Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Smoked salmon and cream cheese spirals are a savory and creamy make-ahead appetizer that everyone loves–make extra because these go fast!
The Backstory: What’s a party without the smoked salmon? These delicious two-bite noshe[…]-READ-MORE>
This lite grilled cheese sandwich is so delicious, you’ll never miss the extra fat or calories. Better yet–it takes just minutes to make.
The Backstory: Okay, okay, no one likes the word diet or lo-cal. So let’s think of this[…]-READ-MORE>
Honey mustard glazed fish is flavorful and healthy dish that’s quick and easy to prepare during the week but impressive enough for company.
The Backstory: This tangy and delicious honey mustard glazed fish is fabulous preparatio[…]-READ-MORE>
Potato salad with vinegar is a delicious and tangy side for burgers, chicken, hot dogs, and sandwiches. This zesty dish is ideal for Kosher cooking.
The Backstory: This potato salad with vinegar is an ideal side dish for anyon[…]-READ-MORE>
Chicken with tomatoes is a simply yet savory one-pan dish that’s a perfect go-to recipe for company and last-minute cooking.
The Backstory: I first made this dish in the very early years of my marriage. I knew how to cook but […]-READ-MORE>
Perfectly seasoned steak and crisp, fresh greens combine for a delicious steak salad that’s perfect for dinner or lunch. Easy to make and healthy too!
The Backstory: When I was growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, a steak was a […]-READ-MORE>
Delicious Swiss and sauteed veggies flavor this lovely lunch, brunch or dinner quiche.
The Backstory: I’ve had a love affair with quiche for as long as I can remember. I adore quiche. Adore it. And what’s not to love? Deliciou[…]-READ-MORE>
Our homemade, old-fashioned white bread is a far cry from packaged white bread. It is so good, you’ll want to bake up two loaves and freeze an extra one.
The Backstory: What can I say about this classic old-fashioned white bre[…]-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: Whether you call them chicken fingers or chicken strips, the taste is still the same. These morsels of chicken are juicy, crisp and delicious. Add a dipping sauce or condiment of your liking, some fries or coleslaw[…]-READ-MORE>
This classic diner dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
The Backstory: This falls under the category of comfort foods and goes way back to my childhood. We’re talking the 1940’s, people! As early as five-years-[…]-READ-MORE>
Giant popovers deliver a true wow factor to a holiday table. They’re huge golden rolls that are flaky, light, and with a perfect touch of chewiness.
The Backstory: I can find no trace to Jewish tradition for the giant popover,[…]-READ-MORE>