Mandarin Orange Passover Kugel

This year I signed up to the bring a fruit kugel to Passover. Before I saw my family’s shared Google Spreadsheet, I didn’t know there was a “Passover-safe” fruit kugel. There are seemingly endless options for savory kugels but in my search online for ‘fruit kugels for passover’ or ‘sweet kugels for passover’ I only…

Savory Kugel

My family usually makes kugel with raisins, cinnamon and crushed pineapple. So when I wanted to switch it up a bit, I had to do some searching. Even though my Cooking Jewish cookbook has 7 or 8 different recipes for kugel – rita’s special kugel, grandma reila’s incredible noodle pudding, you get the idea –…

L’Shana Tova! It’s Rosh Hashanah

I’ve talked about Rosh Hashana in this space before, but that was just talk. Tuesday we walked the walk. We went to services, taschlich and had a Rosh Hashana feast of matzo ball soup, kugel, honey cake and challah. A quick background on Rosh Hashana: It’s the Jewish New Year marking the year since the…