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...]

Roasted Veggie Pasta Recipe for Nine Days + 25% Off All Kosher Cookbooks at Artscroll

Looking for a new vegetarian recipe for the Nine Days? I love this Baked Roasted Veggie Pasta from the new Dairy Made Easy cookbook by Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek. I'm a huge fan of roasted veggies - the caramelization makes them so sweet and … [Read more...]

Blue Orange Smoothie + 100 Best Juices for Kids

Last week, a wonderful new cookbook landed at my front door: Best 100 Juices for Kids. After a week of heavy Pesach foods, I was thrilled to dive right into this one. Best 100 Juices is an easy-to-read, approachable, information-packed cookbook … [Read more...]

Osem Passover Mushroom Quiche

Update: This giveaway has ended and the winner has been notified. I will update with her name after I hear back from her! Several weeks ago, I was contacted by the folks at Osem about hosting a giveaway here on KOAB. As many of you know, I lived … [Read more...]

Let My Children Cook Spicy Chicken Bake Passover Recipe

Tamar Ansh has released a wonderful new Passover cookbook this year -- and it's truly different than anything I've seen before. Promoted as a kids' cookbook and activity book, Let My Children Cook features delicious, family-friendly recipes that … [Read more...]