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. When I marinate my chicken, I also cut and spice the cauliflower. Then ...

I love corn, and I know I'm not alone. Corn tastes great, adds color to meals, and is easy to make. Corn is also healthy, as one medium sized ear of corn contains 75 calories, 1 gram of fat, protein, potassium and dietary fiber. Fresh sweet corn enhances ...

In my opinion, cooked Red Cabbage is the quintessential Friday night Shabbos dinner side dish. Its deep purple color makes the dish look festive. It's economical to buy, but can feed a crowd. Served warm, it is quite satiating. It is healthy, but a sweet ...

Couscous and Vegetables

On Thursdays I buy lots of fresh vegetables (cabbage, squash or pumpkin, zucchini, carrots, celery ...) and use them to make a big pot of "Marak L'Couscous" (Soup for Couscous). We enjoy eating Couscous with the Vegetables alongside Roast Chicken on Shabb ...

Couscous with Cranberries

In her Hip Kosher cookbook, Ronnie Fein writes "Tiny balls of Israeli couscous are the culinary pearls of the pasta world. This recipe combines sweet and piquant flavors in one dish. It’s a treat with grilled meat or poultry, but also can be used as a sna ...

This recipe for Creamy Baked Potatoes proves, once again, that sometimes it is incredibly easy to put delicious food on the table. Just slice the potatoes, top them with cream, garlic, salt and pepper, and then bake. Your kids will be thrilled. For an eas ...

We love cauliflower and are always looking for new, tasty ways to serve it. This dairy Cauliflower Casserole is wonderfully delicious and surprisingly lite. The cauliflower is covered by a cream sauce made of milk and mustard, followed by a sprinkling of ...

This Eggplant Tomato Dish is amazing in every way. It is gluten free, and works for most special diets, including vegetarian and vegan. It can be made mild or spicy. It can be served hot, warm, or at room temperature. Have it for a weekday dinner or as a ...

My vegetarian daughter won't eat my Shabbos chicken. So instead of serving regular rice, farfal or potatoes with the chicken, I serve this Easy Fried Rice. This delicious rice dish includes eggs for protein and vegetables. And the sesame oil and soy sauce ...

After having these Sesame Noodles for Shabbat lunch at a friend's house, I called her on Saturday night for the recipe. This recipe is lighter than other sesame noodles I have tried. I also liked adding an easy to make, flavorful, pareve, pasta side dish ...

Sara Finkel shares this Tangy Eggplant and Mushrooms Salad Appetizer in her bestselling cookbook, <i>Classic Kosher Cooking</i>. Her guests love these cubes of eggplant, sauteed with mushrooms and sweet red pepper strips, and marinated in a piquant sauce. ...

My teenage daughter, who is not a big fan of meat, loves to eat these vegetarian Eggplant Cutlets every Passover. The tomato-lemon-sugar seasoning makes them moist and tangy.

Parve Mashed Potatoes is a very useful recipe for the kosher observant crowd, as mashed potatoes make such a good side dish for meat main dishes. These Garlic Mashed Potatoes can be made parve by using parve margarine and soy milk instead of butter and mi ...

This kosher parve Green Beans and Peanuts side dish is nice to serve with a meat entree for an evening Sabbath or holiday meal. Add red peppers for additional color and flavor.

Kasha, or buckwheat groats, are nutritious and full of flavor. Kasha Varnishkas is a traditional Jewish dish that combines kasha with noodles. I like to make Kasha with Bowties for holiday meals because it brings with it memories of generations past and t ...

This Fried Rice is my family's latest favorite dinner. It contains everything needed for dinner in one dish -- carbs from rice, protein from eggs, and nutrients from vegetables. We often change the vegies in the dish according to what we have on hand. And ...

Do you want your kids to eat vegetables? Try this recipe, which comes from my mother, Chana Shimoni. Chana's Cauliflower beats potatoes, rice, pasta, and even couscous, as my kids' favorite side dish.

Pilaf is a Middle Eastern and Central Asian dish in which a grain is browned in oil and then cooked in a seasoned broth. This Rice dish, with curry and raisins, tastes like a pilaf, even though the recipe skips browning. The Mediterranean flavor of this r ...

Friends introduced me to Thai cooking, and I've been experimenting with it. Since it is very hard to find Thai fish sauce that is kosher and many kosher observant don't mix fish with meat, I substituted soy sauce for Thai fish sauce to make this Thai Frie ...

Marinated Cauliflower is a great dish to prepare during the winter months when cauliflower is in season and low-carb, low-fat snacks are a good idea.