Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Sweet, crunchy, and soft on the inside, these easy corn fritters will be the appetizer hit of your next cocktail party or holiday celebration.
The Backstory: Corn fritters are an easy side dish or appetizer to prepare and they[…]-READ-MORE>
Golden pastry surrounds a savory filling in this classic potato knish recipe. Perfect for party apps, holidays, or family get-togethers!
The Backstory: Oh, how I love a classic potato knish. I’m sorry (in advance) to everyone […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Oh yes, you know this one: this is the retro sweet potato casserole that Bubbie or Grandma or some fabulous aunt of yours made every single Thanksgiving or Chanukah that had Maraschino cherries and pineapple rings […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My girlfriend Gloria is an excellent cook. About 30 years ago my husband and I were invited to her home for dinner. This casserole was one of the delectable foods she prepared that night. Whatever she served wa[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: The coleslaw police (believe me, they’re out there) are divided into two camps: those who live for mayo and gobs of it and those who like their slaw on the savory side with vinegar dressing and not a dollop of mayo[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet. juicy grilled pineapple is the perfect ending to a summer meal. It stands on its own or rises to perfection with a dollop of ice cream or sorbet.
The Backstory: Grilled Pineapple is just about one of the most delectable[…]-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>
The Backstory: What would Thanksgiving be without its magnificent side dishes? Some years, I think I’d rather eat a plateful of side dishes than the big bird itself, and I’m the one who usually cooks our turkey. Go figure! More o[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I have had this recipe for so long (ages) that I can’t even remember who gave it to me. If any of my friends are reading this and thinking, “Myrna, I gave it to you,” I thank you and here is your shot at fame. More[…]-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>
The Backstory: This is my version of Scalloped Potatoes. I could eat this for 3 meals a day and never tire of it. It is creamy, very tasty and just mouth watering. Not many people would go gaga over potatoes, but I would. I[…]-READ-MORE>
Broccoli slaw is a crunchy, flavorful and fun take on traditional cole slaw. This versatile side is the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches, grilled dishes, and of course, deserves its rightful place at your next barbecue.