Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Microwave salmon is a quick and easy recipe that lets you prepare a proper meal in minutes without sacrificing flavor.
The Backstory: Believe it or not, microwave cooking can sometimes be as good as doing it the old-fashioned […]-READ-MORE>
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>
Purple plum torte is juicy, sweet, and slightly tart. The buttery crust is a perfect balance to the fruit and the torte makes a gorgeous presentation.
The Backstory: This delicious plum torte comes to you from my dear friend, […]-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>
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>
Sweet crunchy carrots and fall spices make these delicious carrot muffins perfect anytime snacks and breakfast picks.
The Backstory: There’s just nothing like the smell of carrot muffins baking in the oven. The warm autumn aro[…]-READ-MORE>
Watch your guests devour this luscious and creamy cake–you won’t have a single slice left.
The Backstory: My girlfriend, Lorraine, swears by this cheesecake. She used to make it all the time. I have yet to sample hers, but sh[…]-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>
Almond-crusted pound cake gives plain old pound cake a crunchy, nutty makeover in this easy, delicious recipe.
The Backstory: I have always loved vanilla cakes, good homemade gold cakes, and pound cakes in particular for the s[…]-READ-MORE>
One of our classic dairy dishes, perfect as is or topped with fresh fruit or pie topping.
The Backstory: One of my favorite Jewish treats is the blintz – the very thought of these paper-thin crepes filled with a creamy chees[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I vividly remember my mother preparing Borscht. But instead of serving this as a soup, she served it to my dad in a glass. My mom did not make this from scratch. She usually had a cold bottle of store-brought b[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet. juicy grilled pineapple is the perfect ending to a summer meal. It stands on its own or rises to perfection with a dollop of ice cream or sorbet.
The Backstory: Grilled Pineapple is just about one of the most delectable[…]-READ-MORE>