Saturday, October 1, 2011

To all my patients- Don't eat this!

This is a noodle kugel.  A "kugel" is basically a pudding or casserole.  It can be sweet, like the one below, or more savory, made with potatoes.  A sweet kugel is traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashana, to start a "sweet" new year.  It's delicious, and now that I've cooked one for the first time, I know why.

Here are the ingredients: 1 lb egg noodles, 2 cups of sour cream, 16 oz of cream cheese, 6 eggs, 1/2 stick of butter, 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon, and raisins.  Basically, you mix it all together and throw it in the oven for 45 minutes.  My husband looked at the ingredients and asked if we should be serving it with a side of Lipitor.

At any rate, this will not win any awards for healthy side dish of the year.  However, is ok to have a treat once in a while, and as you can see from the picture the kugel was enjoyed by all.

So, L'shana Tovah to all of my friends, family, and patients.  May everyone have a happy, healthy, and sweet new year!


  1. Looks delicious! I use the same recipe, except I put a small container of cottage cheese into the mix.
    L'Shana Tovah.

  2. Hey, if the Obamas can eat far lardier fare on occasion, we can eat this on occasion. But I did see you on the Times blog today, which is what brought me here as a medical-news follower and editor. But I digress. Gmar chasimah tovah!