Easiest Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars — Without Margarine (or Butter)

If there's one thing you guys have probably learned about me by now it's that when it comes to cooking, I don't do complicated. Well, fine, okay. I make these avocado egg rolls, and those are admittedly complicated. But I only make them once a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Marshmallow Clusters *Easiest Passover Candy Recipe*

As you guys know, I'm down an oven - my oven broke the Friday before Pesach and I'm *still* fighting with the home warranty company to take care of it. Our entire Pesach menu, therefore, has had to be stove-top. Since brownies, cakes and even … [Read more...]

Kosher for Passover Vegan Meatballs

This is a guest post from kosher vegan blogger and cookbook author, Rena Reich. After having many KOAB readers ask me specifically about vegan KLP recipes, I was thrilled when Rena offered to share her Vegan Meatballs recipe. I’ve been vegan for … [Read more...]

Allergy-Friendly Hamantaschen | Gluten-Free, Egg-Free & Dairy-Free

When my friend's son had to be put on a rather extreme elimination diet right before Purim, she briefly fretted about hamantaschen. And then she blew it out of the water with this incredible allergen-free alternative. When she posted the above … [Read more...]

Mason Jar Salads for Mishloach Manot

It's crunch time on your mishloach manot. If you're looking for a healthier approach, look no further. I was struck by a flash of inspiration today and I'm so excited to share it with you: Shalach Manot Mason Jar Salads! Have you heard about Mason … [Read more...]

17 Sweet & Savory Hamantaschen Recipes

I was never a huge fan of hamantaschen as a kid. I just couldn't understand the appeal of prune filling -- or worse, poppyseed! -- folded inside a dry, crumbly cookie. In the last ten years, however, hamantaschen have been enjoying a revival: … [Read more...]

The February Repeating Menu Plan

In November, I posted about our new approach to menu planning. It was a little too "boring" for some of you, but others thought it was a great idea! It worked out amazingly well for us in November and December and then last month, with everything … [Read more...]

November Menu Plan (I’m trying something new…)

I'm trying something new this month with our November Menu Plan. Some might call it boring. Predictable. Or even uninspired. That's okay. I'm hoping I'll be calling it "the easiest month ever" by the end of it.  (You know those times in your life … [Read more...]

Easy Caramelized Peach Tarts

Hello Kosher on a Budget Readers! My name is Miriam, but lots of folks know me as the Overtime Cook. Why overtime? Well, I work full time, commute 3+ hours a day, and on the side I run a kosher food blog, write a dessert column for a kosher … [Read more...]

Nine Days Menu Planning Ideas

Bumping up this post from two years ago, since it's that time of year again! Here are some of my absolute favorite vegetarian main dish ideas, perfect for your Nine Days Menu Planning. Soup & salad - For whatever reason, our favorite (if … [Read more...]