Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: This hearty stew always brings me back to living in New York in the bleak, cold winters months. This easy to make dish, with the broth surrounding the beef and the veggies with their savory seasonings is a delight […]-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>
Pomegranate glazed chicken has a tart and sweet balance of flavors and is a perfect main dish for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: Let’s face it: there are only so many things you can do with chicken. But […]-READ-MORE>
Grilled veal chops are an easy way to enjoy an elegant cut of meat and they come out tender, and juicy, every time.
The Backstory: Veal is one of the most expensive cuts of meat on the market today. Yet going back decades, I[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My mom made this soup often as it is a traditional Jewish soup that is often found on deli menus and is something that her generation grew up with. Most of the time she made it with beef flanken. When mom used mu[…]-READ-MORE>
Honey mustard glazed fish is flavorful and healthy dish that’s quick and easy to prepare during the week but impressive enough for company.
The Backstory: This tangy and delicious honey mustard glazed fish is fabulous preparatio[…]-READ-MORE>
Braised short ribs are tender, savory, hearty, and the meat just falls off the bone. A perfect Shabbat or holiday meal.
The Backstory: Braised short ribs sound much more complicated to cook than they really are and truth be to[…]-READ-MORE>
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>
Breaded veal chops are lightly fried, tender, and full of flavor. This is the perfect winter, weeknight dish.
The Backstory: I just love veal in any form, whether it is cutlet style or breaded chops I know that there will b[…]-READ-MORE>
Pasta with tomatoes and feta is a fresh, hearty, zesty lunch or dinner. Served hot, cold, or at room temp, it cooks quickly and is always a fan favorite.
The Backstory: Once again my friend Lorraine came thru with a classic pa[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I want something fast and easy, this is one of the dishes I turn to. I always have chicken breast in my freezer. It seems most people like white meat chicken. Me? I always want dark meat chicken.. My mom[…]-READ-MORE>
Our cabbage soup with flanken recipe turns out a classic, slow-simmering soup with tender beef that simply shreds in the tangy broth.
The Backstory: I well remember my mother making cabbage soup with flanken. Usually she use[…]-READ-MORE>