Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Roasted brussels sprouts are sweet, tender, and easy to prepare. This gorgeous side is perfect for holidays and everyday cooking.
The Backstory: One of my most fond memories of my son as a little boy has to do with roasted Bru[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This simple Oven Roasted Potatoes side dish can be made with a variety of seasonings. Whatever suits your taste. But my taste for these spuds is usually rosemary and garlic. Somehow rosemary with it’s “woodsy” ar[…]-READ-MORE>
Mom’s Perfect Kugel is my go-to kugel for every holiday. Preserves, vanilla notes, and a crunchy, to-die-for topping, put it over the top.
The Backstory: If you put five (or 50) Jewish women in a room and ask them, “Who makes[…]-READ-MORE>
Stuffed tomatoes are the perfect side with just the right amount of cheese, bread crumbs, and seasonings. Better yet, they cook up in 10 minutes or less!
The Backstory: At just about every Bar and Bat Mitvah I attended growing[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: For over 50 years I have been making this casserole and I know that many, many people make it for Thanksgiving, but my father loved it all year round. I have prepared this for almost every holiday dinner that he at[…]-READ-MORE>
Our glazed sweet potatoes are little bites of heaven–tender, sweet, and just like Bubbie used to make. Serve them anytime–don’t wait for Thanksgiving!
The Backstory: What’s Thanksgiving dinner without luscious sweet potatoes[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: The coleslaw police (believe me, they’re out there) are divided into two camps: those who live for mayo and gobs of it and those who like their slaw on the savory side with vinegar dressing and not a dollop of mayo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Blueberry applesauce is about as easy a recipe you can make, yet it packs a delicious and surprising kick. Sweet blueberries make this side dish absolutely gorgeous to look at (I mean, when did anyone ever get all […]-READ-MORE>
Ptcha is an acquired taste, but this delicious recipe is definitely a wonderful taste of the old country.
The Backstory: So what is this crazy-sounding Jewish dish that will surely test your “ch” pronunciation skills?? Ptcha i[…]-READ-MORE>
Our sweet, crunchy mixture of fruit, nuts, wine and spices make classic Charoset you’ll recall from childhood. It’s so good, you’ll eat it by the spoonful.
The Backstory: Hosting a Passover Seder can be overwhelming, but our r[…]-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>
The Backstory: Potatoes have been around forever and I’m sure many of us can remember our mothers and grandmothers serving boiled potatoes alongside chicken (can you say bland?) or throwing a few potatoes into a roasting pan to c[…]-READ-MORE>