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Our potato and apple latkes take traditional latkes and turn up the flavor with sweet and tart notes that make this Hanukkah side so delicious, you'll want to serve it (I do) all year long! They're also perfect party apps and favorite ...
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 it ...
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 ...
Shirlee's sugar cookies are truly melt-in-your mouth perfect butter cookies that are impossible to put down after just one bite. These are delicious with coffee, tea, or tucked inside a lunch box. Decorate them for showers, Bar or ...
The Backstory: This recipe is something I concocted. I have been doing the stove top version for as long as I could remember. I also am using the same deep, heavy aluminum skillet that my grandmother gave me. It is safe to say I do ...
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 ...
My Aunt Sandy's chocolate chip mandel bread is a true classic. This delicious biscotti-like cookie combines the very best of traditional Jewish baking with everyone's favorite cookie for a no-fail dessert that's perfect with coffee, ...
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 cranberri[…]-READ-MORE>
Satisfying, savory, hearty and delicious, our kosher turkey chili hits the spot when you’re in need of some good-for-your comfort food. This one-pot meal cooks up in an hour and lasts for days.
The Backstory: Oh, how I love to[…]-READ-MORE>
Bring back a taste of the old country with our Hungarian Goulash. This hearty dish will stick to your ribs warm you up on cold winter days.
The Backstory: Goulash is a type of stew made with meat and vegetables and when most p[…]-READ-MORE>
Give ordinary bananas a wow makeover with melted chocolate and nuts and watch your guests go wild.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t like bananas? No one I know. Now add some melted chocolate, chopped nuts, and put it all on a stic[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Rhonda, who resides in Canada, gave me this recipe. It is from her sister, Ricky. The story of my Canadian relatives go back for decades. My grandfather and Ricky’s grandmother were brother and sister[…]-READ-MORE>
Couscous with spinach, onions and tomatoes is simply fresh and flavorful. This is a perfect side, light lunch (add protein!) and go-to all year round.
…The Backstory continues: This delicious dish is flavorful, satisfying an[…]-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>
Our chicken soup with potato matzoh balls are delicious, delicate, and come out perfect every time. This makes an ideal first course for Seder.
The Backstory: These light and fluffy (no, really, they are) matzo balls are perfe[…]-READ-MORE>
Where to even begin? These gorgeous marzipan and apricot jam-layered cookies are a throwback to just about everyone’s childhood. How could anyone resist them? Well, you don’t have to and now you can even make them at home with our[…]-READ-MORE>
Golden pastry surrounds a savory filling in this classic potato knish recipe. Perfect for party apps, holidays, or family get-togethers!
The Backstory: Oh, how I love a classic potato knish. I’m sorry (in advance) to everyone […]-READ-MORE>
Crisp falafel balls are simply perfect in a pita sandwich or in a salad in this classic Middle Eastern dish.
The Backstory: Oh how I love falafel and my road to discovering this classic Israeli street food started in my childh[…]-READ-MORE>
Eggs, lox, and onions is a delicious Jewish breakfast classic that’s easy to make at home. Don’t forget the bagels!
Backstory: This simple recipe for Eggs, Lox and Onions is one of my most beloved, because it reminds me of my […]-READ-MORE>
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