Shabbat Menu- Farm-Fresh Recipes from the Skill’it Competition

Kosher.com Staff June 5, 2021

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Last week we launched episode 2 of Skill’it!


The challenge was to create a composed entrée that highlights seasonal produce. The local fresh produce was brought by Farmer John, an organic farmer/owner of Rio Gozo Farm in California. 


The contestants did a fantastic job and created delicious dishes. We are privileged enough to get the full recipes to all those mouth-watering dishes.

Shabbat Shalom!



Watermelon Blood Orange Vinaigrette Salad by Moshe Bloch

Fresh greens salad with a simple citrus watermelon dressing.


Surprise Steak with a Spicy Rub, with Corn Salad and Red Gem Lettuce with Roasted and Pickled Vegetables with a Maple Garlic Dressing by Kolev Klein


These grilled steaks are full of bold and delicious flavors and sprinkled with an extra kick! Served with a fresh, mayo-free corn salad with cherry tomatoes, avocado, and citrus, and a salad of fresh greens, roasted and pickled carrots, pickled candy stripe beets, topped with a sweet and sour maple garlic mayo dressing. 


Pasta with Veal Bolognese by Moshe Nafisi

This pasta bolognese is a little lighter than most, prepared with ground veal. Sophisticated flavors, yet easy enough to prepare on a weeknight.


Rosemary Lamb Chops by Moshe Bloch

A simple, succulent, and perfectly seared rack of lamb.


Mock Scallops with Sesame Chili Dressing by Moshe Bloch

Vegan, kosher scallops!? Yes, and yes. Hearts of palm stars in this simple pan-seared appetizer. The sesame chili dressing takes the dish up a notch or three.


Blood Orange Watermelon Sangria by Moshe Nafisi

A winning, thirst-quenching combination of wine, vodka, fresh-squeezed blood orange, and watermelon juice, served over ice.


Deconstructed Apple Pie by Kolev Klein

This easy dessert offers crisp pastry and soft sweet apples in every bite, topped with a homemade citrus simple syrup.


Blood Orange Chocolate Mousse with Candied Berries by Moshe Bloch

A light and airy chocolate mousse with citrus and coconut, topped with candied summer berries and crushed walnuts.


Fruit Medley Dessert Wonton by Moshe Nafisi

Deep-fried dessert wontons with sweet fruit filling. Crunchy and sweet, a delicious dessert indulgence.