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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 summer ...
Kosher beef kabobs are savory, tender, and perfect right off the grill. Serve with grilled sweet, seasonal veggies for a complete meal and get your bbq on!
The Backstory: It's summer time and time to fire up the grill! Beef kabobs ...
Bring on the quiche and hold the carbs with our delicious crustless vegetable quiche...a perfect choice for lunch, brunch, or dinner..
The Backstory: This savory crustless vegetable quiche is so delicious, you won't even notice ...
Jazz up brunch with a smoked salmon omelette for an elegant twist on eggs. This delicious meal cooks in ten minutes and also makes a fabulous light dinner.
The Backstory: This delicious smoked salmon omelette is a perfect way to ...
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.
The Backstory: I ...
Creamy, mild and delicious, whitefish salad is perfect for sandwiches, as a dip, or on a crisp bed of lettuce.
The Backstory: A whole Smoked Whitefish is considered a typical Jewish food. I don't know if this fish was introduced ...
The Backstory: When you think of a Waldorf Salad you likely think: apples, celery, walnuts, grapes, bed of lettuce. And you should. Over the years, so many different spins have been made on this old classic, from adding cranberries, ...
Rich and sinful are the best ways to describe our decadent chocolate mousse. This delicious, layered dessert is creamy, chocolaty, and the perfect way to indulge your craving for everyone's favorite treat!
The Backstory: I've never ...
The Backstory: Above all else, I am a Jewish girl from Brooklyn. Looking back at the time when I was a young girl, I remember my childhood quite vividly. It was a wonderful era, from the mid 1940’s until the early 1960’s. My […]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with apricots and carrots is a comforting one-pot dish that’s perfect for company, holidays, or Shabbat dinner.
The Backstory: I recently celebrated Rosh Hashanah 2016 with family and friends at my daughter and my son-[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I do not know were my mom came up with this recipe, all I know is I love it. Mom didn’t make this often, but when she did, there was nothing left in the serving dish. How we girls loved these tasty fried spuds. Wha[…]-READ-MORE>
Indulge in our orange cinnamon french toast with strawberry sauce without any guilt and enjoy a delicious and satisfying brunch!
The Backstory: Now this is a breakfast worth waking up for. Yes, I know, everyone wants Challah f[…]-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>
Savory Swiss steak is fork tender, juicy, and sweet from sauteed onions and peppers. This is a hearty, one-pot meal that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or Shabbat.
The Backstory: I love making one-pot meals and Swiss steak is[…]-READ-MORE>
So it goes like this: when you have three kids under the age of 11, on any given weekend morning (when you pray the little darlings would sleep in for a change), it’s pretty much a guarantee to wake up to house full of chaos, cere[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: An age old question that Jews will ask when being served this dish “Is it kugel or is it pudding?” And everyone has an opinion. It is called whatever you want it to be, depending on your age. If you come from a […]-READ-MORE>
There are no words to describe these sweet, to-die-for candy apples! Crunchy, decadent, and simply delish, make them in under an hour and see for yourself!
The Backstory: What can I possibly say about this gorgeous, childhood […]-READ-MORE>
French influences turn ordinary tuna into Kosher Tuna Nicoise–an easy-to-make salad that’s elegant, flavorful, and fancy enough for company.
The Backstory: Tuna can be used in so many different ways. It can be served as a dip[…]-READ-MORE>
From the time I was about 9 years old, (1950) I vividly recall the ritual that took place every weekend. Dad had passed his road test and received his driver’s license. The first thing my parents did upon getting this news was[…]-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>
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