Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: My family always loved soup. It’s just one of those comfort foods, like stew, meat loaf and roasted chicken that always warms the soul. I admit, it took me a long time to learn how to prepare soup so that they […]-READ-MORE>
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>
The Backstory: I cannot remember a time when this velvety soup was not served for a holiday dinner. My mom never measured anything, and here I am trying to convert her favorite answer to my question, “how much of this or that” […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: First, I promise that this is a true story. When I asked my mother for her chicken soup recipe, she said: “I’ll have to measure and get back to you.” I said, “How is that possible? You’ve been making this soup for[…]-READ-MORE>
Broccoli cheddar soup in a bread bowl is as decadent as you can get, and this easy recipe is Kosher and can be made ahead! YUM!.
The Backstory: I have had bread bowl soups a couple of times in restaurants and particularly when[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When you really want to shake things up at the holidays, these matzoh balls are just the thing to do it. Three deliciously flavored–and easy to make varieties–spinach, turmeric, and tomato–are simply gorgeous to[…]-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>
Our cabbage soup with flanken recipe turns out a classic, slow-simmering soup with tender beef that simply shreds in the tangy broth.
The Backstory: I well remember my mother making cabbage soup with flanken. Usually she use[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I think of borscht, I immediately picture my grandfather slurping up spoonfuls of this deep magenta soup, oblivious to the sounds of his own enjoyment, and smacking his lips with a satisfied “aahh” every few s[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Lets face it: diet foods are something that we ladies are always checking out. Dieting, eating well, looking slim, and trying to look good are always on our mind, whether we’re looking at clothes, workout gear or f[…]-READ-MORE>
Our updated take on sweet and sour cabbage soup will win you over! Sweet, tart, and absolutely delicious, it cooks up in 30 minutes and freezes beautifully.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, sweet and sour cabbage […]-READ-MORE>
Phyllis’s chicken soup turns out a perfectly-seasoned, delicate golden broth every time. This is is my go-to recipe for holiday cooking and Shabbat meals.
The Backstory: My mother-in-law hosts the most amazing (and I mean amaz[…]-READ-MORE>