Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
Jazz up store-bought chopped pickled herring with this simple recipe in just a few minutes for a delicious side or lunch.
The Backstory: I am sure chopped pickled herring has been around since man first walked the earth, found[…]-READ-MORE>
Our beet salad with goat cheese and nuts is everything: sweet, tangy, creamy, and crunchy. Add chicken to make this a full lunch or dinner and some fresh bread and you’ll find yourself making this meal over and over again.
Tender and slightly chewy, these easy kasha kreplach are just perfect for soups or for serving as an appetizer with a tangy dip.
The Backstory: I have to admit that I’ve never had kasha kreplach in my entire life (bad Jew, I k[…]-READ-MORE>
Our ultimate beef brisket is juicy, fork-tender, and our favorite brisket recipe of all time. Don’t forget the challah to soak up the sweet and tangy sauce!
The Backstory: My husband Rob makes the world’s ultimate beef brisket[…]-READ-MORE>
Banana crepes with dark chocolate are the dessert to make when you want to impress–and our version is low in calories and fat!
The Backstory: Every now and then I love to go all out and whip up a wow dish that’s a real showst[…]-READ-MORE>
Aunt Alice’s Linzer Cookies will melt your heart! These gorgeous cut out cookies with their red centers and clouds of Confectioner’s sugar are just the beginning! They are light, buttery, and full of almond flavor. These are beaut[…]-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>
The Backstory: Roasted chicken with apricots is a Jewish fan favorite that often graces our Shabbat table as well as our Seder gatherings. My mother made this recipe for years, as have many of my friends and relatives, but cookin[…]-READ-MORE>
Creamy, rich, and delicious, you’ll never believe this dessert is low-cal and low fat.
The Backstory: Making flan may seem intimidating at first but it’s just as easy as making a pie. There’s a base, a filling, and a simple to[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: While it’s certainly not a traditional Jewish dish, my family were always pasta lovers and Baked Ziti has been a staple in my home for years. Especially when my kids lived at home, I made this dish so many times,[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I haven’t had roast duck in years. Whenever I see this on a menu I immediately think of my mother-in-law, Marcia. Marcia wasn’t the best cook in the world. She didn’t have to be. For the first 40 years of her[…]-READ-MORE>