Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Imagine a clear, curved glass tile that's been imbued with dollops of color--the deep blues and greens of the sea--and you'll be able to imagine the beauty and texture of our hand-crafted Artisanal Seder plate with six matching square ...
Kosher Whoopie Pies are a cross between a cookie and a cake with soft outer pillows of goodness that sandwich mounds of marshmallowy-light frosting. They're a New England staple with origins in the Amish country. Once you try them, ...
Purim is a happy and celebratory Jewish holiday loved by children and adults alike. It is best known for eating Hamantaschen, wearing costumes, waving noisemakers, and playing games. Kids love it because it's truly one of those light-hearted ...
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 ...
There are many ways to make this classic side, but our crispy potato kugel is savory from green onions with a surprise topping that takes it over the edge!
The Backstory: This crispy potato kugel recipe was given to me when I had ...
Chicken with apricot sauce is a perfect blend of sweet and sour and a delicious alternative to beef for a holiday feast.
The Backstory: This is one of my go-to recipes for just about any Jewish holiday as it's always a crowd pleaser...and ...
Kosher crispy fish cakes are perfect as an appetizer, first course, or main dish. Don't forget the lemon wedges!
The Backstory: This is one of those old-fashioned recipes that you'll probably remember from childhood. These kosher ...
Kosher salmon dip uses canned salmon (a fab shortcut) for an easy, make-ahead appetizer your guests will love.
The Backstory: My grandmother always had canned salmon in her pantry and I always wondered what she did with it. I never ...
Fried kreplach are crispy, delicious, and completely addictive! Consider these Jewish pot stickers...you won't be able to stop at one!
The Backstory: Everyone knows kreplach as those delicious soft dumplings that can be found swimming ...
Baked Potatoes with Kosher Bac’n pieces is comfort food at its best and this creamy, savory, recipe can be made in 10 minutes or less!
The Backstory: Baked potatoes have been a staple in my home for decades. I also come from[…]-READ-MORE>
This vibrant matzoh cover brings the feeling of the Holy Land right to your Seder table. This beautiful depiction of Jerusalem in richly-hued colors is an elegant way to dress up the star of the Seder–the 3 Matzohs. The cover has[…]-READ-MORE>
For a refreshing and light first course, try our tossed green salad with herb vinaigrette. It’s zesty, fresh, and perfect with fish, chicken or steak.
The Backstory: This light and zesty tossed green salad with herb vinaigrett[…]-READ-MORE>
Savory string beans go from basic to over-the-top delicious with parm, herbs, and spices, making them the perfect side for fish.
The Backstory: This recipe for savory string beans is yet another delicious creation from my girl[…]-READ-MORE>
Our Pomme (“apple” in French) gold leaf candy dish is a fun and festive way to display sweet treats or nuts for the holidays or any time you entertain. The apple motif makes it a wonderful piece to use (or give as a hostess gift) […]-READ-MORE>
This is my father’s bench.
The same bench where my father stood, leaned against, kibitzed from, schlepped hundred pound piles of dough onto, and expertly made hundreds of thousands of bagels by hand from 1970 to 1990. The same[…]-READ-MORE>
Is there any child (big or small) who doesn’t get excited for The Festival of Lights? From the foods to the gifts to the lighting of the menorah, this eight-day festival is one of the best-known Jewish holidays, probably because i[…]-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>
It’s 9:00 a.m. on a cold Sunday morning. Thanksgiving is a but a few weeks away, Christmas catalogs have been filling up my mailbox for weeks now (already?) and just about everything in my inbox these days is about gratitude, givi[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with peppers is an easy to prepare dinner that turns out succulent chicken with sweet and tender veggies. Perfect for weeknight dinners.
The Backstory: I have been playing Mah Jongg with Maureen for several years. Sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Traditional potato latkes are golden, crispy, and truly delicious, This recipe is foolproof and makes perfect latkes every time!
The Backstory: What would Hanukkah be without a heaping platter of traditional potato latkes? I, […]-READ-MORE>
Melt in your mouth goodness!!
The Backstory: Hanukkah is a truly special time – we celebrate the triumph of light over darkness and honor the Festival of Lights with eating foods cooked in oil, playing with the dreidel and g[…]-READ-MORE>
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