Sukkot Edition Menu of 2018!
Now that Yom Kippur is behind us, and we are confident that we will have an amazing year, let's move on to next, SUKKOT!
Hot or cold weather, Sukkot means soups, this time around, it's a wild rice + mushroom soup.
This menu is in collaboration with an awesome sister of mine, Sarale Fradkin!
🍞Vanilla Crumb Challah
🍹Rum and Apple Cider Cocktail:
1/2 gallon apple cider, cinnamon, shot rum, ice
Trio of Dips: Served in this: https://amzn.to/2xAOiCT
Sweet Mango Chutney
In a large pan, saute 1 chopped onion until soft, add 2 minced garlic cloves, 1 tsp grated fresh ginger, saute for another minute.
Add 2 large chopped mangoes, 1 tsp mustard powder, 2 tsp spicy brown mustard, 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup water.
Simmer for 15 minutes until thickens, stirring often so it does not burn.
🍅>Cherry tomato Confit
1 lb. cherry tomatoes, spread on a sheet pan in 1 layer.
Season with 1/2 cup olive oil, add 3 fresh rosemary sprigs, 1 handful of torn fresh basil, 6 garlic cloves, salt and pepper.
Bake at 225 degrees, uncovered, for 3 hours.
Let cool completely, transfer to a bowl and add 1.5 tbsp red wine vinegar and some chopped fresh basil, taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.
🥑Arugula with avocado basil creme
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tsp honey or maple syrup
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
Blend- and add
1/4 cup water to thin (add more depending on consistency)
🦈Salmon and Spinach Puff
Cut puff pastry sheet into squares, cut salmon into small squares to fit on each puff pastry square.
Spinach: Saute 1 onion, add 1 lb. frozen chopped spinach, 2 minced garlics and 1 tsp. salt. Cook for about 10 minutes, let cool, and squeeze out extra liquid.
Spread a spoonful of the spinach mixture over salmon, seal puff dough (rectangle shape) over the salmon and spinach, brush with 1 beaten egg.
Bake at 375 for 25-30 min.
🍄Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup
Wild Rice Blend: https://amzn.to/2xpKOUg
Cook 1 cup wild rice blend, according to package directions.
In a large soup pot, saute 2 chopped onions in oil, add 3 cloves minced garlic.
Add 1 lb. sliced assorted mushrooms (white, crimini, portobello, shiitake...) and cook stirring often for 15 minutes, Add 1/3 cup flour to form a roux. Add 6 cups stock or water and 1 tbsp salt and 1 tsp pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
To serve, place a big spoon of wild rice and ladle soup over it.
🥩Bbq Pulled Brisket-
Cover brisket with bbq sauce, cover pan and cook for approx 6 hours.
Pull the brisket.
🍚Green Beans with Dehydrated Onions
Place fresh or frozen green beans on baking sheet, cover well with olive oil, salt and pepper and a generous amount of dehydrated onion slices.
Bake at 400 degrees until green beans are shriveling and browning at the edges.
🥔Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Spread potatoes on baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, salt and pepper, add 3 sprigs fresh rosemary, 3 sprigs fresh thyme and bake at 450 for 25-30 minutes. Serve immediately.
🍆Caper Zaatar Tahini and Eggplant
1/4 cup tahini
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tbsp capers
2 garlic cloves
2 tsp zaatar
1 tsp salt
Slowly add water, to desired consistency.
Roast, grill or broil halved eggplants and drizzle caper zaatar tahini over eggplant. Garnish with capers and fresh parsley.
🍎🍏🍦Warm Apple Crisp and Ice Cream
Peel, core and slice 7 apples, place in 9x13 baking pan.
Mix 3/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp flour, 1 tsp cinnamon and mix into sliced apples. Pour 1/2 cup water around the edges.
Combine 1 cup oats, 1 cup flour, 1 cup brown sugar, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp baking soda, 1/2 cup oil. Crumble over apple mixture and bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees, uncovered.
MaMenu Sukkah Recommendations!
Wood Compostable Plates and Cutlery Links:
We used these for our Pesach seder and they are GORGEOUS!
Super Fun non breakable for all the indoor/outdoor serving and clearing: