers noodle kugel.  I…

Adas Polo – Rice with Green Lentils, Raisins and Dates

Lentils, rice and onions, that wonderful combination.  Then add raisins and dates and it turns into a high protein, high energy meal that is also a real treat. I had never tasted Adas Polo before making it, but when I tasted the rice, lentil and fruit mixture, I couldn’t believe how good it was!  I…

Carrot Salad Pita Sandwiches

What to do with all those carrots?  My carrots have grown bigger and more abundantly this year than they ever have, so I wanted a dish that would highlight them.   So, how about a carrot salad worthy of being a lunch in itself?  By the way, I attribute the quality of the carrots to…