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


Cooking with Apples and Honey for Rosh Hashanah

Sweet and savory recipes to add to your holiday menus.

Sweet and Delectable Rosh Hashanah Menu: Entrée to Dessert

And don't miss my spiced bundt cake with apple caramel drizzle.

Summertime Cooking with Fresh Seasonal Produce

Right off the grill summer corn, homemade chimichurri over steak, watermelon sorbet and more!

Delicious Meat-Free Recipes

Including yummy options for fish, burgers, pasta and soup.

Complete Summer Barbecue Menu

Quick and easy, BBQ all-in menu, meat, chicken, salad, slaw and dessert. Enjoy!

Make Your Own Pizza!

Fun and delicious for the whole family.

Beyond Cheesecake: Dairy Desserts for Shavuot

Make sure to add one of these recipes to your menus. Your family will thank me.

Out-of-This-World Recipes for Shavuot

These colorful recipes are packed with flavor and a delicious change to the dairy meals you think of.

Yummy Recipes for Spring

It's the best time of the year to cook with green vegetables, spinach, asparagus, lemons, zucchini, and fresh herbs.

Extra Passover Recipes

Including yummy desserts that don’t taste they’re for Passover desserts at all..

Cooking Ahead for Passover

Delicious dishes that you can cook and freeze.

Recipes to Help you Get Rid of Your Chametz

A delicious way to get ready for Passover!

Funtastic Foods for Purim

Fruity pebble hamantashen, beer braised pulled brisket sandwiches and much more!

My New Favorite Purim Dishes

Because now, more than ever, we can all use a little joy and cheer.

Hearty Winter Soups

Classics and new flavor combinations that will warm up your family.

Honey, Dates and Olives, Oh My!: Yummy Recipes for Tu B'Shvat

Delicious dishes that include fruits, nuts and grains.

Ground Beef: Not Just for Meat Sauce and Burgers

Full-flavored recipes that you'll want to add to your repertoire.

Winter Brunch for Sundays and Quarantine Days

My favorite hearty dishes that your family will adore.

My Favorite Trader Joe's Recipes

Including Everything But the Bagel cabbage steaks and coffee rub marinated London broil.

Cooking with Olive and Coconut Oil

This Hanukkah have fun with these flavored oils featured in these delicious recipes.

My Favorite Traditional Hanukkah Recipes

Plus irresistible donut ice cream sandwiches.

Great Food for Thanksgiving Dinner

A spectacular menu, including a scrumptious turkey recipe.

Quick and Easy Dinner

Here’s what I’ve been cooking in my kitchen.

Simple and Quick Sukkot Recipes

These easy and delicious dishes will get your cooking done in a flash and give you time to enjoy in the sukkah.

Pre-Fast Menu for Healthy Yom Kippur

Balanced, hydrating and satiating.

New Recipes for the New Year

Sweet and delicious menu ideas for Yom Tov and for all year around.

Marinades: Delicious Sauces for Chicken, Meat and Fish

These quick and yummy marinades are your answer to fast and fresh dinners.

New Recipes for the Nine Days

Yummy fish, quiche and chili that will become part of your year-round cooking.

Light and Fresh Summer Recipes

Using healthy and fresh seasonal ingredients.

Cooking With Kids: Summertime Fun

Recipes for all ages levels and palates, including no-churn ice cream and granola & yogurt muffins.

Light Dairy Recipes for Shavuot

The best cream of mushroom soup, miso and honey salmon, Lotus butter icebox cake.

Back to Baking: Quarantine Cooking Craze

Discover the best babka ever and other amazing delights.

Quarantine Cooking

Dinner ideas that are delicious and incredibly easy.

No Fuss Passover Recipes

More Passover recipes that are easy to make with accessible ingredients and full of flavor.

Easy Passover Desserts

Desserts and on-the-go snacks that kids and adults love.

New Passover Recipes

Including a show-stopper, fan favorite dessert you don't want to pass over.

Soups for Passover: Ready Set Prep!

Make all your soups in one day and freeze.

Fun & Delicious Purim Recipes

Everything you need for your Purim meal.

Sunday Funday Cooking

Fun, easy recipes that are homey, comforting, and make sitting around the table more fun.

Not Just Salads: Filling Plant-Based Main Dishes

Hearty, filling main dishes for those who hate kale.

Cooking Light and Healthy

Healthy and easy recipes to add to your repertoire.

Food Trends for 2020

Delicious recipes that incorporate the latest trends.

Getting Creative with Latkes and Donuts

Get in the festive mood with these creative recipes that put a new spin on traditional latkes and donuts.

Fry It! Yummy Recipes for Hanukkah

Fun, delicious, and crispy crowd pleasers.

Delicious Recipes for Thanksgiving

Including perfect turkey dishes, roasted and fried.

Cold Weather Comfort Foods

These cold weather meals are comforting, delicious, and so satiating.

Yom Kippur Pre-Fast Menu

Try some of these healthy recipes with alongside some of your traditional favorites to ensure a hydrated day.

Rosh Hashanah Meals: Let’s Get Started

These recipes are the perfect twist on classic dishes to bring in the new year.

Keto Craze: A Fad or the Way to Eat?

Healthy recipes – even if they weren't all the rage.

Summertime Recipes: Last Call

Recipes with favorite summertime ingredients. Take advantage while you can!

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