Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Nutty Gruyere and salty salmon take this delicious quiche over the top.
The Backstory: This delicious quiche has the surprise of smoked salmon nestled among gooey melted Gruyere and sauteed green onions. It is an amazing combi[…]-READ-MORE>
A smooth, creamy, classic that will remind you of days gone by.
The Backstory: One of the recipes that my cousin Rhonda shared with me is her famous, to-die-for rice pudding. I don’t know of one person that doesn’t like th[…]-READ-MORE>
Honey cake gets a decadent chocolate makeover in this delicious dessert that’s just perfect for Rosh Hashanah.
The Backstory: There’s honey cake and then there’s chocolate honey cake. Who knew such a thing ever existed? Well, […]-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>
The Backstory: Whenever I make this side dish, I am reminded of the Jewish holidays. In the early years of my life, my mom always had sweet potatoes as a side dish for every special occasion. Truth be told, the sweet potatoes mo[…]-READ-MORE>
This delicious fall salad with dried cranberries and candied walnuts is tart, sweet and a perfect first course.
The Backstory: I have always been a fan of what I call fall salads with dried cranberries and candied nuts. Thes[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>
Apple pie filling, walnuts and cinnamon make these guilt-free apple raisin walnut Danish a joy to wake up to.
The Backstory: You won’t believe it but these delicious Danish have less than 200 calories and only 2.5 grams of fa[…]-READ-MORE>
Get ready to get sticky (but it’s totally worth it!)
The Backstory: Teiglach, that sticky, sweet, and lick-your-fingers clean treat is an old-time favorite dessert that traditionally makes an appearance at Rosh Hashanah, Simch[…]-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>
Your guests will be astonished at their first bite!
The Backstory: Carrot Cake is one of those rich, decadent, not-for-diet-days desserts. How can something based on carrots be so indulgent? Story of my life, LOL. This recipe […]-READ-MORE>
Get your perfect holiday stuffing on! Our easy,versatile recipe works for Thanksgiving and Passover (just swap out the crackers.with matzoh!)
The Backstory: This stuffing can be used year round and can also be made for Passove[…]-READ-MORE>