Somebody's Grandmother's Kugel Recipe


½ pound wide egg noodles

1.5 sticks margarine (melted)

6 eggs (beaten)

1 pint sour cream

1 pint cottage cheese

1 cup sugar

2 tsp. vanilla

2 cups milk

Rice Crispies



Grease pan

Cook noodles according to package directions (I usually leave them a bit undercooked)

Blend first 7 ingredients and pour into greased pan

Pour 2 cups of milk over the mixture (it will look really soupy, but the milk will all be absorbed during the baking)

Top with crushed Rice Crispies

Sprinkle with cinnamon

Bake at 400 for 15 minutes; Then bake at 325 for 1 hour


Makes 12-18 servings       Enjoy!

Chocolate Matso

As served at the MLJC Passover Seder


Pre-heat oven to 350*


Line cookie sheets with foil or parchment paper. Place a single layer of matzo on cookie sheets.

Melt 8 oz butter with 1½  cup brown sugar. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.

Pour over matzo and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove from oven and spread with 3/4 cup chocolate chips. As the chips melt, spread to cover matzos. Cool and break into pieces.



Salmon Gefilte Fish –

Need a Cuisinart/Food Processor

As served at the MLJC Passover Seder

(Recipe adapted from Fast & Festive Meals for the Jewish Holidays)

Servings: 16 (generous)  Prep: 20 minutes     Bake: 1 hr

Advance Prep: May be refrigerated for 2 days or frozen (60 days).  If freezing, defrost in refrigerator.


2 medium onions, peeled & cut into chunks

5 large carrots, peeled & cut into 1-in pieces

2 stalks celery, cut into 1-in pieces

1 cup parsley springs

1 lb salmon fillets – skinned, cut into 2-in pieces

2 lbs white fish fillets – cut into 2-in pieces**

3 large eggs

½ cup vegetable oil

¼ cup (or less) sugar

2 tsp salt (or less)

2 tsp fresh coarse grind black pepper

*For garnish:  lettuce leaves, carrot curls/sticks & horseradish

**Any firm, fresh white fish will do (cod, sole, carp, red snapper – I prefer cod or sole)

***Recipe can be doubled but only if you have a large food processor.


Pre-heat oven to 350*


  • In food process with metal blade, process onions until minced.

  • Remove onions to a very large bowl.

  • Process, carrots, celery & parsley until ground.

  • Remove veggies to same large bowl.

  • Process salmon until ground.

  • With motor running, add white fish chunks through feed tube, 1 piece at a time until ground.

  • Add fish to same large bowl.

  • Process eggs, oil, sugar salt & pepper in processor & mix until very well blended.

  • Add to large bowl & mix all ingredients together by hand (wear disposable gloves).

  • Transfer mixture to ungreased 9/13 glass baking dish.  Bake, uncovered for 1 hr, or until firm to touch.  Top may turn golden brown.  Remove from oven & cool.


Cut into squares or slices, place on lettuce leaves, add garnish & serve chilled or at room temperature.



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