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A baked pudding of noodles or potatoes, eggs, and seasonings, traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath.

[Yiddish kugel, ball (from its puffed-up shape), from Middle High German.]
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a young Jewish woman from a wealthy background who is seen as being excessively materialistic
[C20 from Yiddish: pudding]
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A few years ago when I was visiting Strasbourg, France, doing research for my book Quiches, Kugels and Couscous, My Search for Jewish Cooking in France, it seemed that every Jewish cook I visited served me a rhubarb tart topped with a custard, unlike American rhubarb pies, which almost always marry rhubarb with the sweeter strawberry.
Enhanced with the inclusion of beautifully painted vegetables, the individual recipes are deftly organized into sections featuring Salads; Soups; Cutlets; Stewed Dishes; Miscellaneous Dishes; Blintzes (Stuffed Crepes); Omelets; Porridges; Frittatas; Kugels with Cholents; Puddings; Latkes; Passover Foods; Substantial Puddings; Sauces and Creams; Stuffed Foods; Baked Goods; Jams and Preserves; Turnovers; Compotes and Desserts; Glazes and Garnishes for Cakes; Coffee, Buttermilk, and Yogurt; Marinated Foods; Ices; Wine, Mead, and Liqueur; Vitamin Drinks and Juices.
"Close family situations, the ready availability of trigger foods, such as cookies, kugels and candies, unhappy memories of past holidays - all add stress to make keeping your waistline in check a challenge," he stated.
Snowbabies (vintage cake decorations), cards, glass tree decorations (known as "kugels"), confectionery tins, lights and calendars are all sought-after.
THE BEST 50 PUDDINGS, SOUFFLES AND KUGELS (1558673032, $5.95) offers a wealth of both sweet and savory 'failsafe' puddings and kugels, joining others in the '50 Best' series but also standing well alone.
The use of glass ornaments in tree decoration came into practice in the 1870s, when glassblowers in the east German town of Lauscha started to make silver glass balls called kugels and tubes of connected glass beads.
While French Jews often turned their chopped liver into a kind of pAcentste (see my book Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France), Jews who migrated to Eastern Europe enjoyed it in its original chopped form, and that's what they brought to America when they immigrated.
Readers of Kugels foar Kant will appreciate this latest detective novel from Sietse de Vries.
Enhanced with anecdotal stories, these are recipes that range from classic casseroles, to kugels, to mead loaf, to traditional desserts.
Today, the fundraisers have morphed into food fairs where the communities boast of serving authentic New York deli food as well as "start from scratch" Jewish kugels, blintzes, and schnecken.
SIETSE DE VRIES made a bold choice to begin Kugels foar Kant (Bullets for Kant) with a memorial service for the main character, a detective who has apparently been murdered in the process of solving a murder.