Friday, April 30, 2010

Shabbat Menus

Meals to make the the birthday celebration delicious! The lemon filled cake looks like it's going to be a real winner! Three layer lemon sponge filled with lemon curd and frosted with seven minute frosting - can't wait!!!!

Friday Night Dinner

Homemade Challah

Crispy Baked Wonton
Chicken Soup with Noodles

Roast Chicken
Teriyaki London Broil
Bok Choy Salad - Soy Sauce Green Beans
Roasted Potato Wedges - Corn Kugel

Lemon Filled Cake with Seafoam Frosting
Peanut Butter Brownies

Shabbat Lunch

Homemade Challah

Strawberry Spinach Salad
or Fruit Cup

Shnitzel - Adin Shnitzel Nuggets
Silver Tip Roast Beef
Oven Browned Potatoes
Israeli Salad - Bok Choy Salad
Peanut Butter Noodles
Carrot Kugel
GF Pasta - GF Corn Muffins

Frozen Chocolate Mousse Cake with GF "Oreo" Crust
GF Muddy Buddies - Oatmeal Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies - Peanut Butter Brownies

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Deli Roll - Delicious!

Though a bit more effort that a standard deli roll, a mashed potato deli roll is just delicious! The day before I planned to make the deli roll, I made mashed potatoes, but a little stiffer than usual didn't add salt - the deli meats were going to add the saltiness!

On a sheet of plastic wrap, cold mashed potatoes were rolled/patted into a rectangle, about a half inch thick. Mustard was lightly spread over the mashed potatoes, then thinly sliced deli meats layered on top - I used pastrami and salami - next time I'd use turkey and one other - it was a little too salty....

Using the plastic wrap, the potatoes/meat were wrapped up jelly-roll style

Next, a sheet of puff pastry was lightly rolled out so it was slightly larger than the potato/meat roll and rolled around the outside of the roll

The roll was then brushed with egg wash, sprinkled with sesame seeds and bake at 400 degrees for about 40 minutes. I reheated it for shabbat lunch and it was delicious!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Cooking Class


(Just in time for Shavuot)


MC900187543[1] Baking Class

(for Adults & Teens)

with Debra Kamerman

Sunday May 16, 4:00-5:30 pm

Hebrew Institute of White Plains

20 Greenridge Avenue

White Plains, New York

Think you’ve got no time to bake?

Debra will also teach organization and time management skills to get it all done!

Cloud Callout: Don’t Leave the Kids at Home! Children ages 5-12 are invited for movie & pizza while the adults are baking!


RSVP by May 10

For more information contact Meira Orentlicher or 831-7111

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Deli Roll Dilemma

Whether you make it with pizza dough, or puff pastry dough, deli roll is delicious. For the those of you who don't know, a deli roll is a rectangle of dough, spread with mustard, lined with different thinly sliced deli meats, rolled like a jelly roll and baked.


More often than not, the dough that's rolled within the slices of meats doesn't really cook nicely - it stays soft, and I've had more than one occasion when it just seemed raw and sticky.

This week I'm going to try a different approach - I'll make stiff mashed potatoes - pat them into a rectangle shape, line with the sliced meat, roll, THEN cover with dough and bake...

I'll try to get pictures as I go along and let you know if it works!

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