Kasha Varnishkes

Kasha varnishkes (bow-tie pasta with kasha) is traditional comfort food for Ashkenazi Jewish immigrants. Ingredients 1 pound of bow-tie pasta (varnishkes) 1 cup kasha 1 large onion diced 12 oz. fresh mushrooms sliced (optional) 1 large egg 2 cups chicken stock 4 Tbsp. of schmaltz (chicken fat) or butter 2 Tbsp. of chopped flat parsley…

Barley Tofu Salad

Ingredients 1 package of extra firm tofu (12 oz) 1 tablespoon brown sugar 4 tablespoons soy sauce fresh ginger Dark sesame oil 2 garlic cloves 1 cup uncooked barley 1 lb. green beans cut into 2 inch pieces 1½ lbs. of large shiitake mushrooms 2 bunches of scallions 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons…