Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: When I want something fast and easy, this is one of the dishes I turn to. I always have chicken breast in my freezer. It seems most people like white meat chicken. Me? I always want dark meat chicken.. My mom[…]-READ-MORE>
Warm notes of fall spices make these cinnamon whole grain pancakes absolutely irresistible. Make extras and freeze for busy mornings.
The Backstory: These delicious pancakes are a treat to wake up to in the morning and are so […]-READ-MORE>
The only icing you’ll ever need for perfectly-decorated cookies.
The Backstory: This simple, three-ingredient recipe yields enough delicious icing to frost 2-3 dozen cookies. Icing can be applied to sugar cookies, brownies, ba[…]-READ-MORE>
Our old-fashioned jelly doughnuts are puffy, golden, and bursting with sweet jelly, just like the sufganiyot of your childhood.
The Backstory: What would Chanukah be without our beloved old-fashioned jelly doughnuts? I can viv[…]-READ-MORE>
Great for breakfast or even dinner but don’t forget the toasted bagel.
The Backstory: There isn’t a Jewish mother alive who hasn’t perfected the art of the scrambled egg, if only for the sake of another Jewish mom favorite: th[…]-READ-MORE>
Mom’s Perfect Kugel is my go-to kugel for every holiday. Apricot preserves, vanilla notes, and a crunchy, to-die-for topping, put it over the top. This is my most-requested recipe.
The Backstory: If you put five (or 50) Jewish[…]-READ-MORE>
Fresh, tangy, and perfect as a side to just about any meal, our marinated cucumber salad beats any store bought version and is light, healthy and refreshing.
The Backstory: You know all those pre-made salads and sides at your […]-READ-MORE>
Sweet seasonal fruit and warm spices bake until tender under a crumbly, buttery topping.
The Backstory: I was looking through all the recipes that I had accumulated over the years and came upon this recipe. I have to admit–I […]-READ-MORE>
Juicy, crumbly, and naturally sweet, this peach berry crisp is a delicious, lower-calorie option to satisfy your sweet tooth!
The Backstory: Peach Berry Crisp is a delicious dessert that feels like two desserts in one. To star[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I was looking for a new chicken recipe for my family so I went to my girlfriend Elaine, whom I considered the ‘mayor’ of our neighborhood. I told her I needed something a little different to get out of our chicken […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Rosh Hashanah marks the celebration of the Jewish New Year and is a special time for gathering with family and friends to wish each other a Happy and Sweet New Year. It is also, more importantly, when we face G-d f[…]-READ-MORE>
Quick and easy vegetable soup is a perfect first course, light lunch, or anytime snack.
The Backstory: This delicious quick and easy vegetable soup is a combination of vegetable soup and cabbage soup and one of the easiest rec[…]-READ-MORE>