Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: My neighbor Martha B. let me borrow her stash of recipes, some of which were given to her by a dear friend before he died. Oh, how I wish we knew how he came to possess them or the stories behind them. The first one ...
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 Jongg ...
These kosher vegetable cutlets are savory, crisp, and perfect for lunch, dinner, or layering in a pita.
The Backstory: I hardly remember having this as a youngster. Yet as an adult I vividly remember having this at a famous restaurant ...
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, ...
Once you make this easy classic hummus from scratch, you'll think twice before buying store-bought hummus again--it's that delicious.
The Backstory: Easy classic hummus is surprisingly simple to make and there are very few ingredients ...
The Backstory: When I think of borscht, I immediately picture my grandfather slurping up spoonfuls of this deep magenta soup, oblivious to the sounds of his own enjoyment, and smacking his lips with a satisfied "aahh" every few spoonfuls. ...
Inspired by my favorite German baker, our Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies are buttery, nutty, and filled with a sweet berry center that will brighten up a holiday buffet table or any dessert tray. Gorgeous as a holiday gift!
The Backstory: Just about every restaurant, delicatessen, wedding reception, dinner party or holiday gathering seems to have a fish offering these days, and most times, it’s a plain salmon dish. Well, who can get excited about th[…]-READ-MORE>
Everyone’s favorite Passover treat, our easy coconut macaroons are sweet and chewy with a hint of vanilla and crunch.
The Backstory: This easy coconut macaroon recipe will have you baking this classic Passover treat like a mas[…]-READ-MORE>
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 […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This delicious sauce is one of the great French sauces that is actually a derivative of another French sauce: Hollandaise. Bearnaise uses slightly different ingredients than Hollandaise and although both may see[…]-READ-MORE>
Creamy chicken with asparagus is one of our top picks for company–it’s delicious, makes a gorgeous presentation, and everyone asks for the recipe!
The Backstory: This is another recipe from my girlfriend, Annette and after ma[…]-READ-MORE>
Who doesn’t love a good cheese Danish? Now you can make them at home.
The Backstory: Oh, how my father loved a good cheese danish. The sweeter, the better. The more icing, the better. The fresher and more able to pull apart (t[…]-READ-MORE>
Rich, decadent, and a totally indulgent dessert when you really want to go all out.
The Backstory: Bread pudding is a rich, hearty, decadent dessert that is thought to be borne out of the age old question of what to do with le[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Growing up, my mother told me that when she was a little girl, my grandmother always cooked roasts and chicken for dinner, never hamburgers or anything made from what she called ‘chop meat’ like so many women event[…]-READ-MORE>
These are not your bubbie’s prunes–they are sweeter and absolutely delicious!
The Backstory: I have a clear and fond memory of my grandparents at their kitchen table in Brooklyn, and my grandmother serving stewed fruit to my […]-READ-MORE>
My family is proud to support the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and each month, we enjoy learning about the fine work that the Museum does to honor the survivors, those who perished, and to teach the lessons of the Holoc[…]-READ-MORE>
Sign up for our FREE newsletter
Recipes, stories, and Inspiration for the Jewish home
RECIPE IDEAS FOR HOLIDAYS AND EVERY DAY