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Sauteed Cabbage and Matzo Farfel 'Spaeztle'

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This is an old Hungarian recipe (called Krow Pletzla in Hungarian Yiddish) that's the Passover version of cabbage and noodles. Author of Jewish Home Cooking and many other wonderful cookbooks, Arthur Schwartz makes this for Passover with little pieces of matzo farfel, which resemble noodles—actually spaetzle—and tosses them with well-wilted cabbage and onions. More

Simple Matzo Meal Latkes

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With Passover coming up, we wanted to know what Arthur Schwartz (author of Jewish Home Cooking and many other wonderful cookbooks) likes to do with a box of Matzo Meal. He shared this recipe, a humble one, he says, that rarely appears in cookbooks. Whenever matzo meal latke recipes are published, they're gussied up in some way—apples are added, sugar and spice is added, grated lemon peel. You get the picture. But these are simple. More

Potato Kugel

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Arthur "The Food Maven" Schwartz has written many, many wonderful cookbooks, including Jewish Home Cooking,. In this recipe for potato kugel (which he said he's planning to make for this year's Passover Seder) his secret to a fluffy, non-gluey batch is using an inordinate number of eggs. That and using Russet potatoes. "The ticket to kugel lightness," he swears. More

Cook the Book: Salt-Seared Swordfish with Garlic and Mint

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 5 comments

Whenever I travel to a new place, there are two topics I exhaustively research: restaurants and local markets. My first trip to Palermo was no exception. Our hotel was reasonably priced and well-reviewed, but most importantly it was steps away... More

Cook the Book: Mama Agata's Lemon Risotto

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

When it comes to my love for Italian food, I subscribe to the three Rs rule: ricotta, risotto, and finally the last R, which is revolving. Sometimes it stands for robiola, a bloomy rind cheese with a slightly tangy flavor;... More

Eggs in Purgatory

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

The following recipe is from the October 21 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Eggs in Purgatory is a wonderful example of how dishes that are considered cucina povera don't... More

Cook the Book: Sicilian Ground Meat Ragu with Peas

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 6 comments

Finding the perfect ragu recipe is a journey. While the two main ingredients are tomatoes and ground meat, the background flavors and texture provided by the other ingredients are what truly make the sauce. Unlike other Italian sauces, a ragu... More

Cook the Book: Sausage Canapés

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

Like Arthur Schwartz, author of The Southern Italian Table, I grew up in a Jewish household. Schwartz was flanked by Italian neighbors in the apartment building where he grew up, exposing him at a young age to the joys of... More

Cook the Book: Baby Artichokes, Sicilian Style

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

[Flickr: podchef] Eating seasonally and locally wasn't a completely alien concept to me when I first arrived in Sicily but my first few trips to the local market drove home this concept immensely. In the tiny town where I lived,... More

Salmon Ceviche

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Yom Kippur Break Fast Kugel

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Words by Arthur Schwartz | This is the noodle pudding my maternal grandmother, Elise Binder Sonkin, made to break the fast on Yom Kippur. We ate it only that one time during the whole year. So rich, it is certainly... More

Apple Nut Cake

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Honey Cake

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Pot-Roasted Brisket

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Cook the Book: Stuffed Cabbage

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 3 comments

And today we have the final installment in this week's Cook the Book series. It's a recipe for Stuffed Cabbag from Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking. Stuffed cabbage is easily one of my favorite comfort foods, and though I typically... More

Cook the Book: Hamantaschen

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 9 comments

Purim starts tonight, and one of the traditional foods associated with the holiday is Hamantaschen. The triangular treats are said to either resemble the villain Haman's tri-corner hat or his triangular pockets (hamantaschen literally means "Haman's pockets"). Though originally associated... More

Cook the Book: Boiled Brisket

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Today's recipe from this week's featured cookbook, Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking, is for Boiled Brisket. Boiling beef, of course, doesn't make for the greatest-looking dish, but if you've ever had boiled brisket, you know that beauty is only skin... More

Sweet-and-Sour Potted Meatballs

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The following recipe is from the March 19 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! If you're not lucky enough to have grown up with a bubbe fussing over you and... More

Arthur Schwartz's Potato Latkes

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 6 comments

[Photograph: Lisa F. Young; Shutterstock] Today's recipe from this week's featured cookbook, Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking, is for Potato Latkes. You basically couldn't write a book by that title or blog about it without highlighting these little fried potato... More

Cook the Book: Mushroom Barley Soup

Serious Eats Adam Kuban 2 comments

The first of this week's recipes from Arthur Schwartz's Jewish Home Cooking is for Mushroom Barley Soup. I couldn't resist highlighting this one, because a good mushroom barley soup is one of my favorites. I've never made my own, prefering... More

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