Salmon Tacos

By Peri Wechsler / September 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

This dish takes a simple salmon recipe and elevates it to a Yom Tov-worthy entrée. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 6 mini wraps Oil spray Garlic powder ½ cup honey ¼ cup mustard 2 tablespoons soy sauce ¼ teaspoon ginger 2 cloves garlic, crushed 6 salmon fillets, cubed Alfalfa sprouts 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 […]

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Rabbi Ephraim Rabinowitz Z”L

By Peri Wechsler / September 21, 2023 / 0 Comments

A Man among Men Tribute to Rabbi Ephraim Rabinowitz z”l upon his shloshim By his children Facilitated by Elisheva Braun “You could ask Rabbi Rabinowitz anything. Secretly, he knew kol haTorah kulah.” Whowas Rabbi Ephraim Rabinowitz? A great masmid who learned all day—and deep into the night. A sweet man who never failed to notice, […]

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Balsamic Maple Syrup Minute Steak

By Peri Wechsler / September 14, 2023 / 0 Comments

This soft, juicy, sweet, and flavorful minute steak roast is the perfect addition to your Yom Tov table. Yield: 6–8 servings Ingredients: 1.5 lbs. minute steak roast 2 cloves garlic, crushed ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup maple syrup 2 teaspoons sriracha sauce (optional) 1½ […]

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Plated Salmon Entrée

By Peri Wechsler / September 7, 2023 / 0 Comments

A simanim-themed sushi salad is the perfect way to start off the seudah. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 2 cups rice, cooked ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup vinegar 1 teaspoon oil 3 salmon fillets 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt to taste Crispy fried onions Spicy mayo 2–3 shredded carrots 2 vacuum packed or cooked beets, diced […]

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Energizing Probiotic Fruit Shake

By Peri Wechsler / August 31, 2023 / 0 Comments

About a year ago, a friend of mine introduced me to the benefits of drinking kefir, a milk-based drink that is loaded with probiotics and is very good for your digestive system. It’s really satisfying blended into a fruit shake. Top this kefir-infused shake with some granola in the morning, and you’re good to go. […]

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Rachmastrivka Rebbe ZT”L

By Peri Wechsler / August 24, 2023 / 0 Comments

Greatness in Humility A tribute to the Rachmastrivka Rebbe zt”l R’ Yecheskel Ostreicher It was Elul 1944, and as Europe smoldered, a small but joyous bar mitzvah celebration was taking place in the Geula neighborhood of Yerushalayim. Itzik’l Twerski, the boy at the center of attention, had an extra reason to rejoice. He had been […]

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Deli Pizzas

By Peri Wechsler / August 17, 2023 / 0 Comments

Recipe by Gitty Friedman Styling and photography by Mirel Freylich This is the easiest supper and the best way to use up leftover Shabbos deli without your family complaining about leftovers. Yield: 24 mini pizzas Ingredients: 24 mini pizza rounds Barbecue sauce 5 oz. sliced turkey, diced 6 oz. sliced pastrami, diced 2 frozen sautéed […]

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Pesto Chicken n’ Mango Salad

By Peri Wechsler / August 11, 2023 / 0 Comments

The blend of the different components here brings this salad to a whole new level. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: Salad: 2 tablespoons oil 1 frozen dill cube 1 frozen basil cube 2 frozen garlic cubes 1.5 lbs. chicken cutlets 8 oz. lettuce ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ½ purple onion, sliced 1 mango, sliced into […]

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Spiked Mango-Passion Fruit Smoothies

By Peri Wechsler / August 3, 2023 / 0 Comments

This simple and refreshing drink will be a hit at your next barbecue. Serve it as a palate cleanser or for dessert after a heavy meal. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups frozen mango 1 1/3 cup frozen pineapple ½ cup frozen passion fruit 1½ cups water ½ cup vodka Directions: In a blender, combine […]

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Chopped Liver Pinwheels

By Peri Wechsler / July 28, 2023 / 0 Comments

Fans of chopped liver will love this interesting new way of serving it, and fans of an easy appetizer idea will love it even more. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil 2 onions, diced 1 sheet puff pastry dough 8 oz. chopped liver 1 egg, beaten Directions: In a frying pan over medium flame, […]

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