Kosher Once a Month Cooking II, The Plan

Yesterday, Shaindy Gerstein from HappilyHectic.com shared her menu and budget for Kosher Once a Month Cooking.  In today’s post, Shaindy is sharing the plan for her month’s worth of meals.

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As a reminder, here was the Once a Month Cooking menu I was working on:

Menu

Soups

Main Dishes

Side Dishes

  • Apple Kugel
  • Broccoli Kugel
  • Carrot kugel
  • Quinoa, Black Bean, & Corn Salad
  • Zucchini Kugel

Desserts

** This is a “dump” recipe and does not need to be cooked until the day it is served.

Shopping List

 

quantity

measurement item department

 

3.5

teaspoon baking powder baking

 

0.5

teaspoon baking soda baking
  garnish confectioners’ sugar baking

 

5.5

Cup flour baking

 

1

Cup light-brown sugar baking

 

6

tablespoons pure maple syrup baking

 

1.25

cups sugar baking

 

1

teaspoon vanilla baking

 

1

Cup walnuts baking

 

10

tablespoon lemon juice beverages

 

1.25

Cup orange juice beverages

 

1

Cup panko breadcrumbs bread

 

1

Cup applesauce canned fruit/vegetables

 

2

Can black beans canned fruit/vegetables

 

2

Can corn kernels canned fruit/vegetables

 

1

Can cranberry sauce canned fruit/vegetables

 

1

barbeque sauce condiments

 

6

tablespoons mayonnaise condiments

 

2

Cup oil condiments

 

1.25

Cup olive oil condiments

 

20

eggs dairy

 

1

Cup brown lentils ethnic

 

0.25

Cup brown or green lentils ethnic

 

0.25

Cup pearled barley ethnic

 

2

Cup quinoa or brown rice ethnic

 

1

cup red lentils ethnic

 

8

tablespoons soy sauce ethnic

 

40

oz frozen chopped broccoli frozen

 

2

pie crusts frozen

 

4

tablespoons onion soup mix kosher

 

4

cups vegetable or chicken broth kosher

 

4

tablespoons vegetable soup mix kosher

 

1

lb boneless skinless chicken breasts poultry

 

24

pieces chicken poultry

 

5

apples produce

 

11

carrots produce

 

8

oz crimini or button mushrooms produce

 

3

teaspoons fresh ginger, minced produce

 

1

whole head garlic produce

 

6

cloves garlic  (medium sized) produce

 

6

zucchini, medium produce

 

2

onions produce

 

1

orange, small produce

 

1

parsnip produce

 

2

red pepper produce

 

12

scallions produce

 

3

stalks celery produce

 

3

bay leaves spices

 

1

teaspoon cayenne pepper (or to taste) spices

 

2.25

teaspoon cinnamon spices

 

1

teaspoon cumin spices

 

1

teaspoon dried parsley spices

 

0.5

teaspoon fresh ground pepper spices
  to taste freshly ground black pepper spices

 

2

teaspoons garlic powder spices

 

0.125

teaspoon paprika spices
  to taste salt spices

 

1

tablespoon toasted sesame seeds spices

Keeping Track of Cooking Times

An easy way to keep track of the cooking time is to use the chart below to write down what time you put each food in the oven.

Cook Start Time Item Duration
Carrot Kugel 45-55 minutes
Zucchini Kugel 1.5 hours
Quinoa package instructions
Vegetable Soup three to four hours
Lentil Soup 1 hour
Apple Kugel 45-60 minutes
Broccoli Kugel 1 hour
Orange Walnut Cake 40 to 45 minutes
Cinnamon Swirls 15-20 minutes

Detailed Instructions for Cooking Day

  • “Pantry Shopping”- cross off all items on the shopping list that you already have
  • Shopping- make sure you have all ingredients
  • Run dishwasher if full. Empty before beginning.
  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Prepare and cook Carrot Kugel
  • Prepare and cook Zucchini Kugel
  • Place 1 cup walnuts in food processor and pulse until finely ground (do not overprocess); set aside for Orange Walnut Cake
  • Cook quinoa for Quinoa, Black Bean, & Corn Salad in broth according to package
  • Cook broccoli in microwave for Broccoli Kugel
  • Sauté vegetables for Mushroom and Scallion Stuffed Chicken (steps 1-3)
  • Prepare and cook Vegetable Soup
  • Prepare and cook Lentil Soup
  • Prepare and cook Apple Kugel
  • Prepare and cook Broccoli Kugel
  • Clean chicken
  • Prepare and freeze Maple Glazed Chicken
  • Prepare and freeze Cranberry Chicken
  • Prepare and freeze BBQ Chicken- dump BBQ sauce and chicken in freezer bag
  • Stuff and freeze Mushroom and Scallion Stuffed Chicken
  • Pre-heat oven to 375°
  • Allow pie crusts to sit out 10-15 minutes to soften for Cinnamon Swirls
  • Prepare and bake Orange Walnut Cake
  • Assemble Quinoa, Black Bean, & Corn Salad
  • Pre-heat oven to 425°
  • Prepare and bake Cinnamon Swirls

Here are some freezer labels I prepared. Please feel free to print these off and use them to label your freezer dishes.

Stay tuned tomorrow for the recipes and final product pictures from Shaindy’s Kosher Once a Month Cooking plan!

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