Brisket is an old standby when it comes to Jewish holiday celebrations but after testing out this Stuffed Veal Breast with Chicken Livers and Prunes from Kosher Revolution we'd seriously consider retiring it. There's something about a big, bone-in roast stuffed with a rich filling of livers and prunes that just feels like a special occasion. It's big, regal in presentation, and tastes like the holidays.
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For the uninitiated knaidlach is the Yiddish term for matzoh balls, and these matzoh balls are truly exemplary. Perfectly sized and seasoned and flecked with cilantro, these matzoh balls are filled with sweet caramelized onions, boiled until light and tender, then plopped into a steaming bowl of chicken soup. They might not be your bubbe's matzoh balls, but when they taste this good we're sure she won't object.
What makes Kosher Revolution's chicken soup the Be-All, End-All of all chicken soup recipes? It might have something to do with the nine pounds of meat that goes into the slow simmered stock.
For a holiday that lasts eight nights, there really isn't all that much variation in traditional Hanukkah fare. Latkes and jelly doughnuts are great and all but after the second or third night, we're looking for a little something different. Luckily, the latke is a recipe that lends itself to all sorts of improvisation, just take a look at these Middle-Eastern Zucchini Cakes with Tahini Sauce from Kosher Revolution.
Chicken livers mashed with onions and schmaltz are a Jewish deli staple that has a tendency to beg the question, "what am I, chopped liver?" Because, well, chopped liver isn't usually all that thrilling. But with chicken livers come a world of delicious possibilities, like these genius Chicken Liver Crostini from Kosher Revolution.
This week we're gearing up for Hanukkah with Kosher Revolution, a new cookbook from Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm that offers a welcome and refreshing take on the traditions of kosher cooking. One look at the plate of grilled figs and prosciutto on the cover of Kosher Revolution and you just know that this isn't your bubbe's kosher cookbook. Wait, prosciutto? Well, that's duck prosciutto, just one of the innovative creations in here. Enter to win a copy!