Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows is everyone’s favorite winter drink. The more marshmallows, the better!
The Backstory: What could be better than a cup of homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows on a crisp and cold day? It do[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet fresh fruit kebabs and a creamy dip make for a fun, fresh and delicious party appetizer.
The Backstory: Fruit plates, fruit platters and fruit bowls have come a long, long way since our grandmothers scooped out half a wa[…]-READ-MORE>
Thick-cut challah is dipped in egg, cinnamon and vanilla batter and fried to perfection.
The Backstory: Jewish or not Jewish, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t go weak in the knees at their first bite of Challah French Toast (an[…]-READ-MORE>
Quick Tomato Soup is delicious, savory, sweet and the perfect compliment to grilled cheese sandwiches on a cold day!
The Backstory: I love tomato soup but I’m a self-confessed tomato soup snob. I admit it. I have fussed and fu[…]-READ-MORE>
Chewiness on the inside and crispiness on the outside with deliciousness all around!
The Backstory: I don’t know about you, but to me, gingersnaps (done right) are just about one of the most delicious, cozy, comfort foods on […]-READ-MORE>
Give ordinary bananas a wow makeover with melted chocolate and nuts and watch your guests go wild.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t like bananas? No one I know. Now add some melted chocolate, chopped nuts, and put it all on a stic[…]-READ-MORE>
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>
Our fresh fruit salad has a light citrus and vanilla sauce that makes it a perfect ending to any meal or an ideal snack when you’re craving something sweet.
The Backstory: This refreshing, light, and juicy fresh fruit salad is[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet and slightly chewy, Mom’s cheese blintzes are so delicious, you’ll never be able to stop at just one. Perfect for your next family brunch!
The Backstory: The history behind Mom’s cheese blintzes–or any cheese blintz, fo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Whether you call them chicken fingers or chicken strips, the taste is still the same. These morsels of chicken are juicy, crisp and delicious. Add a dipping sauce or condiment of your liking, some fries or coleslaw[…]-READ-MORE>
Bring a little happy (or romance) to your table with these gorgeous, fluffy pancakes.
The Backstory: If you’ve got a picky eater (or two) at home, then this is the perfect go-to breakfast recipe for you when you feel like maki[…]-READ-MORE>
Aaron’s shortbread cookies are melt-in-your-mouth buttery classics, that take minutes to make and look beautiful as holiday gifts tied with a festive bow.
The Backstory: I cannot count the number of times I’ve made these butte[…]-READ-MORE>