3 Easy Dump Chicken Recipes

That picture may not look like much, but it's actually three meals for my family prepped in just 10 minutes! Last week, I picked up one of those big packages of fresh (not frozen) Empire boneless, skinless chicken breasts at Costco. Sales on … [Read more...]

Lemon Herb Almond Crusted Chicken

Oh, recipe exchange fans... it has been a looooong time. I was transitioning to a once monthly recipe-posting schedule, but then Pesach hit, and I sort of lost my mind. You'll be relieved to know that I found it. A few days ago. Along with the … [Read more...]

In the Slow Cooker | Coffee Braised Pot Roast

PHOTO CREDIT Since deciding to switch Slow Cooker Day from Sunday to Friday, I've ended up making a lot more meat dishes than I had originally planned for this In the Slow Cooker series. I promise, there will be a dairy recipe coming soon. For … [Read more...]

In the Kosher Slow Cooker: Mediterranean Beef Ragout

On Friday night, we had a most delicious meal of Mediterranean Beef Ragout with Smashed Potatoes and I can't wait to share the recipe with you. I found the Mediterranean Beef Ragout recipe in the cookbook The Healthy Slow Cooker. (I'm loving this … [Read more...]

In the Slow Cooker | Chicken with Leeks and Walnut Sauce

This past Friday, I made Chicken and Leeks in Walnut Sauce from The Healthy Slow Cooker. If you read my original In the Slow Cooker post, you know that I was going to make Sunday slow cooker day. Well, in typical Mara fashion, I'm tweaking … [Read more...]

Jamaican Sausage Stuffed Turban Squash

Guest Post by Melinda Strauss at Kitchen Tested Until just a week ago, I had no idea how many varieties of squash were so readily available in my local supermarket, let alone in existence! But as I strolled up and down the aisles on a shopping trip … [Read more...]

Shabbat Leftovers That Stretch

We do very well saving money during the week by eating a mostly vegetarian diet. Come Friday, however, not only is my family hankering for some M.E.A.T., but I also feel the need to put out a nicer-than-normal spread lichvod Shabbat (in honor of the … [Read more...]

Best Kosher Brisket Recipe (Coca-Cola Brisket)

As you know, the two secrets to a good (Jewish) brisket are low -- and slow. I cooked this one for about 5 hours last night on 300°. I let it cool overnight to let the fat get all congealed so I could scrape that part off. Then I sliced the … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Thai Style Chicken

Hello recipe exchanging friends. Thanks so much for picking up my slack last week and sharing some wonderful comfort food recipes. This week's recipe exchange theme has been inspired by a food blogger that I really like, Chick in the Kitchen. On … [Read more...]

My Favorite Cholent Recipe

Let me preface this recipe by saying that I am not a fan, in general, of cholent. (I know. Blasphemy!) Something about cooking food on a low temperature for 14 bajillion hours has a tendency to make every morsel of mush taste exactly like the next … [Read more...]