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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jean Margul

Reader recipe exchange: Spinach Roll-Ups

August 31, 2018

From Jean Margul, a co-chair of the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival: This recipe came from a very dear friend from Quincy, Ill., Edith Berkowitz. She served it one day when we were at her home for mah jongg. And, I loved it! And, now, I’ve been making...

Florence Shultz of Chesterfield

Reader Recipe Exchange: Chocolate Chip Cookies

Florence Shultz, Chesterfield July 26, 2018

From Florence Shultz of Chesterfield: I have always had a passion for cooking and baking. When I was growing up, I always helped my grandmother and mother cook. I have many great memories of baking with my two daughters, Charlotte and Melissa, when...

Diane Packman

Reader recipe exchange: Wild Rice and Artichoke Heart Tartlets

June 28, 2018

From Diane Packman of Creve Coeur: “I love to cook, but I do not serve heavy appetizers when I invite people over.  I don’t know why, but I think it’s because I want my guests to be hungry for my dinner. About 18 or 19 years ago, I had friends...

Reader Recipe Exchange: Bobbye’s Strudel

April 26, 2018

One of my favorite memories from my youth was cooking with my Bobbye, Eva Blumenfeld Chosid. She was an amazing woman. Way ahead of her time. She worked with my Papu, Harry Chosid. They had a chicken business. She taught me so many of our family’s...

Dorothy Firestone

Reader recipe exchange: Mrs. Feinberg’s Vegetable Kugel

March 29, 2018

When in doubt for a good recipe, Passover or any time of the year, we often consult with Dorothy Firestone of Clayton, cook extraordinaire and author of the self-published “Table Talk: A Cookbook and a Memoir.” The following recipe isn’t in Firestone’s...

Nick Riggio

Reader Recipe Exchange: Nick’s Lasagna

March 1, 2018

Nick Riggio, a University City resident and member of Kol Rinah, explained that when he injured his knee some years ago, he wanted to show his appreciation to his co-workers for covering for him by making them his “famous” lasagna. “I used to develop...

Banana Chocolate Cake

Reader Recipe Exchange: Banana Chocolate Cake

March 1, 2018

When Barbara Kopperman Becker was growing up in St. Louis, her mother, Mariam Kopperman, would bake a chocolate banana cake on Thursday to have for Shabbat dessert. “It was a ‘dairy cake,’ because it calls for buttermilk, which is made with milk...

Banana Chocolate Cake

Introducing the Reader Recipe Exchange

January 25, 2018

Welcome to “Reader Recipe Exchange,” a new monthly feature in the Jewish Light. We kicked this month’s off with a couple of staff heirloom recipes, now we’d like to hear from you.Please share your favorite family recipes with us. When submitting,...

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