Sufganiyot

Categories: B-shul, Beth El Cookbook, Religious School
 

Sufganiyah (plural Sufganiyot) is a round jelly doughnut eaten in Israel and around the world on the Jewish Festival of Hanukkah. Jews have adopted the custom of eating fried foods to remember the miracle associated with the Temple oil.  After the army of Antiochus IV  had been driven from the Temple, the Maccabees discovered that almost…

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Latke Recipe from the NEW Beth El Cookbook!

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With Hanukah right around the corner, you will want to make this winning Potato Latke recipe from the New Beth El Cookbook. Potato Latkes submitted by Sarah Levine–Debby Moidel’s bubbie Ingredients: 8 potatoes 3-4 eggs 1 small onion 1/2 cup cornflake crumbs (not cornflake cereal) 1 teaspoon salt Dash of pepper 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Vegetable…

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Pareve Pinapple Kugel

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Throughout October, all grades of Beth El Religious School made individual Pareve Pinapple Kugel in B-shul. Kugel is a baked casserole, most commonly made from egg noodles (Lokshen Kugel) or potato. It is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish, often served on Shabbat and Yom Tov. I discovered in Wikipedia that the first Kugels were made…

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