Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Give ordinary bananas a wow makeover with melted chocolate and nuts and watch your guests go wild.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t like bananas? No one I know. Now add some melted chocolate, chopped nuts, and put it all on a stic[…]-READ-MORE>
This creamy, rich, and decadent blue cheese dressing is perfect on everything from salads to baked potatoes to crudite party veggies.
The Backstory: Okay, okay, blue cheese isn’t exactly Jewish–I get it. But let’s face it–th[…]-READ-MORE>
I can think of few things better than a lazy summer afternoon to gather with friends and family to enjoy a great meal, some sunshine, and let the kids play outside while the grown ups unwind and catch up on conversation, (maybe a […]-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>
The Backstory: I confess: I’m fussy when it comes to potato salad (and coleslaw for that matter). It’s a New York thing. I’ve grown up around delis and good Jewish soul food, and so I’m hard-pressed to give a thumb’s up to a dece[…]-READ-MORE>
Golden pastry surrounds a savory filling in this classic potato knish recipe. Perfect for party apps, holidays, or family get-togethers!
The Backstory: Oh, how I love a classic potato knish. I’m sorry (in advance) to everyone […]-READ-MORE>
Crisp falafel balls are simply perfect in a pita sandwich or in a salad in this classic Middle Eastern dish.
The Backstory: Oh how I love falafel and my road to discovering this classic Israeli street food started in my childh[…]-READ-MORE>
Our lightened up version of hearty potato salad is full of flavor and texture–you’ll never miss the extra fat and calories. This is your go-to summer side!
The Backstory: Did you know that everyone’s favorite summer side dish[…]-READ-MORE>
You’ll go bananas over this deliciously sweet, classic treat. Perfect with a cup of coffee or tea or as a little nosh.
The Backstory: There really is no backstory for this recipe, at least in terms of classic Jewish history or[…]-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.
Purple plum torte is juicy, sweet, and slightly tart. The buttery crust is a perfect balance to the fruit and the torte makes a gorgeous presentation.
The Backstory: This delicious plum torte comes to you from my dear friend, […]-READ-MORE>
This recipe for broccoli rabe with garlic takes minutes to make. It’s fragrant, tender and perfect with any main course.
The Backstory: I can’t say enough about this delicious recipe for broccoli rabe with garlic. Not only is i[…]-READ-MORE>