Onions, garlic, carrots, celery, tomatoes, paprika and bay leaves flavor this comforting lentil soup, cooked in an aromatic broth of white wine and chicken stock. Serve with a sprinkling of parsley and Parmesan cheese.

Onions, garlic, carrots, celery, tomatoes, paprika and bay leaves flavor this comforting lentil soup, cooked in an aromatic broth of white wine and chicken stock. Serve with a sprinkling of parsley and Parmesan cheese.

This is a traditional recipe good for anything that ails you. It’s the absolute best when you’ve got the flu, and it’s great the second and third day. Note, these matzoh balls are ‘sinkers’. These are traditional matzoh balls, as this recipe was passed down from my great-grandmother who needed to make them as heavy as possible to feed a hungry family during lean times. Cut the matzoh meal by 1/2 cup to lighten the load.

This is a traditional recipe good for anything that ails you. It’s the absolute best when you’ve got the flu, and it’s great the second and third day. Note, these matzoh balls are ‘sinkers’. These are traditional matzoh balls, as this recipe was passed down from my great-grandmother who needed to make them as heavy as possible to feed a hungry family during lean times. Cut the matzoh meal by 1/2 cup to lighten the load.

A rich potato soup that also has carrot, onion and celery. The chicken base also contributes to it’s complex flavor. Chicken base is a strong reduction of chicken stock that is normally sold in a resealable plastic jar and should be kept refrigerated.

A rich potato soup that also has carrot, onion and celery. The chicken base also contributes to it’s complex flavor. Chicken base is a strong reduction of chicken stock that is normally sold in a resealable plastic jar and should be kept refrigerated.