Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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 ...
Kosher salmon dip uses canned salmon (a fab shortcut) for an easy, make-ahead appetizer your guests will love.
The Backstory: My grandmother always had canned salmon in her pantry and I always wondered what she did with it. I never ...
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 leftovers--in ...
Our spiced pumpkin bread is a dense, moist loaf that's loaded with warm fall flavors. Perfect as a snack with coffee or tea or tucked in a lunch bag.
The Backstory: As you probably know by now, I have a love for all baked goods ...
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. ...
Mom's baked blintzes taste almost like cheesecake--they're that decadent and delicious! Frozen cheese blintzes are baked in a creamy custard (you and make these ahead!) for the perfect dairy meal, breakfast or brunch.
The Backstory: There ...
The Backstory: When most people think of mint sauce, their first reaction is: lamb. And that makes sense as mint is traditionally paired with mint jelly or mint sauce of some kind. But mint sauce is truly versatile and while it’s[…]-READ-MORE>
Low-fat rice pudding is sweet and creamy with notes of vanilla and cinnamon. This yummy classic cooks in 20 minutes and tastes just like the original.
The Backstory: This recipe is one of those that happened by accident. I was[…]-READ-MORE>
Honey and fall spices are delicious. Don’t forget the coffee and cinnamon ice cream.
The Backstory: Honey Cake is a traditional dessert that is served at Rosh Hashanah to symbolize the promise and hope for a sweet new year. Th[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery vanilla and chocolate cake swirled into a perfect bundt.
The Backstory: When I was a little girl, I distinctly remember my grandmother making delicious marble cakes in silver tube pans. She would pop the cake out of th[…]-READ-MORE>
Homemade English muffins will turn you against store-bought brands forever! They’re light, chewy, and ideal for breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, and pizzas.
The Backstory: Anything between two pieces of bread is my idea of a go[…]-READ-MORE>
An oldie but goodie that’s as creamy and delicious as ever.
The Backstory: This is a short, easy recipe with few ingredients. But it’s different from regular egg salad. The story for this, however, is long. I am going way ba[…]-READ-MORE>
Perfect gravy every time with this easy recipe.
The Backstory: Making a gravy can be very tricky. Too much flour, not enough liquid, incorrect seasonings, and next thing you know, you’ve got a mess on your hands. That is why[…]-READ-MORE>
Salad with fruit, nuts and cheese, is bursting with textures and the perfect mix of savory and sweet flavors for a fabulous lunch or first course.
The Backstory:This is my kind of salad, I love fruit, nuts and cheese and when a[…]-READ-MORE>
This exquisite hand-made Challah cover features scalloped edging piped with gold thread, a sheer tulle border with an elegant swirling vine design accented with hand-sewn beads and sequins, and a silk background embroidered with b[…]-READ-MORE>
Giant popovers deliver a true wow factor to a holiday table. They’re huge golden rolls that are flaky, light, and with a perfect touch of chewiness.
The Backstory: I can find no trace to Jewish tradition for the giant popover,[…]-READ-MORE>
Watch your guests devour this luscious and creamy cake–you won’t have a single slice left.
The Backstory: My girlfriend, Lorraine, swears by this cheesecake. She used to make it all the time. I have yet to sample hers, but sh[…]-READ-MORE>
This classic brisket is my-go holiday brisket for just about every holiday gathering. The meat is fork tender (it literally shreds) and the sauce is tangy, savory and slightly sweet.
The Backstory: A few fiances ago (that soun[…]-READ-MORE>
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