Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: I have eaten fried fish sandwiches all my life. I’ve had it at fast food restaurants, in a posh hotel (that shall remain nameless), but the best place I ever had this type of sandwich was at a roadside place c[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Rhonda, who resides in Canada, gave me this recipe. It is from her sister, Ricky. The story of my Canadian relatives go back for decades. My grandfather and Ricky’s grandmother were brother and sister[…]-READ-MORE>
Savory turkey meatloaf is a lighter alternative to beef, but is still moist, juicy, and full of delicious flavor and texture.
The Backstory: Can you say comfort food like Mom used to make?! Our savory turkey meatloaf can be […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This is a delicious brisket recipe that comes to me from my cousin, who is a fabulous cook and hostess. The recipe uses red wine as well as chicken stock, as a base for the gravy, and while most of the wine cooks o[…]-READ-MORE>
Beautiful to look at and luscious inside, Gloria’s Jam Roll Cake is a gorgeous dessert that your guest will devour. Be prepared to hand over the recipe!
The Backstory: My friend Gloria gave me this recipe for this fabulous cak[…]-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>
Invite your friends over for this delicious aromatic cake and a steaming cup of coffee.
The Backstory: Gloria and I met in 1986. We were each on a vacation with our husbands in the Dominican Republic. I must write about the […]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with peppers is an easy to prepare dinner that turns out succulent chicken with sweet and tender veggies. Perfect for weeknight dinners.
The Backstory: I have been playing Mah Jongg with Maureen for several years. Sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Twice-baked potatoes are creamy and savory on the inside and cheesy and crusty on top of the potato skin. That’s our kind of potato heaven!
The Backstory: Twice-baked potatoes are comfort food and then some. These are the pota[…]-READ-MORE>
Fresh smoked salmon is folded into fresh cream cheese in this easy, one step recipe.
The Backstory: This is without a doubt, the easiest, two-ingredient recipe in the world, but totally worth making. I know, I know, you can bu[…]-READ-MORE>
Crisp falafel balls are simply perfect in a pita sandwich or in a salad in this classic Middle Eastern dish.
The Backstory: Oh how I love falafel and my road to discovering this classic Israeli street food started in my childh[…]-READ-MORE>
These kosher vegetable cutlets are savory, crisp, and perfect for lunch, dinner, or layering in a pita.
The Backstory: I hardly remember having this as a youngster. Yet as an adult I vividly remember having this at a famous re[…]-READ-MORE>