Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Exactly what mandel bread should be: crisp, sweet, and golden brown.
The Backstory: I met Lorraine about a year ago. She was a fill in at a Mah Jongg game. When you play Mah Jongg (or any game) with the same group of girls[…]-READ-MORE>
Fresh strawberry pie is a gorgeous, lush, wholesome and creamy dessert that’s as luscious as it looks. Better yet–it won’t blow your diet.
The Backstory: This show-stopper dessert (seriously, how gorgeous is it?!) is actually[…]-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>
This is the old-fashioned good stuff, made by a real Bubby.
The Backstory: Recently, I chatted with my Canadian cousin, Rhonda. After discussing family happenings, I asked her if she had any recipes to share with me. And, di[…]-READ-MORE>
Our old-fashioned apple walnut cake smells and tastes just like what Bubbie used to make. It’s sweet, crumbly, nutty and perfect for company or a nosh.
The Backstory: As beautiful as this photo is, it simply doesn’t do this ca[…]-READ-MORE>
Your favorite holiday meal, only lighter and a healthier (but just as juicy!)
The Backstory: Who doesn’t love a moist, tender brisket at the holidays? No one, I know! Well now you can have your delicious brisket and not feel g[…]-READ-MORE>
This deliciously moist lemon almond sponge cake is perfect for Passover or anytime you want a light, flavorful ending to a delicious meal.
The Backstory: In my opinion, sponge cake has taken a bad rap. I’m not sure if it’s jus[…]-READ-MORE>
Individual Cornish hens with savory stuffing are delicious little bundles that taste as gorgeous as they look and they make the most elegant presentation.
The Backstory: My friend Dini has recipes going back more than 50 plus[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My family always loved soup. It’s just one of those comfort foods, like stew, meat loaf and roasted chicken that always warms the soul. I admit, it took me a long time to learn how to prepare soup so that they […]-READ-MORE>
Creamy, mild and delicious, whitefish salad is perfect for sandwiches, as a dip, or on a crisp bed of lettuce.
The Backstory: A whole Smoked Whitefish is considered a typical Jewish food. I don’t know if this fish was introd[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: It was a rarity when my mom made this delicious Stuffed Breast of Veal dish. I do remember that when I first tasted the veal it was love at first bite. When I started cooking, I must admit I didn’t make it ofte[…]-READ-MORE>
Juicy fruit compote is the easiest way to showcase ripe fruit or use fruit that’s about to turn overripe. Add a dollop of fresh whipped cream and enjoy!
The Backstory: Fruit Compote is one of the easiest dishes to put together[…]-READ-MORE>