Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Kosher Veal Scallopini uses the most tender cuts of veal and a savory sherry wine sauce to create a company-worthy dish your guests will devour.
The Backstory: I know what you’re thinking, Veal Scallopini: on a Jewish food sit[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Recently I visited my cousin Clare’s home. She was very pleased to give me some of her recipes. She told me that she makes this soup often. The recipe is simple. I have wanted a potato soup recipe for a very lo[…]-READ-MORE>
Treat someone you love to gooey and sinfully delicious caramel apples. Tart, crisp apples are smothered in melted caramel and make the world a better place!
The Backstory: While caramel apples are always a perfect fall treat, […]-READ-MORE>
Creamy potatoes layered over zesty beef in a savory tomato sauce make Mom’s Shepherd’s Pie comfort food the whole family will enjoy.
The Backstory: Shepherd Pie, is one of my mom’s Summer Specials. That is the only time she […]-READ-MORE>
Tender dumplings in golden chicken broth are the cure for whatever ails you.
The Backstory: Kreplach, those delicious dumplings that bathe in our worshiped chicken soup, are one of the pillars of Jewish soul food. These meat f[…]-READ-MORE>
Homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows is everyone’s favorite winter drink. The more marshmallows, the better!
The Backstory: What could be better than a cup of homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows on a crisp and cold day? It do[…]-READ-MORE>
If you master only one salad dressing, make this the one.
The Backstory: I prefer making my own salad dressings. Yes, I do have bottled salad dressings in my refrigerator but nothing can compare with homemade dressing and fr[…]-READ-MORE>
A crispy potato layer tops flaky white fish in this delicious dinner entree.
The Backstory: The first time I saw this recipe I knew I had to make it. It was everything I enjoyed eating. It’s fried and made with fish and po[…]-READ-MORE>
From the time I was about 9 years old, (1950) I vividly recall the ritual that took place every weekend. Dad had passed his road test and received his driver’s license. The first thing my parents did upon getting this news was[…]-READ-MORE>
What’s a barbeque without zesty, creamy coleslaw? Bella’s perfect coleslaw hits the right balance of creamy and tangy and takes just minutes to make.
The Backstory: This recipe comes to me from my Canadian cousin, Rhonda. Sh[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken can be found in practically every culture and cuisine throughout the world, and in Jewish culture, chicken plays a special role in so many of our observances, menus, and customs. From our beautiful and maje[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Rhonda, who resides in Canada, gave me this recipe. It is from her sister, Ricky. The story of my Canadian relatives go back for decades. My grandfather and Ricky’s grandmother were brother and sister[…]-READ-MORE>