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


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!

Simple and Delicious Non-Meat Dishes for the Nine Days

Wholesome and filling dinners choices that don't leave you feeling heavy and stuffed like some of the traditional dairy options.

Sensational Ice Cream Desserts

Be sure to hide these amazing treats in your freezer until you're ready to serve them!

Fresh, Light Summer Fruit Recipes

Delicious recipes that incorporate yummy summertime fruits.

Cheesecake Galore!

Oreo Cookie, Ooey Gooey Caramel Toffee Cheesecake, Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake, and a few other treats like Brookies, Raspberry Coconut Bars and Strawberry Semi-Freddo.

Healthy & Easy to Make Dairy Shavuot Menu

Soup, salads and fish, plus yummy dessert.

Top Food Trends for 2019

Cutting edge kosher recipes the whole family will enjoy.

6 Easy and Unique Passover Recipes

Each one is simple to make, somewhat unique and will be a great addition to your Passover or everyday repertoire.

Passover Cooking: Getting Started

Kosher for Passover recipes that are fantastic to make ahead and defrost.

Unique & Fun Recipes for Purim

Including butterscotch blondies with pretzels and peanuts and zesty spiced imitation crab cakes.

8 Amazing Dips

Healthy, easy to make and my favorite way to start any meal.

Kids in the Kitchen

Terrific kid-friendly recipes, with or without you.

Super Bowl Food and Fun

Quick and easy to make crowd pleasing food.

Nothing Fishy Here

Amazing fish dishes that taste great and not fishy.

Some Healthier Shabbat Options

These recipes are flavorful, wholesome and even easier to make than the less nutritious version you’re used to.

My Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Super simple solutions to weeknight cooking.

Yummy Winter Soups

Rich, creamy and perfect for a cold winter night.

Homemade School Snacks, Nutritious and Delicious

Fruit and veggie muffins, chewy oat dried fruit bars and more.

Indian Cooking, Kosher and Simplified

Savory, rich and delicious recipes your family will love.

Super Simple and Delicious Recipes for Simchat Torah

Easy to make dishes so you can spend more time with family and friends.

Recipes Perfect for Sukkot

From maple mustard chicken to Mississippi Mud pie.

A Savory and Sweet New Year

Zesty and delicious recipes to add to your repertoire.

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