Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Kosher Veal Scallopini uses the most tender cuts of veal and a savory sherry wine sauce to create a company-worthy dish your guests will devour.
The Backstory: I know what you’re thinking, Veal Scallopini: on a Jewish food sit[…]-READ-MORE>
Crisp pastry envelops a sweet and tart cherry filling for a delectable, finger-licking dessert.
The Backstory: Strudel –any kind–has got to be one of the all-time great desserts that has been passed down from Eastern Europea[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with tomatoes is a simply yet savory one-pan dish that’s a perfect go-to recipe for company and last-minute cooking.
The Backstory: I first made this dish in the very early years of my marriage. I knew how to cook but […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I think of kugel, I can’t help but think of my father doing his standard joke in a heavily accented Polish dialect, “Is it kugel or is it pujjink?” (meaning noodle pudding). You see, when it comes to kugel, mo[…]-READ-MORE>
Linzer Torte is a showstopper of a dessert for good reason. It’s buttery, full of raspberries, melts in your mouth, and is tart and sweet at the same time.
The Backstory: This beautiful Austrian dessert, Linzer Torte, has been[…]-READ-MORE>
Mom’s baked blintzes taste almost like cheesecake–they’re that decadent and delicious! Frozen cheese blintzes are baked in a creamy custard (you and make these ahead!) for the perfect dairy meal, breakfast or brunch.
Sweet seasonal fruit and warm spices bake until tender under a crumbly, buttery topping.
The Backstory: I was looking through all the recipes that I had accumulated over the years and came upon this recipe. I have to admit–I […]-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>
Our classic round challah recipe bakes up golden, sweet challah every time. Make two loaves–one for Shabbat and one for noshing!
The Backstory: On Rosh Hashanah, classic round challah has a symbolic meaning. The shape signifi[…]-READ-MORE>
Our tried and true recipe for stewed plums delivers a sweet and slightly tart, classic dessert that will remind you of your Bubbie’s kitchen.
Backstory: One of my earliest childhood memories is of my grandmother spooning dark […]-READ-MORE>
Chocolate-dipped candy Hamantaschen jazz up your Purim celebration and take only a few extra seconds to make!
The Backstory: These Hamantaschen just make me happy. There, I said it. Between the chocolate (semi-sweet and white)[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I cannot remember a time when this velvety soup was not served for a holiday dinner. My mom never measured anything, and here I am trying to convert her favorite answer to my question, “how much of this or that” […]-READ-MORE>