Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Where to even begin? These gorgeous marzipan and apricot jam-layered cookies are a throwback to just about everyone’s childhood. How could anyone resist them? Well, you don’t have to and now you can even make them at home with our[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am always looking for what I call my diet foods. Veggies are always a good source for weight loss and this traditional French dish can be used both ways. When I top it off with a sprinkle of grated mozzarella o[…]-READ-MORE>
Crispy, flavorful and perfect for little hands to hold, these fish sticks will become thumbs-up favorite for even the pickiest eater.
The Backstory: When it comes to picky eaters, I know from which I speak. I have three childr[…]-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>
Blini with smoked salmon are elegant appetizers that hit on all fronts: salty, creamy, and perfect two bite noshes.
The Backstory: I first went to The Russian Tea Room in 1999. I was 35 years old and as a born and bred New Yor[…]-READ-MORE>
Our chicken soup with potato matzoh balls are delicious, delicate, and come out perfect every time. This makes an ideal first course for Seder.
The Backstory: These light and fluffy (no, really, they are) matzo balls are perfe[…]-READ-MORE>
This velvety sweet and savory soup is the perfect first course for Thanksgiving or any festive fall meal. Add some warm crusty bread and enjoy.
The Backstory: Let me just come right out and say it: I am not a soup lover. More […]-READ-MORE>
Honey soy broiled salmon is sweet, savory and full of deliciously healthy ingredients. This is a perfect go-to fish meal for any occasion.
The Backstory: This is one of my all-time favorite ways to prepare salmon because it de[…]-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>
The Backstory: Most of the meals I prepare are basic family dinners. But when I really want to “put on the dogs” (old fashion saying) for guests, I make several different main course meat dishes. More of the Backstory af[…]-READ-MORE>
It might not be Jewish food, but who doesn’t love this classic dish?
The Backstory: One of the first things I learned to cook after I was married was tomato sauce. I had never cooked Italian food so I had to get detailed infor[…]-READ-MORE>
This dark, rich, chewy bread is in a class by itself. Perfect for Reubens, cold deli sandwiches, or just toast and butter (or cream cheese and lox), this Jewish standard is truly one of a kind.
The Backstory: Pumpernickel date[…]-READ-MORE>