Category: Recipes

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Hamantash Fest Week #1

This Sunday marks the month of Adar, and that means Purim, and hamantashen of course! Join Oorah’s Hamantash Fest! Send us pictures of your baking, your favorite recipes, and let us know your favorite...

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Fruit Leather for Tu B’shvat

Tu B’shvat, as the day  G-d judges the trees, is the perfect time to celebrate the plentiful fruits and vegetables with which we are blessed. Dried fruit is an especially popular and delicious option. Here’s...

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Kosher Fish 101

What makes a fish kosher? A great article from kosher.com, here’s a comprehensive FAQ on kosher fish. Q: How do we identify a kosher fish? A: The Torah (Vayikra 11:9) says that the simanim of kosher...

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Challa Baking for Dummies

Tamar Ansh, a veteran challah baker, shares the tips and tricks she’s learnt from her experiences in the kitchen. Baking challah for Shabbos is a unique mitzva special for the Jewish women. Whether you’ve never baked...

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Shabbos Recipes

Cooking for Shabbos each week shouldn’t be difficult and time-consuming. Enjoy these recipes courtesy of kosher.com, try some or try all for a variation of your Shabbos menu. The best part about these recipes: they’re...

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Uncle Mike’s Donuts

Delicious donuts by our very own Uncle Mike. To save 1/3 of the calories, eat 2 donuts instead of 3 😉 There’s nothing quite like fresh donuts! Ingredients: 1 pkg dry yeast (1 square)...

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Sufganiyot- Jelly Donuts

Sufganiyot are the perfect treat for your Chanuka celebration. The home-made version is sooo much better than the store-bought kind! Ingredients: (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast or 1⁄2 ounce fresh yeast 2 tablespoons warm water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 cups flour...

Multi-color Winter Vegetable Soup 0

Multi-color Winter Vegetable Soup

Enjoy this yummy and wholesome soup all winter long. Submitted by Mrs. Sarah Feldman, TorahMates coordinator, it’s the perfect soup for the cold nights. Ingredients 3 Carrots grated 3 Zuccini grated 2 Rutabaga 2 parsnip...

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Lentil Soup

In Parshas Toldos, Esav (Esau) sells the rights of the firstborn to Yaakov (Jacob) for a bowl of lentils. (More on this here.) This gave rise to a tradition to serve lentil soup the...

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Kosher-for-Passover Chocolate Chip Cookies

A great take-along snack for your Chol Hamoed trip! Ingredients: 1 cup oil 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2 cups potato starch 3 tablespoons vanilla sugar 1 package ground walnuts 1 package ground filberts...