Tag: Jewish Food

The case for Frying Donuts on Chanukah

The case for Frying Donuts on Chanukah
My last post on Gluten Free Sufganiyot was super popular.  Hooray! I received many comments wondering if it was possible to bake these donuts.  The answer? I have no idea. It wouldn’t have even occurred to me to bake Chanukah Donuts.  Here are the reasons. The Story of Chanukah There is an excellent post on... Read more »

Gluten Free Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) for Chanukah!

Gluten Free Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) for Chanukah!
Last year I was in Israel for Chanukah. There were sufganiyot (filled donuts) everywhere.  Literally.  Fancy Shmancy ones.  Humble jelly ones.  However, only one place carried gluten free ones.  Coney Island Bakery on Yaffo. By the time Chanukah was over me and Coney Island had developed a very serious Gluten Free Donut relationship. This year... Read more »

Blintz Recipe Roundup - 20 Incredibly Awesome Gluten-Free Blintz Recipes!!

Blintz Recipe Roundup - 20 Incredibly Awesome Gluten-Free Blintz Recipes!!
I love making blintzes.  It’s kind of a thing.   I’ve been creating new blintz recipes for around 100 years or so.  Maybe not 100 years, but a really really long time.  I’m sharing my absolute favorites with you, and some fabulous ones that were created by fellow blintz magicians. 20 INCREDIBLY AWESOME GLUTEN-FREE BLINTZ RECIPES... Read more »
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Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars

Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars
The last in my Canned Passover Macaroon series (#5), this recipe is loosely based upon one of absolute all time favorite year round Pecan Pie Bar recipe.  I no longer make the Pecan Pie bars gluten free because I eat the whole pan.  They are insanely good. I chose to make these bars using almonds because they... Read more »

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust
I’ve been trying to put together my Passover menu today.  It seems so silly to me that I’m having so much trouble putting it together.  There are only four meals for the first days of the holiday.  I can normally do four meals in my sleep. Considering how little sleep I get while prepping for... Read more »

Chocolate Chip Coconut Plantain Pancakes (Passover)

Chocolate Chip Coconut Plantain Pancakes (Passover)
I’ve gotten some really interesting comments regarding the concept of actually using Canned Passover Macaroons in recipes.   Most have been really positive. The idea of taking the ubiquitous Passover macaroon and transforming it into something not just edible, but incredible, send feelings of joy and happiness to large numbers of my readers. Hooray! Now, there... Read more »
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Hawaiian Chicken with Cauliflower Rice - Canned Passover Macaroon Recipe #1

Hawaiian Chicken with Cauliflower Rice - Canned Passover Macaroon Recipe #1
In an earlier post I promised awesome recipes using Canned Passover Macaroons.  Believe me when I tell you it took a lot of thought and creativity to come up with recipes that are really good. Actually delicious.  Gluten Free (of course). Passover friendly. Family friendly. No seriously complicated instructions. (Trumpets blaring, horns blasting, general fanfare)... Read more »

Gluten Free Honey Oat Challah and a Movie!!!

Gluten Free Honey Oat Challah and a Movie!!!
I’m that person. I’m the one who loves having guests with special food requirements.  I love the challenge.  I’m up for doing whatever it takes to accommodate my guests.  I’m not Wonder Woman, I’m GFE Woman…Gluten doesn’t stand a chance! Many years ago, even before I became a GFE, my son was diagnosed with an... Read more »