Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Sweet fresh fruit kebabs and a creamy dip make for a fun, fresh and delicious party appetizer.
The Backstory: Fruit plates, fruit platters and fruit bowls have come a long, long way since our grandmothers scooped out half a wa[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery vanilla and chocolate cake swirled into a perfect bundt.
The Backstory: When I was a little girl, I distinctly remember my grandmother making delicious marble cakes in silver tube pans. She would pop the cake out of th[…]-READ-MORE>
Tender chicken, dried apricots, and a tangy sweet glaze bake to perfection to make holiday apricot chicken a sweet and savory showstopper dish.
The Backstory: What would any holiday or Shabbat dinner be without a roasted chick[…]-READ-MORE>
Our mini pecan pies make it almost too easy to indulge–no need to make a whole pie to enjoy this classic dessert. These two-bite treats hit the spot!
The Backstory: I cannot wait to make this recipe. My husband is a pecan pie[…]-READ-MORE>
Who doesn’t love a good cheese Danish? Now you can make them at home.
The Backstory: Oh, how my father loved a good cheese danish. The sweeter, the better. The more icing, the better. The fresher and more able to pull apart (t[…]-READ-MORE>
These delicate potato and onion pierogies are savory, tender, and positively addicting. You won’t be able to stop at one so make a double batch!
The Backstory: This recipe for potato and onion pierogies was given to me over 50[…]-READ-MORE>
Our spiced pumpkin bread is a dense, moist loaf that’s loaded with warm fall flavors. Perfect as a snack with coffee or tea or tucked in a lunch bag.
The Backstory: As you probably know by now, I have a love for all baked good[…]-READ-MORE>
Tender poached eggs and wilted spinach are drizzled with hollandaise in this elegant brunch classic.
The Backstory: There are numerous ways to make this delicious and decadent dish. I always think of Eggs Florentine as Eggs Be[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with peppers is an easy to prepare dinner that turns out succulent chicken with sweet and tender veggies. Perfect for weeknight dinners.
The Backstory: I have been playing Mah Jongg with Maureen for several years. Sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Who knew that chocolate chip and cherry rugelach could be so sinful? No wonder Jews have been showing up with boxes of it under their arms at every holiday and special occasion!
The Backstory: This is my all-time favorite ruge[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Whenever I make this side dish, I am reminded of the Jewish holidays. In the early years of my life, my mom always had sweet potatoes as a side dish for every special occasion. Truth be told, the sweet potatoes mo[…]-READ-MORE>