Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Above all else, I am a Jewish girl from Brooklyn. Looking back at the time when I was a young girl, I remember my childhood quite vividly. It was a wonderful era, from the mid 1940’s until the early 1960’s. My […]-READ-MORE>
Our delicious lamb kabobs are savory, tender and grilled to perfection. Try our grilling trick to ensure even cooking and doneness.
The Backstory: Lamb Kabobs are in a class that I call ‘warm weather’ foods. I believe that k[…]-READ-MORE>
An elegant ending to any holiday or Shabbat meal and it takes only minutes to make.
The Backstory: This delicious dessert is a perfect choice for the High Holidays, a special occasion, or anytime you want something sweet, but […]-READ-MORE>
Flourless chocolate cake is our top pick chocolate dessert for anytime you want to wow a crowd with dense, chocolaty goodness. Need we say more?
The Backstory: I first made flourless chocolate cake when my husband and I were f[…]-READ-MORE>
Creamy deviled eggs are a classic appetizer or first course for brunch, lunch, or a holiday meal.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, deviled eggs were one of those boring staple foods that showed up on the buffet ta[…]-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>
Our homemade, old-fashioned white bread is a far cry from packaged white bread. It is so good, you’ll want to bake up two loaves and freeze an extra one.
The Backstory: What can I say about this classic old-fashioned white bre[…]-READ-MORE>
Our Lemon Poppy Seed Loan is both sweet and tart and pairs perfectly with with a cup of coffee or tea, or as a kids’ snack in a lunchbox.
The Backstory: So here’s the thing: I don’t like poppy seed bagels (sorry, Dad), or popp[…]-READ-MORE>
Light, airy, and with just a touch of chocolate, our meringue cookies are perfect two-bite treats (great for Passover!)
The Backstory: These crisp and delicious meringue cookies are a perfect example of why I created The Jewis[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with apricot sauce is a perfect blend of sweet and sour and a delicious alternative to beef for a holiday feast.
The Backstory: This is one of my go-to recipes for just about any Jewish holiday as it’s always a crowd p[…]-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>
A classic diner favorite: our lemon meringue pie has perfect crust, lemony filling and light meringue. What could be bad?
The Backstory: This is my all-time, absolute favorite pie in the world. In fact, this might be up there […]-READ-MORE>