The Joys of Kosher Cooking



There you are preparing a fabulous recipe only to discover that a key ingredient is missing from your pantry or refrigerator. Don't panic!
Perhaps we can help....

Instead of

You may use

1 square (ounce) chocolate

3 or 4 tablespoons cocoa plus 1/2 tablespoon fat
1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup evaporated milk plus 1/2 cup water; or 4 tablespoons dry whole milk plus 1 cup water; or 4 tablespoons nonfat dry milk plus 2 teaspoons fat and 1 cup water
1 cup skim milk 4 tablespoons nonfat dry milk plus 1 cup water. 
1 whole egg, for thickening or baking 2 egg yolks; or 2 tablespoons dried whole eggs plus 2 1/2 tblspns water.
1 cup butter or margarine 7/8 cup rendered fat, with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
1 tsp. vinegar 2 tsp. lemon juice
1 cup margarine or butter 2/3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar 3/4 cup honey
1 cup milk 1/2 cup dairy creamer & 1/2 cup water
1 tbsp. fresh herb 1 tsp. dried herbs
1 square (ounce) chocolate 3 or 4 tblspns cocoa plus 1/2 tablespoon fat
1 cup cake flour, for baking 7/8 cup all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. flour, for thickening 1/2 tsp. cornstarch, potat starch, rice starch or 1 tablespoon granulated tapioca.
1 tsp.double-acting baking powder 1 1/2 tsp. phosphate baking powder or 2 teaspoons tartrate powder or baking powder
1 square (ounce) chocolate 3 or 4 tblspns cocoa plus 1/2 tablespoon fat.


Gefilte Fish

For those who do not like the fishy taste try the following recipe. It's easy to prepare and tastes delicious.

1 Frozen fish log
2 slices large onions
2 tomatoes
4 peppers
4 carrots
Half cup of sweet and sour duck sauce
Eighth cup of white wine
Parsley leaves

Boil the fish log for an hour without taking off the paper wrapping.
In a medium sized oval casserole make a bed of onions and place the fish log on top.
Slice and quarter the tomatoes, place all around and on top of the log.
Cut the peppers into small pieces and place them around and on top of the log. Slice the carrots and place them around and on top of the log as well.

Mix half a cup of sweet and sour sauce with an eighth of a cup of white wine.
Cover the fish log completely with the sauce and pour the rest into the casserole.
Decorate the fish log with parsley leaves.
Cook in preheated oven for 50 minutes at 350 degrees.
There are 10 servings per log.

Contributed by Mrs. Z. Altman
Rochester, NY

Side Dishes

Aunt Rose's Spanish Rice

1/2 chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup diced green/red/yellow peppers
1/4 cup diced tomato
2 tablespoon margarine
1 cup long grain rice
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of pepper to taste

In a 2 quart pan cook onion, celery, and peppers in margarine till tender.
Add diced tomatoes, then rice, salt and pepper. Mix till blended .
Add water, cover pan, & bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes, until liquid is absorbed.
When slightly cooled, transfer rice to 2 quart
casserole dish.
Cover and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 20 minutes, fluff occasionally till rice is done.
Serves about 6.

submitted by Mrs. Yocheved Schwartz
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Yerushalmi Kugel

12oz. pkg. thin noodles
1/2 cup of oil
1 1/4 cup of sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Cook noodles. rinse and drain.
In a separate pot pour oil and sugar.
Set on low to medium flame for approximately 20 min. till sugar is liquid and brown.
Add noodles slowly into the sugar mixture and stir till brown on low flame.
Let it stand until it cools.
Add eggs, salt, and pepper.
bake in 9x13 greased pan at 3500 for one hour
submitted by Mrs. Shulamit Grosswasser
Tel Aviv, Israel

Main Dishes

Veal and dumplings casserole

2 lb. breast of veal
1 tablespoon margarine
1 finely chopped onion
cup of soup stock
1 cup of red wine
1 cup mushrooms
pinch of dried herbs
pinch of cloves
teaspoon pepper
teaspoon salt

1 cup self-rising flour
pinch of salt
pinch of pepper
pinch of mixed herbs
2 tablespoons margarine
soup stock

Cut the meat in pieces.
Melt the margarine in a pan, brown the meat and the onions.
Remove the meat from the pan and put in a casserole.
Add the flour and mix well.
Add the soup stock and red wine, bring everything to a boil.
Add the mushrooms, herb and sesonings
Cover the casserole and put in a 3250 oven for 1 hours.

Mix flour and sesonings to make the dumplings
Rub in the margarine
Mix to a dough with the soup stock.
Form into balls.
Place on the meat in the casserole, replace the cover.
Cook for another hour.
Submitted by Mrs. Chana Fiedler
Detroit, Michigan



3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine
Mix the above ingredients until they form a crumbly mixture.

1 bag fresh cranberries
2 apples (peeled and sliced)
1/2 cup sugar

Mix these 3 ingredients in a 9x9 inch pan and place the crumbly
mixture on top of it.Bake uncovered in 350 degree oven for 40 minutes
(until it is light brown on top).

*HELPFUL HINT: Buy cranberries while they are in season and freeze
them. They stay well in the freezer for up to 6 months and there is no
need to defrost them first.

(So berry delightful!)

1 package of Blackberry or Raspberry jello
1 can whole berry cranberry sauce
1 can crushed pinneaple

Dissolve 1 package of either blackberry or raspberry jello in 1 cup hot
water. Stir in 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce and 1 can crushed
pineapple (drained). You can also add mandarin oranges. Refrigerate
several hours, serve with chicken or turkey.
Both recipes submitted by Mrs. Alicia Hammerman,
Kew Garden Hills, N.Y.

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