Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Strawberry Bread is a nice change of pace from the famous banana bread that is more common. Oh, I am not saying there is anything wrong with the latter, it is delicious. but sometimes a change can be just as good. ¬[…]-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>
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>
¬†The Backstory:¬†My neighbor Martha B. let me borrow her stash of recipes, some of which were given to her by a dear friend before he died. Oh, how I wish we knew how he came to possess them or the stories behind them. The first […]-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>
Crunchy bread sticks with sesame seeds are nutty with a deep sesame flavor. These are perfect with soups, salads. or just for snacking.
The Backstory:¬†Bread, no matter what shape: loaf, round, square, twisted into a roll. or m[…]-READ-MORE>
This classic challah recipe is the only Jewish bread recipe you’ll ever need.
The Backstory:¬†Nothing signifies the end of the week and the start of Shabbat quite like delicious classic Challah. This bread is one of the most we[…]-READ-MORE>
Cheesy garlic herb bread is just begging to be dipped in sauce or soup and takes just minutes to make!
The Backstory:¬†This tasty cheesy garlic herb bread is so popular and easy to make. Yet most of my friends that love this ty[…]-READ-MORE>
Our classic round challah recipe bakes up golden, sweet challah every time. Make two loaves–one for Shabbat and one for noshing!
The Backstory:¬†On Rosh Hashanah, classic round challah has a symbolic meaning. The shape signifi[…]-READ-MORE>
Homemade whole wheat bread is earthy, nutritious, and delicious, and these loaves smell oh so good while baking.
The Backstory:¬†Whenever I think of wheat bread, I am reminded of my endless dieting days. ¬†We gals often think o[…]-READ-MORE>
Homemade English muffins will turn you against store-bought brands forever! They’re light, chewy, and ideal for breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, and pizzas.
The Backstory:¬†Anything between two pieces of bread is my idea of a go[…]-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>