Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Walk down memory lane with this creamy, rich, diner-style classic pudding.
The Backstory: I distinctly remember walking into the Caravelle Diner in Brooklyn, not too far from my dad’s bagel bakery and coming face to face with […]-READ-MORE>
An old-fashioned, chocolaty classic that deserves its place in history. It’s. That. Good.
The Backstory: There must be something wrong with me because I’m physically restraining myself from getting out of this chair, baking th[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am always looking for what I call my diet foods. Veggies are always a good source for weight loss and this traditional French dish can be used both ways. When I top it off with a sprinkle of grated mozzarella o[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery pastry and sweet and nutty filling make these Hungarian pastry crescents melt in your mouth.
The Backstory: These delicious little cookies are very similar to rugelach but their texture is a little more dense. Also, un[…]-READ-MORE>
Our updated take on sweet and sour cabbage soup will win you over! Sweet, tart, and absolutely delicious, it cooks up in 30 minutes and freezes beautifully.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, sweet and sour cabbage […]-READ-MORE>
Giant popovers deliver a true wow factor to a holiday table. They’re huge golden rolls that are flaky, light, and with a perfect touch of chewiness.
The Backstory: I can find no trace to Jewish tradition for the giant popover,[…]-READ-MORE>
Low-fat rice pudding is sweet and creamy with notes of vanilla and cinnamon. This yummy classic cooks in 20 minutes and tastes just like the original.
The Backstory: This recipe is one of those that happened by accident. I was[…]-READ-MORE>
Vegetarian chopped liver tastes close enough to the real thing that even Bubbie would approve!
The Backstory: I found this recipe by accident. I was digging through my many folders and notebooks of recipes, news clippings of r[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: It’s funny how just about every culture and cuisine has some type (or numerous types) of filled pasta. From kreplach to ravioli to pierogis to shumai and dumplings, people around the world seem to love their noodle[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This is a delicious brisket recipe that comes to me from my cousin, who is a fabulous cook and hostess. The recipe uses red wine as well as chicken stock, as a base for the gravy, and while most of the wine cooks o[…]-READ-MORE>
This is the ultimate lemon squares recipe! They are creamy, tart, sweet, and just the most perfect balance of flavors.
The Backstory: Lemon squares are by far, one of my top ten favorite desserts. As I’ve waxed poetic before, […]-READ-MORE>
Creamy, mild and delicious, whitefish salad is perfect for sandwiches, as a dip, or on a crisp bed of lettuce.
The Backstory: A whole Smoked Whitefish is considered a typical Jewish food. I don’t know if this fish was introd[…]-READ-MORE>