Recipe Roundups

The Ultimate Food Fight Roundup

Kosher.com Staff July 21, 2018

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Eight months ago, Mishpacha Magazine and Kosher.com pooled resources and talent to create a fun, interactive and new way to get some of the most creative kosher food minds to step out of their comfort zones in a big way. With an awesome incentive and some delicious secret ingredients, we got ready to launch the first ever in-print and online kosher food competition, Family Table’s Food Fight!


The premise was simple. Mishpacha Magazine hand-selected 10 of their top creative talents from their renowned food magazine, Family Table, to compete. Each round would feature one secret ingredient, and each chef would be required to create a brand new recipe highlighting the ingredient in their dish. Readers were encouraged to vote via text or online for their favorite dish. Each round eliminated one chef, until the last chef standing wins a cool $5,000 gift certificate to Town Appliance to outfit the kitchen of their dreams! Once we got to the semifinals, things got serious. Instead of written recipes only, we shot the last three rounds on video, in a high-stakes, past faced fight to the finish.


The first episode of filmed Food Fight semifinals, “The Final Four,” will air Wednesday, 7/25, at kosher.com/foodfight. Don’t miss it!


Round one began with Gefen Japanese-Style Lo Mein Noodles.

  1. Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Lo Mein with Grilled Salmon by Rorie Weisberg

  2. Sweet and Pungent Japanese-Style Fish and Noodles by Estee Kafra

  3. Scallion Noodle Pancake by Chaia Frishman

  4. Zesty Asian Salmon and Lo Mein by Rivky Kleiman

  5. Honey-Garlic Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry by Faigy Grossman

  6. Spicy Saucy Chicken with Chickpeas over Noodles by Barbara Benssoussan

  7. Asian Lo Mein Veggie Bowl by Sarah Faygie Berkowitz

  8. Saucy Stir-Fry Lo Mein with Mini Asian Meatballs by Brynie Greisman

  9. Creamy Broccoli and Salmon Noodles by Michal Frischman

  10. Savory- Sweet Japanese Noodles by Chanie Nayman


Round Two featured Salad Mate Sauces.

  1. Flanken Taco Bites by Rivky Kleiman

  2. Dirty Fries by Faigy Grossman

  3. Choice Chicken by Brynie Greisman

  4. Turkey and Zoodles by Chaia Frishman

  5. Cranberry-Glazed French Roast by Rorie Weisberg

  6. Cheesy BBQ Mock Meat Pizza by Estee Kafra

  7. Pulled-Beef Potato Knishes by Michal Frishman

  8. Triple the Fun Meat Pizza by Chanie Nayman

  9. Sesame Chicken Burgers with Coated Fries by Sarah Faygie Berkowitz

Round Three featured Haolam Cheese.
  1. Spinach-Cheese Pizza Pretzel Bites by Chaia Frishman

  2. Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms by Rorie Weisberg

  3. Dairy Noodle Kugelettes by Bryie Greisman

  4. Cheesy Hassleback Potatoes by Faigy Grossman

  5. Zucchini-Mushroom Cheese Bake by Sarah Faygie Berkowitz

  6. Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells by Chanie Nayman

  7. Cheesy Mushroom Gnocchi by Michal Frischman

  8. Linguine and Parmesan Roasted Vegetables by Rivky Kleiman

Round Four featured Gefen Beets.
  1. Berry Beet Sorbet Pops by Chaia Frishman

  2. Fudgiest “Beetiful” Brownies by Brynie Greisman

  3. Beet-and-Potato Crusted Chicken by Faigy Grossman

  4. Honey-Glazed Baby Beets and Chicken Strips by Chanie Nayman

  5. Roasted Beet Salad with Nuts by Rivky Kleiman

  6. One-Pan Citrus and Beet Roasted Chicken Thighs by Rorie Weisberg

  7. Pan-Seared Chicken over Beet Puree by Michal Frischman

Round Five featured Pelleh Poultry Duck and Squab.
  1. Honey and Garlic Stuffed Squab by Rivky Kleiman

  2. Cherry Mandarin Duck Breast with Potatoes and Sausage by Faigy Grossmann

  3. Zucchini-Broccoli Soup with Duck-Fry Croutons by  Chaia Frishman

  4. Fruity Roasted Duck by Brynie Greisman

  5. Maple-Berry Duck Trio by Chanie Nayman

  6. Steak with Baby Potatoes and Kale Chips by Rorie Weisberg


Round Six featured KJ Poultry Chicken Pastrami and Olive Turkey Breast.


  1. Smoked Pastrami Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing by Chanie Nayman

  2. Deli Twist Breadsticks by Chaia Frishman

  3. Deconstructed Deli Sandwich by Brynie Greisman

  4. Best-Ever Pastrami-Filled Burgers by Rivky Kleiman

  5. Cauliflower Soup with Smoked Chicken Pastrami Croutons by Rorie Weisberg