Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Feeding Teenage Boys

Last shabbat, my nearly 17 year old had a few friends for shabbat.  I've watched this group of kids grow up, and it's a great pleasure - MUCH NACHAS - to see how they're turning into fine young men.  Fine HUNGRY young men - I'm not big on buying prepared foods, or even using the bakery other than for challot, so I try to be very organized, make shopping lists ahead of time, and getting as much as possible in the freezer.  Fortunately, I don't work Friday afternoons, so it all comes together...

Here's what they had...

Friday Night Dinner


Chicken Soup with Noodles

Honey Mustard Chicken

Meatballs in Sauce & Pasta

Spicy Roasted Potatoes, Corn Kugel

Tossed Salad, Stir Fry Broccoli


Shabbat Breakfast

Donuts, Bagels

Shabbat Lunch


Spicy Noodles, Cranberry Kugel, Israeli Salad


Peanut Butter Mousse Cake

Marble Pound Cake, Pumpkin Chip Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Peanut Butter Cookies

Motzei Shabbat


They were happy!


  1. Dear Debra,

    I just found your blog. I have just decided to keep kosher. It's a challenge to find a lot of kosher products where I live though.

    You have a wonderful blog.


  2. Melissa - though I'm certainly not an authority on keeping kosher, I'd be happy to help, or suggest recipe fixes -

    If you've never "done" passover before, it may be a real challenge. A series of posts on preparing for a totally homemade passover seder and other passover meals will start soon!


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