Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Over the years, my family and I have been enjoying fish at least a few times a week and this has forced me to become more creative with everyone’s favorite–salmon. The good news is that salmon is so versatile that it lends itself[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery pastry and sweet and nutty filling make these Hungarian pastry crescents melt in your mouth.
The Backstory: These delicious little cookies are very similar to rugelach but their texture is a little more dense. Also, un[…]-READ-MORE>
Fresh, tangy, and perfect as a side to just about any meal, our marinated cucumber salad beats any store bought version and is light, healthy and refreshing.
The Backstory: You know all those pre-made salads and sides at your […]-READ-MORE>
Grilled herbed potatoes are the best of both worlds: crispy outside and soft and tender inside. Savory herbs add zest and a smoky wow factor!
The Backstory: This recipe for grilled herbed potatoes is one of my all-time favorit[…]-READ-MORE>
Soy milk cream of mushroom soup is silky, delicious and perfect for those who follow Kosher, gluten-free, or lactose-free diets.
The Backstory: Most cream of mushroom soups recipes cannot be used for Kosher meals where meat or[…]-READ-MORE>
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>
Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake recipe to savor the rich and delicious taste of mud cake in a chocolaty cheesecake instead!
Mississippi Mud Chocolate Cheesecake
Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake recipe to savour the […]-READ-MORE>
French influences turn ordinary tuna into Kosher Tuna Nicoise–an easy-to-make salad that’s elegant, flavorful, and fancy enough for company.
The Backstory: Tuna can be used in so many different ways. It can be served as a dip[…]-READ-MORE>
Tender poached eggs and wilted spinach are drizzled with hollandaise in this elegant brunch classic.
The Backstory: There are numerous ways to make this delicious and decadent dish. I always think of Eggs Florentine as Eggs Be[…]-READ-MORE>
Nutritious, creamy, and full of fresh fruit, our fresh fruit smoothie is perfect for breakfast or anytime you crave a refreshing snack.
The Backstory: With everyone into the smoothie craze these days, it’s hard to know which o[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Elaine, who is a Holocaust survivor, gave me this recipe. She and I always chat on the phone every Friday night. She has filled me with stories of her youth and the years she spent as a young teenager in […]-READ-MORE>