Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
The Backstory: At many a Shabbat or Yom Tov table is a dish that often sits in the shadow of a main course, soup or Challah. Perhaps Kugel is often underappreciated because the Jewish staple is just that – a staple. More of the[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Tzimmes is a traditional dish served at Rosh Hashannah which combines stewed sweet potatoes and dried fruits. From the description, it doesn’t sound all that appetizing, but truth be told, there’s so much sweet goo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Every Passover, I go in search of delicious, flavorful desserts that won’t disappoint or fall flat (no pun intended) due to their lack of flour and leavening agents, and every year, I find myself digging out my sam[…]-READ-MORE>
Honey soy broiled salmon is sweet, savory and full of deliciously healthy ingredients. This is a perfect go-to fish meal for any occasion.
The Backstory: This is one of my all-time favorite ways to prepare salmon because it de[…]-READ-MORE>
Grandma’s poppyseed cookies are thin, crisp, and buttery, and melt right in your mouth!
The Backstory: To say that my husband loves his Grandma’s poppyseed cookies would be an understatement. He loves them and he loves them de[…]-READ-MORE>
Tender dumplings in golden chicken broth are the cure for whatever ails you.
The Backstory: Kreplach, those delicious dumplings that bathe in our worshiped chicken soup, are one of the pillars of Jewish soul food. These meat f[…]-READ-MORE>
Sometimes there’s no time for homemade latkes. Not to worry. Our Apple Potato Latke Shortcut serves up perfect latkes that taste just like the real thing in half the time!
The Backstory: I literally live for Shabbat and someti[…]-READ-MORE>
Just about the most delicious roast chicken you’ll ever make.
The Backstory: This simple savory recipe was given to me by my mom. I didn’t get many recipes from her because she never wrote anything down. It was a little bi[…]-READ-MORE>
Cheesy artichoke dip is gooey, creamy, and golden brown right out of the oven. Guests say this dip is the life of the party!
The Backstory: When I met my good friend Kerri, little did I know she came with an added bonus: he[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My mom made this soup often as it is a traditional Jewish soup that is often found on deli menus and is something that her generation grew up with. Most of the time she made it with beef flanken. When mom used mu[…]-READ-MORE>
There are many ways to make this classic side, but our crispy potato kugel is savory from green onions with a surprise topping that takes it over the edge!
The Backstory: This crispy potato kugel recipe was given to me when I[…]-READ-MORE>