Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: While it’s certainly not a traditional Jewish dish, my family were always pasta lovers and Baked Ziti has been a staple in my home for years. Especially when my kids lived at home, I made this dish so many times,[…]-READ-MORE>
My son made this for me a few years ago. It is absolutely delicious–light, flaky and perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. I find that this method of preparing Salmon has become my favorite way of indulging in this delicio[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I was cooking for my family of four, I would often turn to this meat as a safe dish to make. It’s easy and was always a wiinner. My family enjoyed it and so did whomever was at my table when I barbecued it. […]-READ-MORE>
Delicious Swiss and sauteed veggies flavor this lovely lunch, brunch or dinner quiche.
The Backstory: I’ve had a love affair with quiche for as long as I can remember. I adore quiche. Adore it. And what’s not to love? Deliciou[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Whenever I make this side dish, I am reminded of the Jewish holidays. In the early years of my life, my mom always had sweet potatoes as a side dish for every special occasion. Truth be told, the sweet potatoes mo[…]-READ-MORE>
Old-fashioned franks and beans are a retro one-pot dish that will bring you back to your childhood.
The Backstory: I remember eating old-fashioned franks and beans during my childhood as clearly as if I just sat down and had i[…]-READ-MORE>
Rice stuffed chicken is a deliciously savory main dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners, company, or special Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: This recipe comes to me by way of my friend, Lorraine. Lorraine is one of […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Most of the meals I prepare are basic family dinners. But when I really want to “put on the dogs” (old fashion saying) for guests, I make several different main course meat dishes. More of the Backstory af[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My mother-in-law is responsible for this divine, most-requested dish at every single one of our family gatherings. I like to tell my friends that my husband came with twins, a fabulous set of pots and pans, his won[…]-READ-MORE>
Pomegranate glazed chicken has a tart and sweet balance of flavors and is a perfect main dish for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: Let’s face it: there are only so many things you can do with chicken. But […]-READ-MORE>
This Middle Eastern inspired dish is tender, flavorful, and has the most delicious sauce.
The Backstory: I have ordered different varieties of Chicken with Eggplant many times in restaurants and it’s one of my favorite dishe[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher turkey sausages are savory and versatile whether grilled, baked, or boiled. Serve with all the fixings for a delicious lunch or casual dinner.
The Backstory: Since I now live alone, my way of eating has dramatically cha[…]-READ-MORE>