Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
My Aunt Sandy’s chocolate chip mandel bread is a true classic. This delicious biscotti-like cookie combines the very best of traditional Jewish baking with everyone’s favorite cookie for a no-fail dessert that’s perfect with coffe[…]-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>
The Backstory: It’s funny how just about every culture and cuisine has some type (or numerous types) of filled pasta. From kreplach to ravioli to pierogis to shumai and dumplings, people around the world seem to love their noodle[…]-READ-MORE>
Grandma’s corn muffins are sweet, golden, and crumbly and just about everything you want a corn muffin to be. Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.
The Backstory: I love, love, love freshly-baked corn muffins. That is, I lov[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When my son was just a few months old, I started to make a lot of his baby foods from scratch. I’m not sure why–I wasn’t on the organic/homemade-is-best bandwagon, but I became a mother late in life (42) and doing[…]-READ-MORE>
Nutritious, creamy, and full of fresh fruit, our fresh fruit smoothie is perfect for breakfast or anytime you crave a refreshing snack.
The Backstory: With everyone into the smoothie craze these days, it’s hard to know which o[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Whether you call them chicken fingers or chicken strips, the taste is still the same. These morsels of chicken are juicy, crisp and delicious. Add a dipping sauce or condiment of your liking, some fries or coleslaw[…]-READ-MORE>
You’ll never go back to store-bought after you make a batch of our chewy, fruity, wholesome, light granola bars. They’re positively addicting!
The Backstory: These delicious granola bars are the perfect pick-me-up when you’re […]-READ-MORE>
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>
Happy face pancakes with berries are a welcoming and healthy way to greet kids at the table and make breakfast fun and delicious!
The Backstory: Happy face pancakes with berries are another healthy and fun, kid-friendly meal. […]-READ-MORE>
Homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows is everyone’s favorite winter drink. The more marshmallows, the better!
The Backstory: What could be better than a cup of homemade hot cocoa with marshmallows on a crisp and cold day? It do[…]-READ-MORE>
Shirlee’s sugar cookies are truly melt-in-your mouth perfect butter cookies that are impossible to put down after just one bite. These are delicious with coffee, tea, or tucked inside a lunch box. Decorate them for showers, Bar or[…]-READ-MORE>