Category Archives: Appetizer

Matzo Meal and Cottage Cheese Latkes

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A flavorful patty of matzo meal, eggs, cottage cheese, and onions, fried in shallow oil Yield:  20 latkes Ingredients:  1 1/4 cups cottage cheese3 eggs, separated1 teaspoon salt2 1/4 cups matzo meal (9 ounces)1 large onion, minced1/2 teaspoon sugar3 tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt or waterground black pepperoil, for… Read more »

Spinach Tortillas

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Ingredients:  9 ounces fresh spinach, chopped (about 4-5 cups of packed, chopped spinach)1 tablespoon water2+ cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt or garlic saltdash of pepper or seasoned pepper1/4 cup oil Instructions:  1. In a large pan or skillet over medium to medium-low heat, cook spinach in water. Cover, stirring occasionally, until… Read more »

Herb Cheese Dollars

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Ingredients:  1/4 cup (1/2 stick) utter, softened8 ounces (2 cups) shredded sharp cheddar cheese, at room temperature4 ounces cream cheese, softened1 1/4 cups flour1/4 teaspoon basil1/4 teaspoon graound sage1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper2 tablespoons water Instructions:  1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine butter and cheeses and mix with an electric… Read more »

Cream Cheese with Green Onions and Chives

Ingredients:  8 ounces cream cheese, softened2 tablespoons milk or sour cream1 tablespoon (packed) fresh green onions, sliced thinly or minced*1 tablespoon (packed) fresh chives, sliced thinly or mincedA sprinkle of garlic salt and a dash of pepper Instructions:  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer… Read more »

French Onion Soup

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A light onion soup topped with bread and cheese Yield:  8 servings (about 3/4 cup each) Ingredients:  3 tablespoons butter, divided2 large sweet onions, cut in half and sliced2 cloves garlic, minced2 tablespoons all-purpose flour4 cups beef broth*3/4 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon sugar1/8 teaspoon black pepper2 tablespoons sorghum, optional1/3 cup… Read more »