Kugel means ball in German, and may have originally referred to casseroles served in round pans.
Today kugels are served at many traditional holiday and Shabbat meals.
Try these kugel recipes at your table.
Prounounced: KOO-gull (oo as in book), Origin: Yiddish, traditional Ashkenazi casserole frequently made with egg noodles or potatoes.
Pronounced: shuh-BAHT or shah-BAHT, Origin: Hebrew, the Sabbath, from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday.