Yom HaZikaron

There are tens of thousands of stories of sacrifice that will be told today, on the eve of Israel's 67th 68th birthday. This is the one that I know best, which I am reposting from years past -- in their eternal honor. *** My husband moved to … [Read more...]

*Important Reminder* Make Your Passover 2017 Notes Now (& Check for Clearance)

This is your friendly, annual reminder to make your notes for next year's Pesach tonight. As you're packing up your Pesach items! Here's what I make sure to include in my notes: What recipes worked? (I made really easy sweet and sour … [Read more...]

Happy Passover ~ Chag Kasher v’Sameach

Chag Kasher v'Sameach, from my family to yours! I know the last few weeks and certainly the past couple of days have been frenetic, exhausting and downright draining for most of us. I hope as you sit down tonight, you find yourself blessed to be … [Read more...]

Passover Menu Plan 2016

My 10 year old came home from school the other day and told me a joke. Ima, have you cleaned yet for Pesach? A little bit, mostly upstairs. Why? Well, have you started cooking? Nope, not yet! Well, you'd better get on it. Pesach is coming. Don't … [Read more...]

THIS JUST IN! Coconut Oil on Pesach Update (Without a KLP Hechsher)

YOU GUYS! So, as you know by now, in years past, the OU has said that Spectrum Coconut Oil does not require a special KLP hechsher. This year, however, the OU Guide to Passsover said that it was going to require a special KLP hechsher to use … [Read more...]

Leah’s Passover Menu Plan

KOAB Guest Poster Leah P is back to share her Pesach Menu. I love that she includes both her complete seder menu and her dinner menus throughout the week. Check out the rest of Leah's Menu Planning posts - here and here. The snow has melted (again), … [Read more...]

It’s a Giveaway | Brand New “Celebrate” Cookbook By Chef Elizabeth Kurtz (3 Winners)

Just in time for your Pesach menu planning, I have an awesome giveaway for my KOAB friends today! Emunah of America has published a brand new cookbook by the singular kosher chef Elizabeth Kurtz, called Celebrate: Food Family Shabbos. I … [Read more...]

FREE Omer Printable Calendar for Kids & Families (Exclusively for KOAB Facebook Fans)

As a special thank you for being a fan of Kosher on a Budget on Facebook, I created this fun FREE Omer Calendar printable just for you. Just head over HERE to download yours. If you're not yet a fan, you'll be prompted to "like" Kosher on a Budget … [Read more...]

Easy (But Still Elegant) Chicken Rolls

Aren't these pretty? I was asked last week if I write recipes? I sort of laughed and said, "Well, if you can call it that." Then I went on to explain that while I used to love to patchke (putter about) in the kitchen, over the last few years, … [Read more...]

Download FREE Copy Guide to Kashering Your Kitchen for Pesach

Head over HERE to download a FREE copy of Kashering Your Kitchen for Pesach, excerpted from Rabbi Forst's book, The Kosher Kitchen: A Practical Guide.   … [Read more...]