Chef Lynne Kurzweil prepared a hearty meal in her home kitchen with contributions from a few enthusiastic helpers. Main course was Panko Crusted Tilapia served with Corn on the Cob and Kale and Cabbage Salad with Pepitas and Craisins. Hailey baked her delicious chocolate chip cookies and provided dinner rolls as well.
It was frigid outside but warm – even hot – in the Shomrei kitchen as Chef Sarita Eisenberg prepared 20 meals with assistance from Shirley Grill and Susan Rosenblatt and special thanks to Lou Hammerman for doing the shopping.
Chef Fern prepared her famous meatballs with mashed potatoes and Moroccan Carrot Salad. Accompanied by a delicious challah roll, clementines, fudge roll for dessert and a breakfast bar and water. Falafel balls were on hand for our vegetarians. Alex Kent was the able warmer and packer with some assistance from Lynne Kurzweil. Mr Tyson picked up at 3:45 pm for distribution. Continue reading
On the cusp of the new year, the Carol Starr MESH Cafe, with chef Aileen Grossberg in charge of the kitchen, served 20 nutritious, delicious meals. The meal consisted of a colorful mixed green salad with accents of purple cabbage, yellow peppers and red tomatoes in a creamy ranch dressing. The entree was one of our guests favorite preparations – maple-soy baked salmon accompanied by jambalaya rice with green peas. A fresh whole wheat roll and a cookie dessert duo -one a chunky chocolate chip and the other a chewy oatmeal cranberry -rounded out the meal. Seasonal clementines, a bottle of water and a breakfast bar helped fill the takeaway bag. Continue reading
Chef Lynne Kurzweil prepared another hearty feast with the gracious assistance of frequent Sous Chef and all around kitchen helper Susan Rosenblatt. Continue reading
Chef Lynne Kurzweil was on deck along with Sous Chef (and Jill of all Trades) Shirley Grill. The bags were prepped and prepared in Lynne’s kitchen and brought to Shomrei for 3:45 pm pickup by MESH Staffer, Joe Tyson. Many thanks also to Ehud Klinger who is always ready, willing and able to help out MESH volunteers. Continue reading
Chief chef and leftover maven Aileen Grossberg, with the expert assistance of salad maker Barbara Gollob and all round kitchen expert Susan Rosenblatt, overcame technical difficulties and prepared twenty meals of tossed salad, thyme flavored carrots, meatloaf surprise* with potato topping, clementines, cookies and the usual bottle of water. Vegetarians were accommodated with veggie burgers and mashed potatoes and carrots. Teen helper Collin provided crescent rolls. Continue reading
An Update from the Shomrei Refugee Assistance Group Continue reading
Shomrei is now the 7th site in Montclair for a Little Food Pantry. The Pantry is based on a simple rule: Take what you need and donate what you can. This provides another way for Shomrei members to help people experiencing food insecurity. We invite you to donate non-perishable food in cans or boxes (no glass and no expired food, please!).
Sarita Eisenberg & Audrey Levitin,
Co-Chairpersons, Social Action Committee