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Orzo salad is a savory side or lunch flavored with zesty herbs, feta, crunchy almonds, and sweet tomatoes. This colorful dish is a perfect buffet go-to.
The Backstory: Truth be told, I was first introduced to orzo when I was a Weight ...
Our Passover sponge cake is flourless, lemony, and light and the perfect dessert for your Seder table.
The Backstory: What would Passover be without our beloved (but often overlooked) sponge cake? Well, if you ask me (the daughter ...
Grilled veal chops are an easy way to enjoy an elegant cut of meat and they come out tender, and juicy, every time.
The Backstory: Veal is one of the most expensive cuts of meat on the market today. Yet going back decades, I was ...
Chicken with apricot sauce is a perfect blend of sweet and sour and a delicious alternative to beef for a holiday feast.
The Backstory: This is one of my go-to recipes for just about any Jewish holiday as it's always a crowd pleaser...and ...
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 perfect ...
Our sweet, crunchy mixture of fruit, nuts, wine, and spices make our sweet and nutty charoset a taste you'll recall from childhood. It's so good, you'll eat it by the spoonful.
The Backstory: Hosting ...
Flourless chocolate cookies are rich, decadent and so delicious, you'll never miss the flour. Watch your younger guests gobble these up! These are fudgy and moist beyond belief.
The Backstory: It’s easy to think of Passover – aside ...
Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake recipe to savor the rich and delicious taste of mud cake in a chocolaty cheesecake instead!
Mississippi Mud Chocolate Cheesecake
Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake recipe to savour the […]-READ-MORE>
Melt in your mouth goodness!!
The Backstory: Hanukkah is a truly special time – we celebrate the triumph of light over darkness and honor the Festival of Lights with eating foods cooked in oil, playing with the dreidel and g[…]-READ-MORE>
A light desert that would be great for the High Holidays.
The Backstory: The history of Jews and fruit goes as far back as the Bible where pomegranates were said to be depicted on the pillars that stood in front of the templ[…]-READ-MORE>
Sunday morning: the boys are playing X-Box, (no Hebrew school today as it’s Thanksgiving weekend, so they’re still in pjs and yes, I’m letting their brains go to mush), my daughter is at the kitchen table drawing a picture she’ll […]-READ-MORE>
Kosher chili con carne is a zesty, hearty, one-pot meal that’s perfect for weeknights, the big game, or fall and wintry get togethers.
The Backstory: Okay, I know what you are thinking, what is a Mexican dish like Kosher chili[…]-READ-MORE>
My son made this for me a few years ago. It is absolutely delicious–light, flaky and perfectly seasoned and cooked to perfection. I find that this method of preparing Salmon has become my favorite way of indulging in this delicio[…]-READ-MORE>
Our refreshing fruit and Jello mold is a delicious taste from the past that’ll remind you of meals at your Bubbie’s (the best!) and wonderful, simpler days.
The Backstory: J-E-L-L-O! Right now my mind is going back to my early[…]-READ-MORE>
This classic Kosher New England fish chowder is creamy, delicate, and full of delicious seafood and herbs that are available year-round.
The Backstory: This hearty Kosher New England fish chowder is typically associated with B[…]-READ-MORE>
Traditional raspberry and apricot hamantaschen hit all the sweet notes for a buttery, perfect Purim cookie that’s fun to make with the kids!
The Backstory: Baking cookies with the kids has to rank as one of my all-time favorit[…]-READ-MORE>
Eggplant Dip is a savory, tomato-y, slighty sweet spread that’s perfect with crusty bread, crackers, or as a dip for veggies. A perfect make-ahead dish.
The Backstory: Eggplant dip is one of my favorite, go-to appetizers when […]-READ-MORE>
These delicate potato and onion pierogies are savory, tender, and positively addicting. You won’t be able to stop at one so make a double batch!
The Backstory: This recipe for potato and onion pierogies was given to me over 50[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: There are so many recipes for Brisket that you could probably make a different one every day and never get tired of indulging in this meat. Whether it is baked in the oven or on the stove top, the recipes are end[…]-READ-MORE>
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