Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Creamy potatoes layered over zesty beef in a savory tomato sauce make Mom’s Shepherd’s Pie comfort food the whole family will enjoy.
The Backstory: Shepherd Pie, is one of my mom’s Summer Specials. That is the only time she […]-READ-MORE>
Rich, sweet, and decadent done right! Our recipe for strawberry cheese crepes takes an indulgent dessert and makes it guilt-free.
The Backstory: Every now and then I love to go all out and whip up a wow dish that’s a real sh[…]-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>
Rice stuffed chicken is a deliciously savory main dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners, company, or special Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: This recipe comes to me by way of my friend, Lorraine. Lorraine is one of […]-READ-MORE>
If you need a perfect chocolate cake, look no further than Nana’s chocolate cake with fudge frosting. This is the one you’ve been waiting for.
The Backstory: Until I was almost seven years old, my cousin Hara and I lived side […]-READ-MORE>
Our recipe for perfect pecan pie is truly foolproof, melt-in-your-mouth delicious, and one of our most requested Thanksgiving recipes.
The Backstory: True confession: this dessert falls right at the top of my husband’s short l[…]-READ-MORE>
Smoked salmon and cream cheese spirals are a savory and creamy make-ahead appetizer that everyone loves–make extra because these go fast!
The Backstory: What’s a party without the smoked salmon? These delicious two-bite noshe[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: From the first moment I set foot in Paris in the winter of 1997, I loved it the way everyone who falls in love with the City of Love (and Light) falls in love. Deeply, madly, insanely. More of the Backstory after t[…]-READ-MORE>
Orange cinnamon sweet potatoes are sweet, filling, and packed with heart-healthy nutrients. They’re also one of the easiest sides to make!
The Backstory: There’s delicious, and then there’s delicious. This recipe for fall’s fa[…]-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>
Watch your guests devour this luscious and creamy cake–you won’t have a single slice left.
The Backstory: My girlfriend, Lorraine, swears by this cheesecake. She used to make it all the time. I have yet to sample hers, but sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Everyone’s favorite Passover treat, our easy coconut macaroons are sweet and chewy with a hint of vanilla and crunch.
The Backstory: This easy coconut macaroon recipe will have you baking this classic Passover treat like a mas[…]-READ-MORE>