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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 ...
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 delicious lamb kabobs are savory, tender and grilled to perfection. Try our grilling trick to ensure even cooking and doneness.
The Backstory: Lamb Kabobs are in a class that I call 'warm weather' foods. I believe that kabobs ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 I ...
Invite your friends over for this delicious aromatic cake and a steaming cup of coffee.
The Backstory: Gloria and I met in 1986. We were each on a vacation with our husbands in the Dominican Republic. I must write about the people ...
Creamy deviled eggs are a classic appetizer or first course for brunch, lunch, or a holiday meal.
The Backstory: For as long as I can remember, deviled eggs were one of those boring staple foods that showed up on the buffet table ...
Sweet and slightly chewy, Mom’s cheese blintzes are so delicious, you’ll never be able to stop at just one. Perfect for your next family brunch!
The Backstory: The history behind Mom’s cheese blintzes–or any cheese blintz, fo[…]-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>
Eggs, lox, and onions is a delicious Jewish breakfast classic that’s easy to make at home. Don’t forget the bagels!
Backstory: This simple recipe for Eggs, Lox and Onions is one of my most beloved, because it reminds me of my […]-READ-MORE>
Every Jewish cook needs to be able to make roast chicken in a hurry and this recipe fits the bill. This is the chicken dish you want for Shabbat, company, or even weeknight dinners when you just want to put the bird in the oven an[…]-READ-MORE>
Crumbly, cinnamon, and coffee–the perfect trio!
The Backstory: My Aunt Alice was one of those fabulous characters who always seemed to be floating into a room on a cloud of color, perfume and fashionable clothing. She wore pe[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: What would Thanksgiving be without its magnificent side dishes? Some years, I think I’d rather eat a plateful of side dishes than the big bird itself, and I’m the one who usually cooks our turkey. Go figure! More o[…]-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>
It might not be Jewish food, but who doesn’t love this classic dish?
The Backstory: One of the first things I learned to cook after I was married was tomato sauce. I had never cooked Italian food so I had to get detailed infor[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken a la King is a creamy and classic one pot meal that’s easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinners.
The Backstory: This recipe came to me from my friend, Dini. She got this from her friend Faye. I just love it wh[…]-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>
My Aunt Sandy’s chocolate chip mandel bread is a true classic. This delicious biscotti-like cookie combines the very best of traditional Jewish baking with everyone’s favorite cookie for a no-fail dessert that’s perfect with coffe[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am probably one of the few people I know that is not crazy about pasta. I do know why; It is not that I don’t like pasta, I just am not a lover of tomatoes, and most pasta dishes call for some variation of red […]-READ-MORE>
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