Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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, ...
When I think of what to serve for Shabbat my mind immediately goes to roast chicken. How could it not? I think of my Bubbie and her massive pots of soup, and I think about, well...I think about Ina Garten cooking her weekly Friday ...
This is the ultimate lemon squares recipe! They are creamy, tart, sweet, and just the most perfect balance of flavors.
The Backstory: Lemon squares are by far, one of my top ten favorite desserts. As I've waxed poetic before, I'm ...
Honey mustard glazed fish is flavorful and healthy dish that's quick and easy to prepare during the week but impressive enough for company.
The Backstory: This tangy and delicious honey mustard glazed fish is fabulous preparation ...
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 ...
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[…]-READ-MORE>
These fun cheese and dip spreaders are the perfect little something for the Maj Jongg lover in your life! Bring them as a hostess gift, give them as a special thank you, or use them when the girls are over for (yet another) Mah Jo[…]-READ-MORE>
My in-laws host a Seder like no one else. If there were Red Carpet Seders, there’s would be the Oscar’s of such a thing. They are truly extraordinary events, with numerous, beautifully set round tables, gorgeous linens and china, […]-READ-MORE>
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>
The Backstory: Let’s just get this over with and call it what it is: we’re talking about a cow’s tongue. Plain and simple. And I know that when most people hear the word tongue, well, at least some of them cringe. Understandabl[…]-READ-MORE>
If you love peanut butter and chocolate than these chocolate chip peanut butter bars are your nirvana. Gooey, rich, and easy to make. Get ready to swoon.
The Backstory: My son Morgan decided today to give Mom a run for her mon[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am a beef eater. Oh, I know this should be limited or completely taken out of our diet. Well, to all of you who feel the same way about this that I do, try this recipe. It is easy and delicious. I don’t k[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: There probably isn’t a meal as coveted, anticipated, and fussed over as the Thanksgiving meal, and with good reason. Between the juicy turkey, the delectable side dishes, and the decadent desserts, there are a mill[…]-READ-MORE>
Our recipe for perfect pecan pie is truly foolproof, melt-in-your-mouth delicious, and one of our most requested Thanksgiving recipes.
The Backstory: True confession: this dessert falls right at the top of my husband’s short l[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Rosh Hashanah marks the celebration of the Jewish New Year and is a special time for gathering with family and friends to wish each other a Happy and Sweet New Year. It is also, more importantly, when we face G-d f[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I was looking for a new chicken recipe for my family so I went to my girlfriend Elaine, whom I considered the ‘mayor’ of our neighborhood. I told her I needed something a little different to get out of our chicken […]-READ-MORE>
Roasted bananas are the secret ingredient that make this bread moist, sweet, and one of our top picks.
The Backstory: This is my all-time favorite banana bread recipe. I’m not even doing it justice by calling it banana bread. […]-READ-MORE>
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