Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
Zesty, cheesy, and crispy, these two-bite mini pizza appetizers are classic party favorites that kids and adults adore!
The Backstory: Mini pizza appetizers are the perfect bite-size snacks for kids, but truth be told, they ar[…]-READ-MORE>
A retro-dessert that’s just divine! Marshmallows, fruit, coconut and cherries combine in creamy dessert that’s truly addicting.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, I grew up thinking that Ambrosia Fruit Salad was a […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chef’s Salad is one of the easiest dishes to prepare and also one of the most satisfying. It can be made with just about anything you have in your refrigerator.and pantry. Sometimes I make this with leftover ro[…]-READ-MORE>
Spinach salad with strawberries and goat cheese is a refreshing and bright salad that has the best of both worlds: sweet and tart from the berries and tangy cheese. Add grilled chicken or salmon for a heartier lunch or main course[…]-READ-MORE>
Tuna stuffed tomatoes are a great way to jazz up tuna and deliver a wow presentation! They make a beautiful display on a buffet table and can be made ahead.
The Backstory: The first time I made tuna stuffed tomatoes, I really […]-READ-MORE>
Kosher beef chili is a hearty-one pot meal that will warm (and fill) you up. Add a slice of challah for dipping for a truly scrumptious meal.
The Backstory: My cousin Claire gave me a bunch of her favorite recipes and when I s[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Since I hadn’t made this dish in decades, I reached out to one of my Mah Jongg players for a good recipe for Salmon Croquettes. They unanimously led me to Debbie. Debbie likes to cook and I understand, prepares s[…]-READ-MORE>
Our updated take on sweet and sour cabbage soup will win you over! Sweet, tart, and absolutely delicious, it cooks up in 30 minutes and freezes beautifully.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, sweet and sour cabbage […]-READ-MORE>
Sweet tomatoes, poached eggs, and delicious herbs and spices are the hallmarks of Shakshouka, a popular Israeli dish that’s perfect at any meal.
The Backstory: I first had this deliciously savory egg and tomato dish at my in-[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with tomatoes is a simply yet savory one-pan dish that’s a perfect go-to recipe for company and last-minute cooking.
The Backstory: I first made this dish in the very early years of my marriage. I knew how to cook but […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I first had this dish at my Aunt Lena’s house in Boston in 1948 or 1949. I was probably about 7 or 8 years old at the time. This was a very popular dairy dish that was commonly made in Kosher homes and almost alway[…]-READ-MORE>