Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Another one of those classic buffet and party salads, comes the sweet and crunchy Carrot and Raisin Salad. Why didn’t I appreciate this masterpiece all those years ago when it showed up at nearly every family bris[…]-READ-MORE>
For a refreshing and light first course, try our tossed green salad with herb vinaigrette. It’s zesty, fresh, and perfect with fish, chicken or steak.
The Backstory: This light and zesty tossed green salad with herb vinaigrett[…]-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>
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>
Corn succotash is a delicious medley of sauteed, sweet and tender veggies.
The Backstory: Forget the traditional recipes you’re used to–more up to date veggies have been added to make this a truly exciting dish. Usually corn […]-READ-MORE>
Once you make this easy classic hummus from scratch, you’ll think twice before buying store-bought hummus again–it’s that delicious.
The Backstory: Easy classic hummus is surprisingly simple to make and there are very few ing[…]-READ-MORE>
Roasted brussels sprouts are sweet, tender, and easy to prepare. This gorgeous side is perfect for holidays and everyday cooking.
The Backstory: One of my most fond memories of my son as a little boy has to do with roasted Bru[…]-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>
This no-fail recipe for perfect sweet potatoes turn out crisp and delicious latkes every time. Make sure to make a double batch–they are addicting!
The Backstory: Our perfect sweet potato latkes (or latkas, if you are an East[…]-READ-MORE>
This gorgeous, tender green is roasted to sweet perfection and dressed up with a drizzle of oil and a sprinkling of fresh herbs. This is the perfect side to any main course.
The Backstory: Roasted Spinach is one of the easiest[…]-READ-MORE>
Our vegetable lasagna is the perfect, one-pan meal for weeknights, Shabbat, or feeding a crowd. Make a second pan to freeze for later on!
The Backstory: Pasta is one of those dishes that is loved by almost everyone I know. W[…]-READ-MORE>
Our glazed sweet potatoes are little bites of heaven–tender, sweet, and just like Bubbie used to make. Serve them anytime–don’t wait for Thanksgiving!
The Backstory: What’s Thanksgiving dinner without luscious sweet potatoes[…]-READ-MORE>