choucroute
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French Choucroute Garnie Recipe.

Choucroute is the national Alsatian dish It straddles French and German Cuisine frontiers, and merges them beautifully. Choucroute is the French etymological take on Sauerkraut. Called Choucroute Garnie (garnished), because it always comes…
red cabbage salad
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Pomegranate Herb Red Cabbage Salad Recipe.

I love love love red cabbage. There's nothing I don't do with red cabbage; to name just a few of my red cabbage treats: kim chi;  swiss chard and sausage; health salad. I can't recommend this enough: Please give your food processor all…
cabbage strudel
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Blue Cheese Cabbage Strudel Recipe

Cabbage strudel is deceptively plebeian Paired as it is here with blue cheese, it is actually quite luxurious. Great choice of a hors d'oeuvre or first course. If you would rather not make the cabbage Strudel dairy, it is OK to skip the blue…
jicama slaw
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Cabbage, Cucumber and Jicama Slaw Recipe

Jicama Slaw? Oh gosh look what happened to Cole Slaw! How did Jicama wriggle its way in there? But come to think of it, why not? There could be so many lovely variations on the "slaw" theme, where grated cabbage, as well as a pale color and…
fennel compote
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Apple Cabbage Fennel Compote Recipe

Fennel Compote is guaranteed to endear fennel to you! What a shame fennel is such an acquired taste in America! In my fennel compote, the fennel gets some protection: it is flanked by the more familiar cabbage and apples: That will work,…
borscht
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Vegetarian Quick Borscht Recipe

My borscht is as quick as it is hearty. It is a real sweet-and-sour match triumph. I call my borscht quick for good reason: Although I love the classic beef borscht and enjoy it occasionally, I have no intention (and neither do you, I’ll bet!)…
stuffed cabbage
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Lazy Not Stuffed Cabbage Recipe

Huh? NOT stuffed cabbage? I would like to say that it is this week's inclement weather which is inspiring me to make this wonderful comfort food, except I love comfort foods anytime anywhere, in all seasons. Cabbage, tomatoes, rice, meat (or…
nappa cabbage
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Asian Beef Shiitake Nappa Cabbage Salad Recipe

Nappa cabbage plays a much larger role than it usually does a salad. In this dish, nappa cabbage gets equal time with the beef and makes a wonderful main course. My children make this beef nappa cabbage salad  quite often for Shabbos, and…
white bean soup
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French Herb White Bean Soup Recipe

Herb White Bean Soup: I am mighty proud of my creation! A rustic, low-cost and low-maintenance feast, and a meal in itself. Straight from my latest Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Since so many of my recipes are  so elastic, I…
cabbage apple slaw
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Cabbage Apple Slaw Recipe. Variations

Cabbage Apple slaw? Huh? Oh no! Look what happened to coleslaw! Well, really why not? A slaw being nothing more than shredded cabbage as the first building block—have fun adding all the good stuff, with minimal effort on your part, thanks…
japanese pickles
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Japanese Pickles Recipe. Kim Chi and All Variations

Japanese pickles are a snap to make. Pickles and Kim Chi recipe, and much much more, are in my New Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. We grew up eating pickles and all fermented foods: Not just what we in the US call pickles, but…
cole slaw
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Cole Slaw Recipe the Easy and Healthy Way

I adore cole slaw. I have long since stopped apologizing for my plebeian tastes. I love to make it for large parties too. It doesn't hurt that it keeps perfectly for a good few days. You will see that my cole slaw is much leaner than the…