Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Quick Tomato Soup is delicious, savory, sweet and the perfect compliment to grilled cheese sandwiches on a cold day!
The Backstory: I love tomato soup but I’m a self-confessed tomato soup snob. I admit it. I have fussed and fu[…]-READ-MORE>
Crisp pastry envelops a sweet and tart cherry filling for a delectable, finger-licking dessert.
The Backstory: Strudel –any kind–has got to be one of the all-time great desserts that has been passed down from Eastern Europea[…]-READ-MORE>
Spinach salad with strawberries and goat cheese is a refreshing and bright salad that has the best of both worlds: sweet and tart from the berries and tangy cheese. Add grilled chicken or salmon for a heartier lunch or main course[…]-READ-MORE>
Healthy and delicious, Greek yogurt parfaits can jumpstart your day, (or wellness resolutions!) and are a delicious, anytime snack.
The Backstory: Yogurt has long held a place in Jewish cuisine, most notably during Shavuot, wh[…]-READ-MORE>
Banana walnut bread is delicious for breakfast, snacking or wrapped up with a festive ribbon as holiday gift for friends.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t love a little something sweet now and then? I sure do! And why not? All of us[…]-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>
Pomegranate glazed chicken has a tart and sweet balance of flavors and is a perfect main dish for Rosh Hashanah or Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: Let’s face it: there are only so many things you can do with chicken. But […]-READ-MORE>
Stuffed London Broil is an elegant dish that teases you with savory stuffing that peeks out thru tender meat. It’s hearty and perfect for cooler months.
The Backstory: I have prepared more stuffed London Broils in my time, tha[…]-READ-MORE>
Vegetarian chopped liver tastes close enough to the real thing that even Bubbie would approve!
The Backstory: I found this recipe by accident. I was digging through my many folders and notebooks of recipes, news clippings of r[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher turkey sausages are savory and versatile whether grilled, baked, or boiled. Serve with all the fixings for a delicious lunch or casual dinner.
The Backstory: Since I now live alone, my way of eating has dramatically cha[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher chili con carne is a zesty, hearty, one-pot meal that’s perfect for weeknights, the big game, or fall and wintry get togethers.
The Backstory: Okay, I know what you are thinking, what is a Mexican dish like Kosher chili[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Rhonda sent me this recipe– it’s her mother’s. I can imagine her mom serving this on Friday night for the Sabbath. This is one of those dishes that were very common among Jewish cooks of a certain ge[…]-READ-MORE>