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    BaalHabooze
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    Yuuuuuuum!

    Then comes french onion soup (served with croutons).

    For the main course, it’s:

    – Potatoes + onion + cheese all baked together mixed (yuuum)

    – onion mushroom quiche

    – lukshen cherry cheese kugel

    – salad

    – ice coffee

    dessert: cheesecake

    #1017676

    Feif Un
    Participant

    We’re having onion soup, potato blintzes, blintz souffle, cheese stuffed polenta, and salmon.

    Dessert is Peanut Butter mousse and 2 types of cheesecake.

    #1017677

    TheGoq
    Participant

    BaalHabooze what time should i be there?

    #1017678

    BaalHabooze
    Participant

    the Goq- we’re pulling an all-nighter! just bring a gemorah and a plate! 🙂

    #1017680

    tzaddiq
    Member

    we eat SOME milchigs before day meal, but then have a fleishige seudah.

    we make “har sinai” cupcakes for dessert, decorated before yom tov together with the kids.

    #1017681

    popa_bar_abba
    Participant

    1. Bassar

    2. Yayin

    3. Dessert

    #1017682

    Nechomah
    Participant

    OK, I think we’re gonna do something like this –

    Appetizer – tuna/vege blintzes with mushroom sauce

    Not sure about the soup but onion sounds yummy – we may pass on soup since we have a ton of food for entre –

    Lasagna

    Egg/cheese quiche

    Cottage cheese/pineapple kugel (may have to get the recipe from BHB’s wife for that cherry kugel business though)

    Dessert – take your pick

    1 israeli cheese cheesecake

    1 plain cream cheese cheesecake with blueberry topping

    1 chocolate cheesecake

    1 sour cream chocolate pound cake

    cheese blintzes

    milchig ice cream

    Ummm, I’m full already thinking about it.

    #1017683

    cherrybim
    Participant

    I’m having steak.

    #1017684

    Nechomah
    Participant

    Ohhh, I forgot to mention that one of the highlights for our meal is bagels (yes, there are finally some places here that make pretty good American bagels with top hechsherim here in EY – YEAH!!!!!) with homemade cream cheese and lox.

    #1017685

    oomis
    Participant

    Recipes please, folks.

    I may end up with NO food for yom tov. My oven just broke and may not be fixable before Shabbos. I need stovetop main dishes. FAST!!!!!!!! Alternatively, is there a table top convection oven in which I can bake and roast? If so, what brand?

    #1017686

    did someone call my name? you want my shavuos menu??? 🙂

    #1017687

    bpmum
    Participant

    Bhb can I pretty please get the lukshen cherry cheese kugel recipe? I made five cheesecakes blintzes challa chocolate pecan pie London broil roast meatballs garlic knots onion quiche tomato quiche onion soup zucchini soup veg soup potato leek soup and cheese canollis soon gonna make cheese turnovers and veg kugel, orzo and scalloped potatoes ………..

    #1017688

    147
    Participant

    Cheese & wine party.

    #1017689

    oomis
    Participant

    STOP! You’re KILLING me!

    #1017690

    mommamia22
    Participant

    Oomis

    There are a lot of recipes you can make stovetop: Blintzes, cheese latkes, soups, pastas, mashed potatoes, brisket, schnitzel…

    Two years in a row our oven broke erev pesach.

    We don’t have our convection oven anymore, but I’m sure there are many brands on the market that can roast and bake as you wish.

    Keep us posted….

    Let me know if u need any recipes.

    #1017691

    147
    Participant

    Despite your broken oven, as long as your freezer is operational, how about Dairy Coffee Ice-Cream, to assist your remaining up all nite?

    #1017692

    Oomis – You can make almost anything on the stovetop. Spaghetti & meatballs, stewed chicken and potatoes, chicken cacciatore, fried chicken cutlets, pickled salmon, fish in tomato sauce, croquettes (tuna, chicken or salmon), stir fry, shredded chicken (cook cutlets and sauteed onions in barbecue sauce and water, shred chicken with two forks, cook some more and serve over buns or rice, steamed or sauteed vegetables, quinoa (hot or cold), pasta salads, sesame noodles, macaroni & cheese, pasta in any kind of sauce (vodka, alfredo, marinara), make rice and turn it into a sushi salad or add onions, vegetables, chicken, tofu, etc., stuffed peppers, beef stew, goulash, steamed wontons filled with chopped meat, chicken or vegetables, gourmet sandwiches and wraps. Joy of Kosher or Gourmet Kosher Cooking have great recipes and you can probably put together a great menu quickly.

    #1017693

    takahmamash
    Participant

    Don’t feel bad oomis1105, our oven stopped working as well – and we just paid the repair guy 400 sheks to fix it earlier this week. Now he says he can’t come back until after the chag!

    #1017694

    oomis
    Participant

    To all of you who replied with really helpful suggestions, thanks very much. Some of the things you suggested, I can do. Others (like pasta dishes and anything with sesame), I cannot, because there are some allergies and other dietary restrictions in my family (among all the people who will be here for yom tov),that make some of those delicious sounding suggestions undoable for me, unfortunately. (I commiserate with those whose ovens also broke down). My neighbor graciously allowed me the use of her oven today, so I am trying to do what I can this morning. I HATE going into yom tov with stress.

    I have a wonderful repair man, whom I trust implicitly, and he cannot get the part needed. The thermostat on my old Magic Chef wall oven, went. They do not make this type of thermostat anymore. The oven was valuable to me because it had a continuous pilot (not electric ignition).

    Convection ovens that run on electricity, will be good for before yom tov, but won’t help on yom tov. I cannot get a new oven installed before Shavuos, in any case, even were I able to afford one. But now the question is, any recommendations for wall ovens???? Pros and cons…

    #1017695

    oomis
    Participant

    Despite your broken oven, as long as your freezer is operational, how about Dairy Coffee Ice-Cream, to assist your remaining up all nite?”

    LOVED that one! (sugar problems, though).

    #1017696

    tzaddiq
    Member

    i wish everyone much mazal, brocha, and hatzlacha with all the cooking, baking et al. especially you oomis1105! and please, try to enjoy it!

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    #1017697

    takahmamash
    Participant

    Nechomah, where do you get your bagels? We get ours at Holy Bagel, which I find pretty close to what I would get in America.

    #1017698

    oomis
    Participant

    Thank you Tzaddiq. Once it is yom tov and I am not going back and forth to my neighbors to use their oven, I will be fine. Right now I am like a house on fire. I have literally been up and down the stairs maybe two dozen times today. My only rest stop was posting in the CR briefly today. I happen to LOVE yomim tovim, and the more company I have the better I like it. I am looking at this tiny (in the grand scheme of things) nisayon as a kapara for something else. It just is the timing that was the problem.

    #1017699

    oomis
    Participant

    Anyone from out of NY know of ovens that still have continuous pilots? Or can any oven you know of, possibly be modified to never shut off the pilot?

    #1017700

    Nechomah
    Participant

    Taka – I get mine from Heimishe Bagels, where they have different hechsher. Also good bagels and decent price. There’s also Bush Bagel now on Bar Ilan. Not bad but more expensive. They sell cream cheese there also.

    #1017701

    SayIDidIt™
    Participant

    Okay people, whaccha eatin this Yom To?

    SiDi™

    #1017702

    takahmamash
    Participant

    We’re out for the day meal, and home for the night meal. I’m not sure what’s on the menu, but I know there will be Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream in the freezer for dessert. We still get our bagels from Holy Bagel – just picked them up this afternoon and popped them in the freezer when we got home.

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