Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
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>
This dark, rich, chewy bread is in a class by itself. Perfect for Reubens, cold deli sandwiches, or just toast and butter (or cream cheese and lox), this Jewish standard is truly one of a kind.
The Backstory: Pumpernickel date[…]-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>
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>
Buttery twist rolls turn out soft, slightly chewy, and delicious every time. They work for every meal and look beautiful on a Shabbat or holiday table.
The Backstory: This little bit of a heavenly recipe for buttery twist roll[…]-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>
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>