Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
It’s time to bring back the Seventies with cheese fondue! This gooey, decadent first course is a delicious party starter and sure to wow your guests!
The Backstory: When I think of Cheese Fondue my mind automatically goes back[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher salmon dip uses canned salmon (a fab shortcut) for an easy, make-ahead appetizer your guests will love.
The Backstory: My grandmother always had canned salmon in her pantry and I always wondered what she did with it. I […]-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>
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>
Smoked salmon and caviar toasts are a delectable, elegant appetizer that will wow your guests and are easy to make. What more could you ask for?
The Backstory: The first time I had caviar was at famed The Russian Tea Room in t[…]-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>
Traditional potato latkes are golden, crispy, and truly delicious, This recipe is foolproof and makes perfect latkes every time!
The Backstory: What would Hanukkah be without a heaping platter of traditional potato latkes? I, […]-READ-MORE>
Roasted garlic is a delicious way to enjoy the cousin of the onion and shallot. Spread it on toasted French bread, Challah, or Rye, for a great party app.
The Backstory: Garlic – whether in granulated powder form or whole bulb[…]-READ-MORE>
Carrot and Hummus Roll Ups are savory, delicious bites that are perfect make-ahead appetizers for parties and holidays.
The Backstory: Carrot and Hummus Rolls are a delicious light bite and finger food that are perfect as a pa[…]-READ-MORE>
Nutty cream cheese balls are a decadent, make-ahead party app that’s creamy, crunchy, and perfect every time.
Backstory: This fast and easy recipe is another one that I borrowed from a friend. If any of my friends are reading […]-READ-MORE>
Baked brie in puff pastry combine with tangy apricot preserves in this decadent (and spectacular) appetizer your guests will devour!
The Backstory: This recipe has absolutely no tie whatsoever to any Jewish folklore, story, or[…]-READ-MORE>
Blini with smoked salmon are elegant appetizers that hit on all fronts: salty, creamy, and perfect two bite noshes.
The Backstory: I first went to The Russian Tea Room in 1999. I was 35 years old and as a born and bred New Yor[…]-READ-MORE>