Most Americans eat some kosher food every day, but chances are they’re not aware of it. Take a walk down the aisles of any supermarket and you will see that certification appears on over 60% of America’s produced foods that are certified kosher, from the coveted Oreo to the thirst-quenching Coca-Cola. Over $150 billion of kosher certified products are consumed annually, and spending continues to rise dramatically.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Butter 9” pie dish or springform pan with some of the butter or margarine (1 to 2 Tablespoons).
Melt remaining butter and mix it thoroughly with the graham cracker crumbs. Press mixture evenly on bottom and up sides of dish or pan.
Peel 5 of the blood oranges. removing all peels and with the white pith. Separate into wedges and arrange them evenly in two layers on top of the crust.
Squeeze the juice from the 6th blood orange into a mixing bowl. Add the vanilla extract and eggs. Beat in the sugar and then the cottage cheese until the mixture is smooth. Pour the batter over the blood oranges.
Bake in a preheated oven for 35 minutes or until firm. Increase heat to high and brown top of cake for a few seconds.