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Classic Kosher flanken is having a comeback and that's a good thing: this delicious cut of meat is as tender as it gets. This recipe is 100% foolproof with sweet and savory notes guaranteed to satisfy even the most diehard flanken ...
Tangy chicken with salad dressing and onion soup is the perfect weeknight dinner!
The Backstory: Every time I speak with someone and I tell them that I am gathering recipes, before I even ask them if they want to share with me, ...
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 used this ...
Step back in time with our classic kasha varnishkes, just like Bubbie used to make. This comforting dish is truly a taste of yesteryear.
The Backstory: Kasha is a grain also known as buckwheat or groats. This grain was popular ...
Lemon Poppy Seed cake is sweet, tart, moist and truly melt-in-your-mouth delicious.
The Backstory: I'm a firm believer that you should be able to have your cake and not feel guilty about it. After all, life is about enjoying ourselves ...
Tender dumplings in golden chicken broth are the cure for whatever ails you.
The Backstory: Kreplach, those delicious dumplings that bathe in our worshiped chicken soup, are one of the pillars of Jewish soul food. These meat filled ...
Gingersnap cookies are pure chewiness on the inside and golden crispiness on the outside with spicy deliciousness all around!
The Backstory: I don't know about you, but to me, gingersnaps (done right) are just about one of the most ...
Our delicious stuffed cabbage recipe is sweet and tangy and will remind you of dinner at your Bubbie's. It is a perfect as perfect can be.
The Backstory: This recipe for stuffed cabbage is actually a variation of my Grandma's Sweet ...
Is there anyone who doesn’t live for a traditional Thanksgiving meal? What’s not to love?
Between the juicy turkey, savory stuffing, thick luscious gravy, and the tart cranberry sauce, it’s enough to make your mouth water before […]-READ-MORE>
Breaded veal chops are lightly fried, tender, and full of flavor. This is the perfect winter, weeknight dish.
The Backstory: I just love veal in any form, whether it is cutlet style or breaded chops I know that there will b[…]-READ-MORE>
Corn succotash is a delicious medley of sauteed, sweet and tender veggies.
The Backstory: Forget the traditional recipes you’re used to–more up to date veggies have been added to make this a truly exciting dish. Usually corn […]-READ-MORE>
Cold raspberry soup is tart, sweet, refreshing, and a perfect first course for a summer meal. This is also a beautiful appetizer served in shot glasses on trays or even in pretty tea cups for bridal or baby shower.
Sukkot is the holiday where we celebrate the fall harvest and give thanks for the fruit and vegetables that sustained the Jewish people when they lived in huts (Sukkahs) during their 40-year journey after fleeing Egypt. Stuffed fo[…]-READ-MORE>
Baked zucchini, eggplant, and tomatoes, is a garden-fresh side that can be made savory with herbs and baking until the veggies are soft and tender.
The Backstory: This is one dish I make for my very fussy daughter. Their are[…]-READ-MORE>
Over the years, my family and I have been enjoying fish at least a few times a week and this has forced me to become more creative with everyone’s favorite–salmon. The good news is that salmon is so versatile that it lends itself[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My son Adam, loves meat loaf. He will eat this hot, or cold. Whether on a plate, or on a sandwich with ketchup. This is his comfort food. My hubby liked this with spinach mashed potatoes. Adam liked plain[…]-READ-MORE>
Baked brie in puff pastry combine with tangy apricot preserves in this decadent (and spectacular) appetizer your guests will devour!
The Backstory: This recipe has absolutely no tie whatsoever to any Jewish folklore, story, or[…]-READ-MORE>
Mom’s Perfect Kugel is my go-to kugel for every holiday. Apricot preserves, vanilla notes, and a crunchy, to-die-for topping, put it over the top. This is my most-requested recipe.
The Backstory: If you put five (or 50) Jewish[…]-READ-MORE>
Flourless chocolate cookies are rich, decadent and so delicious, you’ll never miss the flour. Watch your younger guests gobble these up! These are fudgy and moist beyond belief.
The Backstory: It’s easy to think of Passover […]-READ-MORE>
Perfect on fish, chicken, or as dip or marinade.
The Backstory: Lemon sauce is one of the most versatile sauces there is. It can completely change a dish from something very basic, like broiled salmon, for example, to somethin[…]-READ-MORE>
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