Fake Napoleon by Request

Originally posted on koolkosherkitchen:
My husband (AKA The Boss) requested Napoleon. I obliged, but cheated. Presenting a lip-smacking, but totally Fake Napoleon, by request: I had a leftover of Phyllo dough, about 6 -7 sheets. I thought it would be enough, and it was. The trick is to mist each sheet with oil before placing…

To Honor My Students

I interrupt last minute Shavuos preparations to honor my students on their holiday.  Many of my students this semester are from Haiti, and today they celebrate Flag Day. To find out more about this holiday, go to this article and come back for some delicious Haitian recipes, contributed by my students. Baked Fish Fried Accra…

Say CHEESE for Shavuos!

Contrary to all other Jewish holidays, when we prepare festive meals that include both fish and meat, signifying rejoicing in His benevolence that grants us abundance, traditional Shavuos table is laden with dairy dishes, from blintzes to cheesecakes, and anything milky delicious you can think of.  One of the reasons for this unique menu is…

My First Hit – Shavuos Challah

Right in time for Shavuos, my book, together with this recipe, has been featured in the Food & Drinks section of LATF USA (LA TV FILM):  http://www.latfusa.com/article/2018/5/comfort-recipes-with-dr-dollys-kool-kosher-kitchen/ Thank you for your constant and unwavering support, Beautiful People! It inspires and motivates me to keep on having fun in the kitchen. via Sweet and Healthy Pull-apart Challah…

Chocolate Cake

Originally posted on lifelessons – a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown:
Chocolate You’re being good and I am not. I broke my diet and got caught. I’d have resisted if I could, but chocolate cake just looked so good. I bought a piece, not a whole cake. I thought a meal of it I’d make. But…

Tropical Appetizer and the Fruit of Love

A legend of true and undying love that emerges from the mango tree is found in old Sanskrit tradition.  Once upon the time, the daughter of the sun, Surya Bai, transformed herself into a golden lotus to evade persecution of an evil sorceress. The sorceress became angry when the King of the land fell in…

You, and You, and You!

Originally posted on Lasting Joy Club:
With an apology for yet another delay caused by technology sabotaging my work, I am happy to report to you, Beautiful People, that our April Lasting Joy club get-together was successful, inspirational, and a lot of fun. In addition to new club members who were physically present, the number…

Light the Bonfire of Love with Chocolate Logs!

Originally posted on koolkosherkitchen:
Happy Mother’s Day and Happy Lag b’Omer, Beautiful People! Our sages said, “Who is wise? One who learns from every person” (Ethics of Our Fathers, 4:1). The first person in our lives we have a chance to learn from is MOTHER. From her we learn kindness, caring, and most importantly, unconditional…

Stuffed Peppers – Where Is the Beef?

Originally posted on koolkosherkitchen:
You think veganism is a recent trend? Think again! You think feminism was invented in the twentieth century? Missed it by about 2400 years! Meet Orpheus, mythical Ancient Greek poet and musician, a hero of one of the best-known love stories of all times (if you are wondering about the black…

United Colors of a Rainbow

Originally posted on Lasting Joy Club:
A beautiful shimmering symbol of peace, both a natural phenomenon and a Divine promise to protect and preserve the world, the rainbow is a living statement, a map, if you will, of what really transpires in our lives.  A rainbow is formed when pure white light refracts into seven…

The Power Space

Originally posted on Lasting Joy Club:
With April designated as National Stress Awareness Month, April 16 is a special day set aside for Americans to be aware of just how stressed they may have become!  This year, sit back and chill out on Monday, April 16, 2018 for National Stress Awareness Day Whether it’s struggling…