Archive For The “Soups” Category

Horseradish dill matzah balls (Plus: March Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | March 17, 2014

I love me a good matzah ball. But what I really love is a good flavored matzah ball. There are so many things you can do with them that I have a hard time leaving them plain. In the past, I’ve made carrot dill matzah balls and mixed herb matzah balls, so when it came time […]

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Soup with the Simons: Red wine lentil (Plus: February Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | February 17, 2014

I don’t know the first thing about drinks, but cooking with them is something I can handle. It’s worked out well so far. Remember the penne a la vodka, honey beer bread muffins, vodka amaretto cake, and more recently, the red wine vegetable soup? For this month’s Kosher Connection linkup with a pre-Purim cocktail theme, I went […]

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Soup with the Simons: Red wine vegetable

By | February 6, 2014

It’s been a long time (a really long time) since I used soup mix in my cooking. And yet, there’s half a bag of the stuff in my cabinet. What if I need it one day for something? That might happen, right? …Someone tell me to throw out the chemicals, please. The best thing I’ve […]

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Moroccan pea soup {recipe review}

By | December 24, 2013


This is the first of two recipes that I’ll be testing and reviewing from Levana Kirschenbaum’s The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. The split pea soups I’ve tasted until now have been, well, very pea-tasting. While that isn’t a bad thing, this version shows me that there’s more to pea soup than the peas. And that’s […]

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