Archive For August, 2012

Dairy noodle kugel with mushrooms and roasted garlic

By | August 31, 2012

VLUU L200  / Samsung L200

Anybody making a dairy meal this Shabbos? Come on, you know you’re getting tired of all that chicken. Right? You’ve had enough chicken? Wait. Why did this room suddenly empty out? I may not be able to get you to back away from the fleishigs, but I can sing the praises of this dairy noodle […]

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Soup with the Simons: Gypsy soup

By | August 29, 2012

VLUU L200  / Samsung L200

I know. It’s still August, and it’s still hot out. There is no logical reason that you would be making soup tonight. Or tomorrow. Or next week. But bear with me for a minute. I don’t do soup in the summer, either…but I do need soup for the chagim, and I’m making it this week. […]

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Mint chocolate ice cream sandwiches

By | August 23, 2012


This recipe and story first appeared in the July 30, 2012 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. I was 16 when I met Sharona, the girl who didn’t eat chocolate. It wasn’t an allergy or even just a preference that kept her from the treats so many won’t live without. It […]

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Inside-out grilled cheese with mushrooms (Plus: Kosher Connection August linkup)

By | August 20, 2012

grilled cheese 6a

When the August assignment for Kosher Connection came in, I was stumped. We were supposed to share a recipe for something grilled, and not only do I not have a grill, I also don’t have an indoor grill pan or even a panini maker. But I do have a non-stick skillet, and that’s the only […]

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