Great-Grandma’s Hungarian Chicken Paprikash (and Nockerl) Recipe

“What? You don’t like the other pie?” Everyone at the table groaned. My great-grandma had made Steve all of his favorite dishes: stuffed veal, chicken paprikash, cucumber salad with vinegar dressing, lima bean soup, and cauliflower with bread crumbs. He was doing an admiral job; he had navigated each course like an air force pilot…

Classic Matzah Ball Soup (*Vegetarian Option!*)

I would kill for a bagel right about now… It’s day 3 of Passover and the limited carb intake is already taking its toll. I dream of all things leavened—stacks of steaming hot pancakes, fluffy chocolate cake with layers of sugary frosting, warm flakey croissants—and Oh! How could I forget?—a simple yet substantial slice of…

*Guest Cooker* You Had Me At Challah

  [This week’s recipes and baking tips were provided by The Messy Cooker’s good friend, Impasharia. Before becoming a master at making challah, Impasharia began her career as a baker for Challah for Hunger, where she baked hundreds of types of challah. Chai tea. Jalapeno, Zatar. You name it.] While there haven’t been serious scientific…