Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar infuse these classic baked apples and the results are just delicious.
The Backstory: There’s just something about baked apples that evokes memories of childhood, grandparents, and the warm, swe[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher lamb stew is a flavorful one-pot wonder with fork-tender meat and veggies bathing in savory sauce. Just add fresh challah for dipping!
The Backstory: This is another comfort, one-pot meal. I remember my mom making thi[…]-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>
Kosher chicken kabobs turn up the flavor of chicken into a savory, zesty, sweet and tangy dish that’s perfect anytime you’re firing up the grill.
The Backstory: Kosher Chicken Kabobs are just one of the hundreds, (if not more)[…]-READ-MORE>
An old-fashioned dessert gets an elegant, modern makeover.
The Backstory: One of my favorite childhood memories is stopping off at a bakery not too far from my father’s own bagel bakery in Borough Park, Brooklyn to pick up a c[…]-READ-MORE>
A smooth, creamy, classic that will remind you of days gone by.
The Backstory: One of the recipes that my cousin Rhonda shared with me is her famous, to-die-for rice pudding. I don’t know of one person that doesn’t like th[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This is my version of Scalloped Potatoes. I could eat this for 3 meals a day and never tire of it. It is creamy, very tasty and just mouth watering. Not many people would go gaga over potatoes, but I would. I[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: In the sixth grade, I took a home economics class where I learned to set a table for four and to cook three things: cinnamon toast, grilled cheese, and chocolate chip cookies. Not such a bad class for a 12-year-old[…]-READ-MORE>
Grilled cheese on challah is everyone’s favorite childhood sandwich for good reason: it’s gooey, comfort food goodness that takes minutes to prepare.
The Backstory: This may be a recipe geared for kids, but, I know many adul[…]-READ-MORE>
Our light vegetable soup is loaded with chunky veggies and is ideal for making in bulk, freezing in batches, and serving for lunch or anytime snack.
The Backstory: This delicious, feel-good light vegetable soup is one of my go[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Above all else, I am a Jewish girl from Brooklyn. Looking back at the time when I was a young girl, I remember my childhood quite vividly. It was a wonderful era, from the mid 1940’s until the early 1960’s. My […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: What is it with Jews and fiber? With an opening question like that, I can only say that I wish my father was here, because he’d have about 50 jokes, ready to go. More of the Backstory after the recipe…