Cooking for The King
The Table of Contents


Haskamos ~ Thank you ~ Introduction ~ Acknowledgments

You are the Queen in the Kitchen ~ Kosher for The King


The Majesty of Challah
& Bread

The Challah, Our Nachala (Our Inheritance)

The Challah Recipe

The Mitzvah of Taking Challah ~ Taking Challah Deeper

Rosca ~ Cinnayums! ~ Garlic, Onion & Poppyseed Twirls

Shemen Tov ~ Olive oil Herb Mix

Fool Proof Focaccia

Apple and Zucchini Muffins ~ Marvelous Moist Banana Bread

Angel Biscuits

Against The Grain


The Salad Station: The Appetizer Salads & Spreads

To Dine with The King

The Benefits of Beans ~ Black Bean Chummos ~ Texas Caviar
Classic Chummos

The Carrot ~ Carrot Salad

The Eggplant ~ Dead Sea Babaganoush ~ Marinated Grilled Eggplant
Easy Eggplant Spread ~ Sephardic Eggplant Salad

The Avocado ~ Fresh Guacamole

Beet It! ~ Roasted Ginger Beets ~ Salad Simanim
Hints to Hashem, The Simanim

The Bell Pepper
Syrian Roasted Pepper Salad ~ Persian Roasted Pepper Salad

The Unique Jewish Character
Easy Green Olive Tapenade ~ Classic Black Olive Tapenade
The Oil of the Olive ~ Miracle Oil

Ginger Cucumber Salad ~ Cool as a Cucumber Craving

The Mushroom ~ Marinated Mushrooms ~ Mushroom Ratatouille

Jane's Pepper & Tomato Salad ~ In Tune With Tomatoes
Turkish Salad ~ South African Tomato Salad


The Fish Dish

Total Immersion Therapy

Seafood Pasta Salad ~ Seafood Strudel

The Crown of a Good Name

The Fish Knish ~ Salmon Quiche

Fishing for Compliments?

Seafood Louis ~ Faux "Crab" Cakes

Fish: good for your head and your heart

Barbecue Salmon ~ Chipotle Fish Cakes

Taco Fish Salad ~ Fish Tacos

An Unquenchable Thirst

Teriyaki Baked Salmon ~ Simple Salted Salmon

Cold Curry Fish ~ Baked Fish Dijon

Queen of the Kitchen Fish Salad


The Soup Story

Souped Up on Fast Food

Inspired Chicken Soup ~ Rich Roasted Chicken Broth

Elegant (or everyday) Red Bean and Barley Soup
Elsie's Lima Bean Soup
Sephardic Chickpea Soup ~ Hearty Cabbage Soup

Garden Vegetable Chili ~ Southwestern Veggie Soup
Queen of the Kitchen Diet Vegetable Soup
Sunny Soup with squash, corn & cumin

Ginger Grows on You ~ Harvest Vegetable Bisque ~ Hot and Sour Soup

Classic Bistro Onion Soup

A Curry Conundrum ~ Caramelized Vegetable Soup with curry
Spiced Gazpacho with curry cream

Kosher Brunswick Stew ~ Chicken & Okra Gumbo


The Game of Chicken

Better Fences...

Chine-easy Chicken ~ Apricot Chicken

Moroccan Chicken Salad ~ Chicken Francaise ~ Chicken Marsala

Southeast Asian Chicken ~ Blazing Chicken Kabobs

Wild Rice Chicken Pilaf ~ Chicken with Lime, Scallions and Parsley

The Pomegranate Paradox ~ Chicken Rimon

Chicken Piquant ~ Chimichurri Chicken ~ Chicken from Turkey

"Close the Deal" Chicken ~ Chicken with Figs & Orange Sauce

Slow Oven Fried Chicken ~ Real Southern Fried Chicken
The Secret to a Kosher Southern Fried Chicken

Honey Curry Chicken ~ Smothered Chicken

Rotisserie Thai Chicken ~ Simple Roasted Lemon Chicken

Sesame Chicken Wings ~ "Buffalo" Chicken Wings

The Turkey Prince ~ Herbed Breast of Turkey
Turkey Cutlets with tomato, thyme & shallots


Meat: Holy Chow

It's a Wealth Food

Lemon Rosemary Roast ~ Creole Roast Beef

Fired Up London Broil

The Wonder of Wine ~ Beef Bourguignon ~ Tipsy Steak

Glazed Corned Beef ~ Elise's Deli Roll

Holy Business

Kefta Kebabs ~ Lauren's Meatballs ~ Steak Burgers

A Middos Lesson in the Worcestershire Sauce ~ Marinade Cancun

Adam's Ribs ~ Lamb Kabobs ~Veal Stew Olivada

Facing the Animal Within-and winning!

