How to Braid a 5-Strand Challah

A couple of weeks ago, I shared this picture of my five-strand challah, all braided and ready to go into the oven. I braid five strands every week for Shabbat - one strand for each member of my family. A few of you asked for instructions and I … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Pumpkin Coffee Cake

'Tis the season for all things pumpkin. Although the truth is that I cook with pumpkin year-round -- from pumpkin soup to pumpkin bread to mini pumpkin muffins for Shabbat. Last week, I had the crazy idea to turn my regular pumpkin bread recipe … [Read more...]

Bread Machine Challah

I first shared this bread machine challah recipe over two years ago, when I was just starting the blog. So much has changed since December of 2010 - including the number of egg yolks in my challah recipe! You see, my original recipe called for … [Read more...]

Cheese Straws with Puff Pastry

Here is one of my favorite things to do with puff pastry -- make quick and easy cheese straws. Parmesan Cheese Straws From Simply Southern with a Dash of Kosher Soul Ingredients: 1 sheets puff pastry, thawed 1 large eg 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

How to Make a Simple Round Apple Challah for Rosh Hashana

Last year, I shared my favorite apple challah recipe, which admittedly is a bit patchkied. But since Rosh Hashana only comes once a year, I figured it was worth it. Recently, though, a reader asked if I couldn't just make the dough in the bread … [Read more...]

Rosemary Focaccia Bread

I'm a simple girl. Who loves her simple carbs. Pasta, potatoes, rice. Love it all. But my favorite carb is bread. I've really been enjoying the no-kneed bread (it took me forever to get on the bandwagon, but about a year and a half ago, I tried it … [Read more...]

Best Ever Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

I am a huge fan of muffins. So are my kids. I’ve even been know to bake kugel in muffin tins, tell them it’s muffins, and watch them go to town. Baked in a 9x11 pyrex, that same kugel would be scoffed at. But muffins are more than just good … [Read more...]

Overnight Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

Today I am excited to welcome Rochel from Barefoot and Cooking for a special KOAB Recipe Exchange on brunch recipes. My mouth is already watering... Let’s talk Brunch – which, incidentally, is my absolute favorite meal. First of all, I love that … [Read more...]

Egg Yolk Bread Machine Challah

If you're new to Kosher on a Budget, every week I pick a different theme or topic, and share one of my frugal recipes, and ask my readers to do this same. It's great fun - kind of like a virtual Sisterhood cookbook! You may recall an earlier … [Read more...]

KOAB Recipe Exchange: Pumpkin Party! (Quick Bread)

With the abundance of pumpkin available these days, I thought I'd give my favorite fall vegetable a KOAB recipe exchange all its own. We love pumpkin blended in soups, or chunked with other veggies and served over couscous. My favorite way to … [Read more...]