Sweet Lokshen Kugel

by: Mrs. Weiss (Literacy Aide) This is a traditional Jewish holiday dish. However, we love it so much that we make it often! Source: This recipe is from Grandma Regina Weiss. Ingredients12 oz wide egg noodles6 large eggs1 lb sour cream (2 cups)8 oz cottage cheese (1 cup)8 oz cream cheese, softened (1 cup)1 cup sugar1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted1/4 tsp saltCinnamon and sugar for dustingNonstick cooking oil sprayRecipe Steps Place a rack in the middle of your oven and preheat to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the noodles to the pot, bring back to a boil, and let them cook until tender (not overly soft), about 5 minutes. Drain and return the cooked noodles to the pot. In a food processor or blender, blend together the eggs, sour cream, cottage cheese, READ MORE

Challah

by: Miss Weiss (Special Ed Aide) The Jewish holiday Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday and ends at sundown on Saturday. For this holiday, there is a special bread we eat called Challah. Every week I use this recipe to make Challah (often with my Mom!) for my family to enjoy at Shabbat dinner.   Source: My family’s take on a Jewish tradition IngredientsBread2 ¼ teaspoons (1 standard ¼ – ounce packet) active dry yeast⅓ cup + 1 tsp honey ⅓ cup canola oil, plus more for the bowl2 large eggs + 1 large yolk1 ½ tsp table salt4 ¼ cups all-purpose or bread flour, plus more for your work surface Egg Wash1 large eggRecipe Steps Make your dough: Whisk yeast and 1 tsp honey into ⅔ cup warm water and let stand until foamy, a few minutes With a READ MORE