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 ...
This gorgeous, tender green is roasted to sweet perfection and dressed up with a drizzle of oil and a sprinkling of fresh herbs. This is the perfect side to any main course.
The Backstory: Roasted Spinach is one of the easiest and ...
Our fork-tender, Kosher Chicken Piccata is both citrusy and creamy at the same time. This delicious Italian favorite gets a Kosher makeover with a few easy swap outs and the dish retains all the flavor it's famous for.
The Backstory: Kosher ...
These gorgeous tart, creamy, and delicious two-bite mini lemon cheesecake tarts are absolutely addicting! The combination of cheesecake and lemon is as close to confection heaven as it gets and these are just beautiful topped with ...
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 ...
This smoked salmon Eggs Benedict recipe is truly perfect, easy, and the best brunch dish you'll ever make.
The Backstory: Well, what can one say about this decadent twist on the classic Eggs Benedict? Whoever makes this for you ...
Stuffed London Broil is an elegant dish that teases you with savory stuffing that peeks out thru tender meat. It’s hearty and perfect for cooler months.
The Backstory: I have prepared more stuffed London Broils in my time, tha[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory:Whether you call it Sweet potatoes or Yams, potatoes of every shape, texture, and color have been around for eons. Practically every culture has its own way of preparing them, from the most rustic recipes (boiled,[…]-READ-MORE>
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[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Roasted chicken with apricots is a Jewish fan favorite that often graces our Shabbat table as well as our Seder gatherings. My mother made this recipe for years, as have many of my friends and relatives, but cookin[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Whether you call them chicken fingers or chicken strips, the taste is still the same. These morsels of chicken are juicy, crisp and delicious. Add a dipping sauce or condiment of your liking, some fries or coleslaw[…]-READ-MORE>
Breaded veal chops are lightly fried, tender, and full of flavor. This is the perfect winter, weeknight dish.
The Backstory: I just love veal in any form, whether it is cutlet style or breaded chops I know that there will b[…]-READ-MORE>
Over the years, my family and I have been enjoying fish at least a few times a week and this has forced me to become more creative with everyone’s favorite–salmon. The good news is that salmon is so versatile that it lends itself[…]-READ-MORE>
On Simchat Torah, Jews rejoice in the Torah and celebrate by dancing with the sacred scrolls. This holiday marks the conclusion of the annual cycle of public Torah readings and the beginning of the next cycle. Simchat Torah begins[…]-READ-MORE>
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 preparatio[…]-READ-MORE>
This layered gefilte fish torte is an elegant take on the old classic. It’s easy to make and tastes as good as it looks.
The Backstory: There are hundreds of variations of this classic, Jewish first course but this layered gef[…]-READ-MORE>
Twice-baked potatoes are creamy and savory on the inside and cheesy and crusty on top of the potato skin. That’s our kind of potato heaven!
The Backstory: Twice-baked potatoes are comfort food and then some. These are the pota[…]-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>
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