GRIMSTICH, Jewish Bear Claw

GRIMSTICH recipe comes from my NANA┬áMiriam Habranka a strong Russian Jewish Woman. She would make this when visiting us. My family traveled and worked all over the world. Nana- is Greek for other than mother, for she was my grandmother. A Russian Jewish woman born in 1897 in Moscow Russia. Her family made clothing for…

Jewish Shallet.

Line a well-buttered pudding-dish with a rich pie-paste and cover with a layer of sliced apples. Sprinkle with cinnamon, grated lemon peel and small bits of butter, and moisten with white wine; then cover with a layer of the paste and fill with another layer of apples, nuts and raisins, a tablespoonful of syrup, the…

Russian Stewed Brains.

Clean and stew the brains with 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1 sliced onion, salt and pepper. Add a tablespoonful of brown sugar, 1/2 cup of raisins. Let stew until tender. Remove the brains to a platter; add a lump of butter and a tablespoonful of molasses to the sauce; boil up and pour over the…

Jewish Stewed Brisket.

Boil beef brisket until tender, and slice thin. Sauce pan heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; add 1 chopped onion fine. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown. Add the water in which the meat was cooked, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/2 cup of vinegar, 1 tablespoonful of brown sugar and some cinnamon and 1…

Jewish Stewed Shad.

Clean and cut a shad into large slices; sprinkle with salt, pepper and ginger. Put on to boil with 1 sliced onion, 1 bay-leaf, a few cloves, 2 sprigs of parsley and 1/2 cup of vinegar. When done, remove the fish to a platter; add 1/2 cup of raisins, 1 tablespoonful of butter, 1/2 cup…

Jewish Crebchen Soup.

Beat 3 eggs with 2 tablespoonfuls of water and a pinch of salt; then add enough flour to make a stiff dough. Work it well with flour and roll out as thin as possible; fold it double and cut into square pieces and fill with minced cooked chicken or veal. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and…

Jewish Egg Bread

by Chef Murph Jewish Egg Bread Soak some matzoths in milk for a few minutes; then dip them into seasoned beaten eggs. Add a pinch of sugar and let them fry in hot rendered butter until a golden brown. Sprinkle with pulverized sugar and cinnamon and serve hot with coffee. Enjoy! Show some love and…

Jewish Stewed Brisket

Good Day! Here is a great brisket recipe for you to try on this wonderful Monday: Boil beef brisket until tender, and slice thin. Heat 2 tablespoonfuls of butter; add 1 chopped onion. Stir in 1 tablespoonful of flour until brown. Add the water in which the meat was cooked, 1/2 cup of raisins, 1/2…

Irish Meal — Jewish

Making an Irish dinner for myself. Yum! But did you know that it’s a Jewish meal? Yes Irish did not corn or preserve anything. The traditional dish is bacon cabbage and potatoes. It wasn’t until the 2nd migration that they met Uncle Murray at the Jewish deli in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC. Irish would get cornbeef…