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March 20, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Garlic Chicken

My mother made garlic chicken every Friday night for as long as I can remember.  She used the same rub on turkey, duck and Cornish hens, the only variation being the bigger the bird, the more garlic. Bake the chicken in a large enough pan to hold quartered potatoes and baste chicken and potatoes with […]

March 19, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Countdown To Passover

The previous seven recipes were all included with Passover in mind. I hope you try them and enjoy them. After Shabbat I plan to add one more recipe each day till Erev Pesach. Shabbat Shalom, Irene

March 18, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Marinated Eggplant

Many years ago I was a volunteer on Kibbutz Usha in Northern Israel.  I asked to be assigned to the dairy and was given the morning shift, working side by side with an Arab named Hasan, a kind and willing teacher.  It was quite an experience for a girl from New York.  For me, the […]

March 17, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Imberlach

This is a Saiger family recipe for a Passover confection called Imberlach.  The recipe was handed down to my mother-in-law from her mother-in-law, Manya Saiger, my children’s great-grandmother.  My mother-in-law once described Imberlach for a Passover cookbook “watch your cavities or fillings, the imberlach are jawbreakers, but oh so good.” Imberlach 1 1/2 lbs. honey 1/2 cup sugar […]

March 17, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Calves’ Foot Jelly

This is for Charlie who requested a recipe for Calves’ Foot Jelly.  He is my son’s classmate and though we haven’t met, you have to admire someone who wants to make Ptcha. Ptcha (Calves’ Foot Jelly) 2 calves’ feet 1 bay leaf 5 or 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper Soak […]

March 16, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Mushroom Kugel

  My mother would saute mushrooms, onions, celery and carrots and either mix them with challah for her Thanksgiving stuffing or with matzot during Passover.  It is a very simple combination but if the onions are caramelized to the perfect stage and the mushrooms are flavorful, you end up with a really good kugel. Manya’s Mushroom Kugel […]

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