Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: I vividly remember my mother preparing Borscht. But instead of serving this as a soup, she served it to my dad in a glass. My mom did not make this from scratch. She usually had a cold bottle of store-brought b[…]-READ-MORE>
Cheesy garlic herb bread is just begging to be dipped in sauce or soup and takes just minutes to make!
The Backstory: This tasty cheesy garlic herb bread is so popular and easy to make. Yet most of my friends that love this ty[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I do not know were my mom came up with this recipe, all I know is I love it. Mom didn’t make this often, but when she did, there was nothing left in the serving dish. How we girls loved these tasty fried spuds. Wha[…]-READ-MORE>
Twice-baked potatoes are creamy and savory on the inside and cheesy and crusty on top of the potato skin. That’s our kind of potato heaven!
The Backstory: Twice-baked potatoes are comfort food and then some. These are the pota[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: While it’s certainly not a traditional Jewish dish, my family were always pasta lovers and Baked Ziti has been a staple in my home for years. Especially when my kids lived at home, I made this dish so many times,[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I first had fried chicken in 1965. Even though we were in Western Pa. this was Southern Fried Chicken at it’s best. My hubby and I were traveling back to New York from Chicago. It was Easter Sunday and late at nigh[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When it comes to Rack of Lamb, it can be said that this is one of the most tasty, elegant dishes you can serve. I was raised on meat and potatoes. Mom made lamb chops occasionally. It was not the baby chops. it w[…]-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>
Kosher beef kabobs are savory, tender, and perfect right off the grill. Serve with grilled sweet, seasonal veggies for a complete meal and get your bbq on!
The Backstory: It’s summer time and time to fire up the grill! Beef ka[…]-READ-MORE>
Homemade Kosher corn dogs bring the carnival right to the dinner table with this delicious treat!
The Backstory: Here is another recipe that can please children as well as adults. True confession: hot dogs are my favorite food[…]-READ-MORE>
Mock chopped liver is the perfect way for non-meat eaters to enjoy this classic Jewish favorite and you can make it in minutes.
The Backstory: Mock chopped liver has absolutely nothing to do with liver. Perhaps because it lo[…]-READ-MORE>
This crusty traditional old-fashioned rye bread is loaded with caraway seeds and tastes just like it came like from a Brooklyn bakery.
The Backstory: Old-fashioned rye bread was one of my mom’s favorite breads. But how she lik[…]-READ-MORE>