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


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.

Cheater Cookie Recipes

Because every gourmet chef needs an occasional break.

Passover Desserts: Beyond Flourless Chocolate Cake

Must-have recipes to add to your Passover repertoire.

Delicious for Passover

Great any time of year; perfect for Passover.

Slow Cooker Recipes

Delicious, easy and tested options.

Exciting Purim Dishes

Including Bourbon Pecan Pie and my favorite hamantaschen recipe.

Going Citrus

Grapefruits, oranges and lemons, oh my! Recipes that celebrate wonderful, fresh, and zesty citrus flavors.

Winter Recipes

Perfect for warming up your family and the cold weather.

Lower Fat Desserts

Secret ingredient-infused cake, muffins, and cookies that lower fat and increase health.

Potato Latke Tricks

How to properly freeze latkes, and three great recipes.

Special Recipes for Thanksgivvukah

Donut bread pudding, olive oil cake & getting into the Thanksgivvukah spirit!

Where’s the Beef?

It’s right here! Three delectable recipes your family will love.

Simple and Healthy

Easy recipes for getting back to a healthy routine.

Soups for the Sukkah

Warm up your sukkah with these soothing soups.

Cooking with Symbolic Foods

Favorite ways to enjoy the symbolic foods on Rosh Hashanah.

Cooking with Honey

Celebrate the sweet new year in style.

Cooking with Herbs

Fantastic food with fresh herbs.

Cooking with Summer Fruit

Creative ways to take advantage of the abundant produce.

Lemonade and Cookie Stands

Old fashioned summer fun that will keep your kids entertained for hours.

Fish for the Nine Days

Keep it delicious by pairing simple fishes with great strong flavors like tomato, garlic, mustard, and Parmesan cheese.

Turkey Burgers

The secrets to making great turkey burgers that are nutritious and delicious.

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