Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: True Confession: I’ve never been a fan of beets. I have still visions of my grandfather gulping down a glass of borscht, smacking his lips together with a very satisfied “Aaahhh” and even though that happened almos[…]-READ-MORE>
Cucumber, onion, and dill salad is tart, crisp, and fresh, just like it came right from your favorite New York appetizing counter.
The Backstory: Whenever I have leftover cucumbers, I make cucumber, onion,and dill salad. I a[…]-READ-MORE>
Couscous and chick-pea salad is healthy, full of flavor, texture, and perfect for lunch, sides, and snacking.
The Backstory: Couscous, a delicious and healthy grain (it’s actually a tiny pasta!) made from wheat or barley, orig[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher spinach salad is American classic with a slight makeover–mock bacon bits keep it Kosher and perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
The Backstory: If only I had the true recipe for this salad. Do wishes come true? The f[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Walk into any diner or Jewish deli restaurant and you will more than likely find chicken salad on the menu. However, this refreshing salad, made with avocado has been a relatively newcomer to menus. With avocad[…]-READ-MORE>
Couscous with spinach, onions and tomatoes is simply fresh and flavorful. This is a perfect side, light lunch (add protein!) and go-to all year round.
…The Backstory continues: This delicious dish is flavorful, satisfying an[…]-READ-MORE>
For a refreshing and light first course, try our tossed green salad with herb vinaigrette. It’s zesty, fresh, and perfect with fish, chicken or steak.
The Backstory: This light and zesty tossed green salad with herb vinaigrett[…]-READ-MORE>
Mesclun greens with pears, dried cherries and candies walnuts is a beautiful fall and winter salad that’s bursting with seasonal flavors.
The Backstory: This is my all-time favorite salad to serve during the fall holidays. The[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When you think of a Waldorf Salad you likely think: apples, celery, walnuts, grapes, bed of lettuce. And you should. Over the years, so many different spins have been made on this old classic, from adding cranberri[…]-READ-MORE>
Healthy, colorful and full of fresh flavors, our Mediterranean Salad is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.This dish is packed with heart-healthy goodness.
The Backstory: This delicious and colorful salad is packed with zesty[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I was in my early teenage years, my mother used to take me once or twice a year into the city (what anyone living in the outer boroughs called Manhattan) for a special shopping trip and girls lunch. Lunch was […]-READ-MORE>
Tuna stuffed tomatoes are a great way to jazz up tuna and deliver a wow presentation! They make a beautiful display on a buffet table and can be made ahead.
The Backstory: The first time I made tuna stuffed tomatoes, I really […]-READ-MORE>