Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: What a funny name for a sauce. Nowhere does a horse have anything to do with this sauce. Radish does not need any explanation. The only logic that I can think of is when the radishes were harvested some farmer […]-READ-MORE>
Whether you prefer the chocolate or the vanilla side, you’ll love making these cookies at home!
The Backstory: What can I possibly say about Black and Whites except what anyone who has grown up with these cookies already feels[…]-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>
I clearly remember my days sitting at the bridge table–the default kids’ table set up at my grandparents’ house for the youngest member of the family–and wondering just what it would take to move up to the grown up table. It’s n[…]-READ-MORE>
Get ready to get sticky (but it’s totally worth it!)
The Backstory: Teiglach, that sticky, sweet, and lick-your-fingers clean treat is an old-time favorite dessert that traditionally makes an appearance at Rosh Hashanah, Simch[…]-READ-MORE>
This no-fail recipe for perfect sweet potatoes turn out crisp and delicious latkes every time. Make sure to make a double batch–they are addicting!
The Backstory: Our perfect sweet potato latkes (or latkas, if you are an East[…]-READ-MORE>
My father believed in a lot of things that pretty much summed up the kind of guy he was:
He believed in putting his family first.
He believed in making the best product he could possibly make and his customers loved him and […]-READ-MORE>
Our vanilla-flavored, Chanukah sugar cookies bake up thin and crisp, and ready for your gorgeous decorations!
The Backstory: This is the perfect old-fashioned recipe for Chanukah sugar cookies, passed down to me from my mother[…]-READ-MORE>
Fried kreplach are crispy, delicious, and completely addictive! Consider these Jewish pot stickers…you won’t be able to stop at one!
The Backstory: Everyone knows kreplach as those delicious soft dumplings that can be foun[…]-READ-MORE>
The picture above might just look like a plate of bakery cookies, but to me, they mean so much more.
I was actually compelled to buy these cookies, put them on one of my finest plates, set them on my Shabbat table, and could no[…]-READ-MORE>
Old-fashioned franks and beans are a retro one-pot dish that will bring you back to your childhood.
The Backstory: I remember eating old-fashioned franks and beans during my childhood as clearly as if I just sat down and had i[…]-READ-MORE>
Jodi’s cinnamon rolls are sticky, sweet, and pull-apart delicious with raisins, pecans, and melty brown sugar. What could be bad?
The Backstory: My son, Morgan and I recently whipped up a batch up of these delicious cinnamon r[…]-READ-MORE>