Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Lets face it: diet foods are something that we ladies are always checking out. Dieting, eating well, looking slim, and trying to look good are always on our mind, whether we’re looking at clothes, workout gear or f[…]-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>
Matzoh Brei is everyone’s favorite Passover breakfast dish and it’s also perfect for lunch (and so easy to make).
The Backstory: I remember having Matzoh Brei as a young girl. My mom made this mostly on Passover. At a time[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This simple Oven Roasted Potatoes side dish can be made with a variety of seasonings. Whatever suits your taste. But my taste for these spuds is usually rosemary and garlic. Somehow rosemary with it’s “woodsy” ar[…]-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>
Happy face pancakes with berries are a welcoming and healthy way to greet kids at the table and make breakfast fun and delicious!
The Backstory: Happy face pancakes with berries are another healthy and fun, kid-friendly meal. […]-READ-MORE>
Once you make this easy classic hummus from scratch, you’ll think twice before buying store-bought hummus again–it’s that delicious.
The Backstory: Easy classic hummus is surprisingly simple to make and there are very few ing[…]-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>
Quick and easy vegetable soup is a perfect first course, light lunch, or anytime snack.
The Backstory: This delicious quick and easy vegetable soup is a combination of vegetable soup and cabbage soup and one of the easiest rec[…]-READ-MORE>
Rice stuffed chicken is a deliciously savory main dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners, company, or special Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: This recipe comes to me by way of my friend, Lorraine. Lorraine is one of […]-READ-MORE>
Treat someone you love to gooey and sinfully delicious caramel apples. Tart, crisp apples are smothered in melted caramel and make the world a better place!
The Backstory: While caramel apples are always a perfect fall treat, […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am always looking for what I call my diet foods. Veggies are always a good source for weight loss and this traditional French dish can be used both ways. When I top it off with a sprinkle of grated mozzarella o[…]-READ-MORE>