My Bubby's Recipes by PotatoD

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BurdinRS


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Quiz Description

More than just kugel! The questions below test your knowledge of Jewish culinary delights.

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Questions:

Howard Wolowitz once tried to pass off what traditional Rosh Hashana soup component as a Klingon word?

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kreplach

My grandmother, from Kiev, called it kmishbread. It's also known as mandelbrodt. What is the more familiar Italian cookie it most resembles?

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biscotti

Hanukkah is customarily celebrated by indulging in fried foods to symbolize the miracle of the oil. In much of the diaspora, the manifestation is the latke (potato pancake). What is the traditional fried treat in Israel?

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soufganiyot

Although recipes vary, what is the essential ingredient in tzimmes, a side dish whose name is also used as a Yiddish synonym for “kerfuffle,” “big deal,” or “fuss”?

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carrots

What food is described by the following analogy? Sephardic: Dried fruit::Ashkenazic:Apples

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charoset

The kosher dietary laws require separating milk and meat, which constrains the options for dessert after a meat meal. David Mintz, a restaurateur searching for non-dairy dessert options, is responsible for introducing what product in 1981?

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Tofutti

Although you could probably make it yourself from matzah without much difficulty, it is possible to purchase a box of matzah broken up into little bits that can be used in such dishes as matzah kugel. What is the name of this product?

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farfel

What cookbook, created as a fundraiser by Lizzie Black Kander in 1901 and officially titled “The Way to a Man’s Heart” but known universally by this other name, was an essential for Jewish cooks for generations?

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The Settlement Cookbook

What now-common kitchen item was first custom-made by the Minnesota-based Nordic Ware company for the Minneapolis Hadassah Society in 1950?

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bundt pan

What is the name of the slow-cooked dish of meat, vegetables, and beans that is traditionally eaten on Saturday afternoons in observant homes, because it can be prepared without violating the rules of the Sabbath?

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cholent

What are the ingredients in a Hillel sandwich?

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matzah and bitter herbs

Those who indulge too enthusiastically in what SPECIFIC TYPEof traditional cookie would be wise to avoid workplace drug testing for a period of time after Purim? (Give the name of the cookie and its filling.)

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poppyseed hamantaschen