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Geshmirta Matzah

30 minutes

Geshmirta is a Yiddish word that means to shmear or spread something on top of something else. Geshmirta is a Yiddish word that means to shmear or spread something on top of something else. 

3-4 sheets of matzah
8-oz. container of whipped cream cheese
1 egg
½ tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp of sugar
2 tbsp of sour cream, cream, or Greek yogurt
2 tbsp of sugar mixed with ½ tsp cinnamon

Cucumber Salad

This refreshing cucumber salad is a great way to balance any entrée.

SALAD:
4 cucumbers, peeled and sliced
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 scallions, chopped
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MARINADE:
3 tablespoons vinegar
1 tablespoon cold water
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
pinch fresh dill

Elegant Cheesecake

This a decadent, dense cheesecake that can adapt to any occasion.

FILLING:
5 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese
1 3/4 cups sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
5 whole eggs
2 egg yolks
1/4 cup lemon juice (or lime juice, or flavored liqueurs)
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CRUST:
12 ounces chocolate Oreo cookies or chocolate wafers
1 egg white (reserve the egg yolk for the filling)
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TOPPING:
Sliced fruit and berries, optional, to garnish
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Matzah Spinach Pizza

Try a fast and easy kosher-for-Passover pizza!

2 matzah sheets
Handful fresh steamed spinach
6 tablespoons tomato sauce
Sliced mozzarella cheese or about 1/3 cup shredded
Sliced cheddar cheese or about 4 tablespoons shredded
1-3 teaspoons olive oil
Fresh basil