Vegetable Kugel I
Submitted by: Teresa
3 stalks celery, sliced
4 carrots, sliced
3 medium potatoes, sliced
2 onions, sliced
2 red peppers, sliced in 1" pieces for sautee version; whole for roasted version
8 oz. mushrooms, sliced
3 tablespoons matza meal
4 eggs
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon Olive oil: for sauteed version
Sauteed version:
Sauté onion in Olive oil, saute rest of vegetables.
Roasted version:
Place vegatables on cookie sheet, spray with olive oil spray or non-stick spray. Set oven to broil, put oven rack to highest setting. Broil 7 minutes a side, turn until brown and soft. Add eggs, matza meal, salt and pepper. Mix. Bake in sprayed pan for 1 hour at 350°F.

Matza Cheese Kugel
Submitted by: Teresa
5 eggs
1 cup milk
1 lb Cottage cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup honey or sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 matzas, crumbled
1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease shallow 2 qt. baking dish or large pie pan. Beat eggs and milk together. Add the rest of the ingredients, except matza. Put half of the matzas in the dish. Pour 1/2 of the cheese-egg mixture on top of the matza. Place the rest of the matza on top of the egg-cheese-mixture. Pour the rest of the egg-cheese mixture over the matza. Bake at 350°F for 40 minutes or until the top is brown and slightly crunchy .

Cucumber Salad
Submitted by: Teresa
3 to 4 cucumbers
1 tablespoon salt
1 onion, sliced
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup water
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Peel and slice cucumbers. Place cucumbers in salt and let stand for at least 1/2 an hour. Drain extra fluid from cucumbers. Add sliced onion. Mix remaining ingredients in another dish. Pour over the cucumbers. Serve.

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