Category Archives: Soups

Saffron Matzo Balls Featured

Saffron Matzo Balls

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn to make tender, fluffy Saffron Matzo Balls with an exotic flavor and gorgeous color, perfect for the holidays. Kosher for Pesach, Meat.

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Floater Matzo Balls

Floater Matzo Balls

Posted in: Deli Favorites

How to make floater-style matzo balls for Passover from scratch using a few simple ingredients. Kosher, meat, matzah, matza, matzo meal.

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Butter Bean Soup 4

Butter Bean Soup

Posted in: Gluten Free

Butter Bean Soup with butter beans (aka mature lima beans), carrots, celery, and fresh dill in a flavorful vegan broth. Healthy, kosher, pareve.

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Squash Soup Meat

Butternut Squash Soup with Chickpeas

Posted in: Appetizers

Today’s recipe is a soup that I adapted from an old Sephardic Israeli family recipe. It utilizes two popular Middle Eastern ingredients, chickpeas and butternut squash, to create a hearty soup that is low in calories and full of fiber. The natural sweetness of the squash really compliments the nutty flavor of the chickpeas. The …

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Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

Posted in: Deli Favorites

It’s been a soupy few days here at The Shiksa Blog, so I thought I’d finish the week by sharing my “Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup” recipe with you.  I make this soup at least once a month.  For the Passover Seder, I cook two or three large stockpots full.  And somehow, we never seem to …

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This chicken stock is from my "Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup" recipe.

The Shiksa’s “Stock Secrets”

Posted in: Entrees

No, I’m not going to share my stock trading tips with you.  I have none.  The stock market is way too risky for this Shiksa.  I’m talking about chicken soup stock, of course! There is nothing so delicious on a cold winter’s day than a piping hot bowl of chicken soup—and every yummy pot of …

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