Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Buttery pastry and sweet and nutty filling make these Hungarian pastry crescents melt in your mouth.
The Backstory: These delicious little cookies are very similar to rugelach but their texture is a little more dense. Also, un[…]-READ-MORE>
Our classic roast turkey with gravy has everything! Our easy, foolproof recipe delivers a scrumptious, elegant meal every time.
The Backstory: Does Thanksgiving roast turkey even need a backstory? I didn’t think so either! Mor[…]-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>
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>
Grandma Gertie’s almond cake is an old-fashioned cake that’s light with note of almond and lemon. This gorgeous cake is perfect with coffee or tea.
The Backstory: Today, Mother’s Day 2017, my mother gave me a beautiful Mother'[…]-READ-MORE>
Evy’s apricot coconut balls are sweet, chewy confections that taste as good as they look. Perfect for a shower, holiday buffet or party favor.
The Backstory: Evy’s apricot coconut balls come to The Jewish kitchen from Evy Gold[…]-READ-MORE>
Our healthy-version recipe for glazed beef brisket is fork tender, juicy, and a perfect Shabbat or holiday main dish.
The Backstory: What would our Jewish holidays be without our beloved glazed beef brisket? Can you even imagi[…]-READ-MORE>
Our recipe for old-fashioned baked apples is bursting with tender dried fruits, honey and cinnamon goodness. Is your mouth watering?
The Backstory: What can be more appealing to children (or adults?) when they come home from s[…]-READ-MORE>
Treat someone you love to gooey and sinfully delicious caramel apples. Tart, crisp apples are smothered in melted caramel and make the world a better place!
The Backstory: While caramel apples are always a perfect fall treat, […]-READ-MORE>
Once you make this easy classic hummus from scratch, you’ll think twice before buying store-bought hummus again–it’s that delicious.
The Backstory: Easy classic hummus is surprisingly simple to make and there are very few ing[…]-READ-MORE>
A classic diner favorite: our lemon meringue pie has perfect crust, lemony filling and light meringue. What could be bad?
The Backstory: This is my all-time, absolute favorite pie in the world. In fact, this might be up there […]-READ-MORE>
Classic twice-baked cookies dressed up with candied fruit. Jewish biscotti?
The Backstory: There are so many variation of these cookies. Everyone who has ever baked Mandel Bread, will tell you that theirs is the best. And […]-READ-MORE>