Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
There's glam and then there's glam! Glam up your table settings with these stunning napkin rings. Shimmering crystals frame a heavy gold floral/pinwheel mofit. The gold is the perfect shade (not at all brassy) to accompany dishes with ...
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 ...
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, than ...
Couscous and chick-pea salad is healthy, full of flavor, texture, and perfect for lunch, sides, and snacking.
The Backstory: Couscous, a delicious and healthy grain (it's actually a tiny pasta!) made from wheat or barley, originated ...
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 ...
Golden pastry surrounds a savory filling in this classic potato knish recipe. Perfect for party apps, holidays, or family get-togethers!
The Backstory: Oh, how I love a classic potato knish. I'm sorry (in advance) to everyone who ...
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 ...
This velvety sweet and savory soup is the perfect first course for Thanksgiving or any festive fall meal. Add some warm crusty bread and enjoy.
The Backstory: Let me just come right out and say it: I am not a soup lover. More ...
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!
Sometimes there’s no time for homemade latkes. Not to worry. Our Apple Potato Latke Shortcut serves up perfect latkes that taste just like the real thing in half the time!
The Backstory: I literally live for Shabbat and someti[…]-READ-MORE>
A simple fish sandwich with a salty note that’s perfect for lunch or a light bite.
The Backstory: This is a classic sandwich. You can add whatever you like to the mix or you can follow the recipe. But to tell the truth, th[…]-READ-MORE>
Baked Potatoes with Kosher Bac’n pieces is comfort food at its best and this creamy, savory, recipe can be made in 10 minutes or less!
The Backstory: Baked potatoes have been a staple in my home for decades. I also come from[…]-READ-MORE>
We get it–you want your table to look beautiful, but light-colored fabrics make you nervous. Guess what? These lustrous placemats have a gorgeous shimmer but they’re easy care and wipe up simply with a damp cloth.
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Get your perfect holiday stuffing on! Our easy,versatile recipe works for Thanksgiving and Passover (just swap out the crackers.with matzoh!)
The Backstory: This stuffing can be used year round and can also be made for Passove[…]-READ-MORE>
Delicious, two-bite stuffed mushroom appetizers that will be the first to go at your next party.
The Backstory: This classic party appetizer comes to The Jewish Kitchen courtesy of my friend Lisa Dunne, a fabulous cook, fellow[…]-READ-MORE>
Fried matzoh brie pancakes are a sweet (or savory) way to take ho-hum leftover matzoh to the next level. This is a delicious breakfast, brunch, or snack that takes minutes to make and adds zip to your usual matzoh routine.
The Backstory: Perhaps one of the all-time great American deli and diner sandwiches is the tuna melt. Simple, savory, crunchy and creamy (but not overly so), this comfort food classic, is definitely high on my list of Jewish food[…]-READ-MORE>
Nutty, sweet, and chewy, our date nut bread is perfect for toast, as is, or even in French toast.
The Backstory: I don’t know where I got this recipe, but it has been with so many other recipes that I’ve had in a folder that[…]-READ-MORE>
Our classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is the only carrot cake recipe you’ll ever need. It’s decadent, moist and packed with raisins, nuts, and flavor in every single bite.
The Backstory: Let’s be honest: classic c[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet seasonal fruit and warm spices bake until tender under a crumbly, buttery topping.
The Backstory: I was looking through all the recipes that I had accumulated over the years and came upon this recipe. I have to admit–I […]-READ-MORE>
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