Get the FREE Rosh Hashana Menu Planner Printable

Rosh Hashana will be here before we know it! I want to help you save time, money and a bit of your sanity by getting a jumpstart on your menu planning. Download my FREE Rosh Hashana menu planner by filling in your name and email on the form … [Read more...]

Yom HaZikaron

I share this story each year, because of all the tens of thousands of lives that are remembered today, on Israel's Memorial Day, this is the story that I know best. *** My husband moved to Israel from New Jersey the day after his 18th birthday. … [Read more...]

*Important Reminder* Make Your Passover 2019 Notes Now (& Check for Clearance)

This is your friendly, annual reminder to make your notes for next year's Pesach TONIGHT! Yes, do it as you're packing up your Pesach items! Here's what I make sure to include in my notes every yaer: What recipes worked? {I made really easy … [Read more...]

Simple Almond Cookies (Kosher for Passover)

Hey, friends! Like everyone else, I'm rushing to get a eleventy billion things done before chag, but I just had to jump on to share with you a new recipe I learned this Pesach. My friend Eliana made these delicious almond cookies and brought them … [Read more...]

UPDATED FOR 2018: Trader Joe’s Organic Coconut Milk & Other Coconut Products – Kosher for Passover without Special P Hechsher!

Updated for 2018 Wow! KosherCheck (formerly BCK) is my favorite kashering organization EVER! They are incredibly responsive and kind. I reached out to them after my 2017 post went viral and got verbal confirmation that this product IS permitted … [Read more...]

Seder Plates on Sale + $15 Off $100 + Free Shipping

Looking to get a new seder plate this year? Maybe you want to get a special gift for your parents or seder hosts? Judaica.com has a number of seder plates on sale, including by Yair Emmanuel. Plus when you use the coupon code PASSOVER15, you will … [Read more...]

Ten Plagues “Shtick” Ideas for Your Passover Seder

Image via Martha Stewart By popular demand, I'm bringing this post up to the top of KOAB. Long-time readers my remember this one from five years ago, when I first introduced seder "shtick" for the Ten Plagues at our seder. Our kids LOVED it so much … [Read more...]

Beautiful New Illustrated Haggadah by Israeli Artist

As long-time readers of KOAB know, one of my favorite family traditions is getting one new haggadah each year. Of course, we have our collection of Artscrolls, so everyone can be on the same page at the seder. But I love having interesting … [Read more...]

2018 OU Guide to Passover Available to Download for Free

The 5778 / 2018 OU Guide to Passover is now available online to download. It's getting real! Are you signed up for the Kosher on a Budget Passover Newsletter? Each evening, you’ll get an email from me with that day’s best Passover on a Budget tips, … [Read more...]

A Special Chanukah Recipe from Israel | Ta’amiyyah (Original Egyptian Falafel)

Gil Hovav is Israel’s leading culinary journalist, Gil Hovav has just released a brand new book translated into English, Candies from Heaven. In his native Israel, Gil Hovav is beloved as a special national cultural treasure. Now, finally, with … [Read more...]