Breezy Barbecue Brisket ~ Fajitas for a Party


The Side Show

The Walnut ~ Broccoli with Lemon & Walnuts

Sweet and Sour Cabbage ~ Zydeco Green Beans

The Secret Fruits of Torah ~ Carrots in Marsala Wine
Moroccan Carrot Coins ~ Caramelized Balsamic Carrots
Moist Carrot Muffins

Dixie Corn Dollars

Tex Mex Ratatouille ~ My Favorite Ratatouille ~ Oven Fried Eggplant

Squash & Tomato Tart ~ Summer Squash Casserole
Forgotten Zucchini

Good ol' Okra ~ Bamia, Sephardic Okra and Tomatoes
Sephardic Leek Patties

Healing Tears

Balsamic Grilled Vegetables

In Praise of The Braise
Winter Vegetable Braise ~ Mustard & Lemon Braised Vegetables

Got Garlic?

Bring on the Onions ~ Balsamic Roasted Onions

The Do's & Don'ts of Roasting Vegetables ~ Roasted Winter Vegetables
Roasted Veggies, Master Recipe

Winter Vegetable Fritters

The Five Secrets of Filo ~The Vegetable Strudels

Baked Stuffed Potatoes ~ Smashed Potatoes
Simple Pan Roasted New Potatoes
Classic Potato Pancakes ~ Low Fat Latkes
Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Bulghur Pilaf

Rice: the long & short of it ~ Pink Rice
Queen of the Kitchen Rice Pilaf


Prime Time Pastas & Side Dishes

Preparing Perfect Pasta

Orzo Risotto ~ Lemon Couscous with Zucchini & Olives
Golden Rice & Noodle Bake ~ Fideos ~ Mock Jerusalem Kugel

Ribbons & Bows, Strings & Shells

Orecchiette with Vodka, Chicken & Portobello Mushrooms

Barbecue Pasta ~ Penne alla Norma ~ Mushroom Linguine

Bow Tie Pasta with Roasted Leeks & Pesto ~ Two Time Pestos

Campanella with Black Olives & Spicy Roasted Tomatoes

Spaghetti Florentine ~ Angel Hair "Scampi"


Salad on the Side

The Seven Species
Sheva Minim Tabbouleh Salad

The Cabbage
Pretty, Easy Slaw ~ Classic Sweet & Sour Slaw
Snappy Slaw ~ Slaw "Men Love It!" ~ Jicama Slaw

Corn & Tomato Salad ~ Confetti Corn Salad
Steakhouse Tomato Salad ~ Fresh Herbs Potato Salad

A Profitable Venture
Onkeles Salad ~ a.k.a. Pareve Caesar Salad

Grapefruit Salad with Hometown Dressing

Broccoli, the Crown Jewel of Nutrition
Noteworthy Broccoli Salad

Mick's Mock Spinach Salad

Barley: The Humble Path to Greatness
Toasted Barley & Pecan Salad

Wild Rice Salad ~ Tabbouleh

A Week of Salads Mix

Spicy Chickpea Crunchies ~ Tamari Roasted Sunflower Seeds

Grapefruit Salad Dressing ~ Rich French Salad Dressing

Pareve Ranch Salad Dressing

Easy Vinaigrette Salad Dressing and Sauce

Japanese Ginger Salad Dressing


A Sweet Sign Off

The Sweetest Thing

Curabies ~ Asuplados ~ Cocoa Meringues

Go Figure ~ Warm Honey Figs ~ Fig Facts

A Date with Destiny, Devorah's Wisdom ~ Power Plant
Oatmeal Date Bars

The Gift of Chocolate ~ The Chocolate Cake
Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie ~ Turtle Bars ~ Praline Brittle
Ruby Cookies ~ Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

Glad it's the Blues ~ Blueberry Streusel Pie ~ Double Berry Bars

A Tough Nut to Crack ~ Dense Almond Cake ~ Biscotti
Flourless Almond Cookies

Hummingbird Cake ~ Moist Yummy Carrot Cake

Gingerdoodles! ~ Classic Coffee Cake ~ Linda's Fruit Salad

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~ Passover ~ Shavous~

~ Pre-Fast Meals ~


Cooking for The King by Renee Chernin
The book of Torah insights, recipes and practical tips
designed to bring majesty to the mundane.