Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Roasted garlic is a delicious way to enjoy the cousin of the onion and shallot. Spread it on toasted French bread, Challah, or Rye, for a great party app.
The Backstory: Garlic – whether in granulated powder form or whole bulb[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Above all else, I am a Jewish girl from Brooklyn. Looking back at the time when I was a young girl, I remember my childhood quite vividly. It was a wonderful era, from the mid 1940’s until the early 1960’s. My […]-READ-MORE>
This recipe for schmaltz and grebenes will give you a taste of the past (for those who remember!)
The Backstory: This is definitely a Jewish thing. And what you might call an acquired taste. Mention it to someone who is not […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I haven’t had roast duck in years. Whenever I see this on a menu I immediately think of my mother-in-law, Marcia. Marcia wasn’t the best cook in the world. She didn’t have to be. For the first 40 years of her[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with apricots and carrots is a comforting one-pot dish that’s perfect for company, holidays, or Shabbat dinner.
The Backstory: I recently celebrated Rosh Hashanah 2016 with family and friends at my daughter and my son-[…]-READ-MORE>
Mock chopped liver is the perfect way for non-meat eaters to enjoy this classic Jewish favorite and you can make it in minutes.
The Backstory: Mock chopped liver has absolutely nothing to do with liver. Perhaps because it lo[…]-READ-MORE>
Now this is a delicious grilled steak sandwich–well-seasoned, savory, and cooked to juicy perfection.
The Backstory: This hearty Grilled Steak Sandwich is always a hit when served to family and friends. I started making this […]-READ-MORE>
Creamy chicken with asparagus is one of our top picks for company–it’s delicious, makes a gorgeous presentation, and everyone asks for the recipe!
The Backstory: This is another recipe from my girlfriend, Annette and after ma[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher lamb stew is a flavorful one-pot wonder with fork-tender meat and veggies bathing in savory sauce. Just add fresh challah for dipping!
The Backstory: This is another comfort, one-pot meal. I remember my mom making thi[…]-READ-MORE>
This crusty traditional old-fashioned rye bread is loaded with caraway seeds and tastes just like it came like from a Brooklyn bakery.
The Backstory: Old-fashioned rye bread was one of my mom’s favorite breads. But how she lik[…]-READ-MORE>
Chocolate-caramel matzoh is a decadent Passover treat that turns ordinary matzoh into a show-stopper dessert. You won’t be able to stop at one piece!
The Backstory: There are so many ways to make chocolate-careamel matzoh an[…]-READ-MORE>
Just about the most delicious roast chicken you’ll ever make.
The Backstory: This simple savory recipe was given to me by my mom. I didn’t get many recipes from her because she never wrote anything down. It was a little bi[…]-READ-MORE>