Mom’s Easy Barbecue Chickpea Casserole

4 cups cooked or canned chickpeas

3-4 Tblsp maple syrup or honey

1 teasp prepared mustard

3/4 large can crushed tomatoes

1 medium onion – chopped

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teasp cayenne pepper


Mix all ingredients well, and pile into oiled casserole dish. Cover and bake about 1 hour in mod-hot oven, uncovering […]

Mom’s Sweet and Sour Chicken


1 chicken

1/2 cup ketchop

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup soy sauce


Pour honey, ketchup, and soy sauce over chicken, and bake.

Mom’s Jamaican Chicken


1 oven-ready chicken

2 teaspoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 onion

To Baste:

1 Tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon ground ginger

4 Tablespoons honey

Method: Brush chicken inside an dout with soy sauce, and leave to dry in cool place. Sprinkle with ginger. Peel onion, and […]

Mom’s Chicken in Black Beer


Chicken portions

2 large onions – cubed

2 cloves garlic – crushed

1 bottle black beer


salt and pepper

mixed herbs

lots of parsley

2 tins tomato puree + 4 tins water

Method: Brown chicken in oven with salt, pepper, and garlic. Fry onions and add garlic, puree, water, beer and herbs, and […]

Mom's Sweet and Sour Schnitzel






salt and pepper

lots of fresh lemon juice


bay leaves


Method: Dip each piece of schnitzel in breadcrumbs mixed with paprika, and place in pyrex or baking dish. Bake in oven till brown.

Mom’s Milchike


80 gr yeast (4 heaped Tablespoons)

200 gr butter – nicely melted

1 kg flour (plus more as needed)

12 teaspoons sugar

4 eggs

1.5 teaspoons salt

1.5 cups milk

Method: In micro, warm yeast with 1 of the teaspoons sugar to reoom temperature. Place flour in bowl and make well in center. Into […]

Mom’s Yaffa Miller Scones


200 gr butter

1 container yogurt (200 gr)

2 eggs

2 Tablespoons sugar

pinch salt

about 2 pkts Self-Raising flour (1 pkt = 2.5 cups) – to make workable dough

Method: Crumb butter, flour, salt and sugar. Beat eggs and add, leaving some for smearing. Add Gil. Roll dough to 1/4″ thick, and cut […]

Gran’s Haroset


6 apples – peeled, cored and grated coarsely

150 gr walnuts – chopped

3 Tablespoons ground cinnamon

3 Tablespoons honey

6-8 Tablespoons sweet red wine


Place apples and walnuts in large bowl. Sprinkle cinnamon over, and stir in honey and sweet wine.

Refrigerate until serving.

Mom’s Sweet & Sour Roast


1 piece of meat – no. 5 or shoulder

1/2 cup vinegar

1/2 cup soy sauce

less than 1/2 cup sugar

lots of crushed garlic


Marinade in fridge at least 2 days. Bake in oven till tender.

Mom’s Kugel for Cholent


2 eggs

100 gr butter

2 teaspoons sugar


1/4 cup water

3/4 cup matza meal

Ingredients: Mix eggs, sugar, butter and salt. Add water and matza meal. Form ball and place on top of cholent, in center. Swells.