About the Author


Elizabeth Kurtz

Elizabeth Kurtz is the creator of gourmetkoshercooking.com and columnist for the Jerusalem Post, Aish.com, and other national magazines. She is a featured chef on videos for Recipe Box TV on aol.com and yahoo.com. She is passionate about food and entertaining and loves teaching cooking classes. Her first cookbook titled, CELEBRATE, food, family, shabbos is in stores now, on Amazon.com and "celebrates", 200 original recipes easy enough for everyday and special enough for Shabbos or any holiday. She can be reached at ekurtz@gourmetkoshercooking.com


Lighter Dishes for Rosh Hashanah

Perfect recipes for a three day Yom Tov.

A Simple Gourmet Rosh Hashanah

Combining savory and sweet flavors to create out-of-this-world dishes.

On the Grill: How to Do It Right

Practical tips and great recipes.

Exciting Recipe Ideas for the Nine Days

Fish and vegetarian options that will make you feel like you’ve experienced international street food from all over the world.

5 Fantastic Fish Recipes for Shavuot

So there’s plenty of room for cheesecake.

Passover Desserts You Can’t Pass Over

These dessert recipes are worth the calories and the time to make.

Make-Ahead Passover Dinner Menu

Delicious and easy to make recipes that also rewarm well.

Quick and Fun Purim Recipes

Liven up your festive meal with these savory and colorful dishes.

A Scrumptious Rosh Hashanah Meal

Combining the flavors of pomegranate, sweet honey, and apples into an unforgettable menu.

Great Menu for Yummy Passover Meal

Asparagus soup, pot roast with mushroom sauce, ice cream with balsamic strawberry sauce.

Passover Cakes, Cookies and Ice Cream

You can’t pass over these delicious desserts.

Cook This for Passover

Delicious recipes to expand your culinary Passover horizons.

Surprising Purim Recipes

Spice things up with these creative, yummy dishes.

Super Bowl Sunday Treats

Watching the big game or just having friends over? These treats are great for a crowd, super casual, and lots of fun to eat.

Tu B’Shvat: 7 Species Menu

Celebrate with these incredibly tasty dishes.

Cooking with Olive Oil

Olive oil is a healthy type of fat and also reminds us how the oil lasted during Hanukkah. Try these delicious recipes.

Apples, Honey, Pomegranates, Oh My!

Sensational recipes for Rosh Hashanah.

What’s Cooking for Rosh Hashanah?

Savory and sweet recipes for the new year.

Cooking with Israeli Ingredients

Celebrate Israel and the flavors of our home with these recipes.

Recipes from Around the World, Part 2

Exciting recipes from China, Morocco, Tunisia, and Israel.

Delicious Menu for the Seder

A festive meal worth waiting for!

New Passover Recipes

I spent all year looking for delicious Passover dishes so you won’t have to.

A Zesty Purim

Jazz up your Purim meal with these extra fun dishes.

Wonderful Weeknight Chicken

Affordable, quick and delicious.

Foods from Around the World

Visit the cuisines of India, Thailand, and Italy all in under 30 minutes.

4 Steps to the Perfect Latke

How to make the perfect latke.

Hannukah Menu for Dinner

Instead of potato latkes, try these delectable dishes.

Thanksgiving Delight

Autumn foods create a delicious blend of flavors and ambient color.

What to do with Shabbat Leftovers

How to transform your leftovers into a fresh, delicious meal.

Chocolate Heaven

In honor of National Chocolate Day, let’s celebrate this divine ingredient.

Warm Desserts for Sukkot

Get ready for the best part of the meal!

More Soups for the Sukkah

Warm and cold soups, perfect for this time of year.

A Delectable Rosh Hashanah Menu

Roasted pomegranate and sage chicken and other perfect dishes for a sweet new year.

Easy-to-Make Rosh Hashanah Recipes

These recipes are not only a huge hit but they freeze well too.

Energy Boosting Foods

Natural power food for the summer.

Cooking with Kale

How to best use this trendy food.

Light Dairy for Shavuot

Great Shavuot dishes that will make your Yom Tov delicious and extra special.

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