Looking for a healthy, light, make-ahead, parve side dish? Simply marinate cauliflower. The result is a tender vegetable that is bursting with flavor.

Marinated Mushrooms are great appetizers. Marinated Mushrooms also complement many meat or pasta dishes. During the fall and winter mushroom seasons, try this easy recipe for marinating mushrooms.

Once I ate this Mediterranean Zucchini at my neighbor's Israel Independence Day party, and since then I serve it every Yom HaAtzmaut too. It is a pareve dish that goes well with either meat or dairy meals. It is healthy, colorful and delicious. And to me ...

It is important to include recipes that contain vegetables and fruit in your Passover menu, as they balance all the heavy egg, potato and matzo dishes eaten during the holiday week. Miriam's Red Cabbage can be made several days in advance, refrigerated an ...

Since my teenage son declared himself a vegetarian, I have been on the lookout for protein-rich vegetarian recipes for him. And since he likes tofu, I feel particularly pleased when I find tofu recipes that are easy for me to make and delicious for him to ...

Noodli, also known as Hungarian Potato Noodles, was my favorite dish as a child. Preparing Noodli requires time, effort and practice. Despite the work involved, I make Noodli today with my children. They love the taste, and I enjoy sharing my childhood ex ...

I originally tried this recipe, which comes from Miriam Zakon's <i>The Kids Kosher Cookbook: Do-It-Yourself Recipes Your Kids Will Love to Cook</i>, because it was a simple, kosher, Sabbath recipe that I could make with my children. But now I regularly us ...

Mashed potatoes go so well with Thanksgiving turkey and gravy, but most mashed potatoes recipes contain butter, milk or cream. A menu consisting of both turkey meat and dairy products is a problem for kosher observant. This Parve Mashed Potato recipe is ...

Mashed potatoes are a wonderful side dish to serve with meat or turkey, especially on Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, most mashed potatoes recipes contain dairy products such as butter, milk or cream, so kosher observant can not eat them with meat dishes. Fo ...

When God commanded the separation of meat and milk, He challenged us to find creative ways to eat creamy potatoes with meat meals. This Scalloped Potatoes recipe is one attempt. You can serve these Parve Scalloped Potatoes with Roast Chicken at your upcom ...

Throughout my childhood in Israel, my mother served this simple Pashtayda Chuma (Brown Quiche). My siblings and I loved this sweet, cocoa-flavored noodle kugel. I was sure no one could cook better than my mom!

Pearled Barley Pilaf

Barley is a grain with a nut-like flavor and a pasta-like consistency. Pearled barley is hulled barley that has been polished so that the ends (bran) of the kernel are removed. While pearled barley is lower in nutrients than hulled barley, it cooks more q ...

Perfect Roast Potatoes

I make these Roast Potatoes every Friday night, so my children think Shabbat and roast potatoes are synonymous. Guests always ask for the "secret". The secret to making perfect roast potatoes is parboiling the potatoes and then dousing them in hot oil. Th ...

I grew up in Israel eating borekas. We tended to eat potato-filled borekas for lunch on the Sabbath, and cheese-filled borekas for dinner, along with salad, during the week. Borekas are readily available in any Israeli grocery store, but homemade borekas ...

Croquettes are minced meat or vegetables, formed into cylinder or disk shapes, breaded, and then fried. This Potato Croquette recipe forgoes the breading so that these croquettes are easy to prepare and kosher for Passover. I serve these croquettes as a s ...

If you are looking for a different potato dish, this is it. For a healthy and satiating dinner, serve this Potato Focaccia, from ESRA's Meatless Meals cookbook, with a fresh lettuce salad.

When God commanded the separation of meat and milk, He challenged us to find creative ways to eat creamy potatoes with meat meals. One easy and delicious solution is baking the potatoes is parve coconut milk instead of dairy milk. You can serve these Pota ...

Rice with Carrots is easy to prepare. Simply saute onion and carrots, and then add rice and boiling water. My kids love this Sabbath side dish because the onions and carrots add sweet flavor to the rice.

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.

Roasted Broccoli is the perfect side dish. Since this recipe is pareve, it can be eaten with a meat or dairy meal. Roasted Broccoli is easy to make, healthy, delicious and even colorful. For extra color and more flavor, add sliced red peppers.