Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
This gorgeous, tender green is roasted to sweet perfection and dressed up with a drizzle of oil and a sprinkling of fresh herbs. This is the perfect side to any main course.
The Backstory: Roasted Spinach is one of the easiest[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I think of kugel, I can’t help but think of my father doing his standard joke in a heavily accented Polish dialect, “Is it kugel or is it pujjink?” (meaning noodle pudding). You see, when it comes to kugel, mo[…]-READ-MORE>
Oven roasted vegetables are sweet, caramelized, and fork tender. They are so delicious, they can be an entire meal unto themselves.
The Backstory: Roasted vegetables are so easy to prepare. And they are a great pairing for chi[…]-READ-MORE>
Rhea’s sweet tzimmes has a delicious bright note from sweet pineapple added to carrots, apricots, prunes and honey. Perfect for the High Holidays or Pesach.
The Backstory: Moving to South Florida in 1994 was a shock to my wa[…]-READ-MORE>
These fork tender carrots are the perfect side for the holidays–sweet, colorful, and packed with flavor (and nutrients). They are always on my Rosh Hashanah table as a symbol of a sweet New Year!
The Backstory: When I see the[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I have had this recipe for so long (ages) that I can’t even remember who gave it to me. If any of my friends are reading this and thinking, “Myrna, I gave it to you,” I thank you and here is your shot at fame. More[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Another one of those classic buffet and party salads, comes the sweet and crunchy Carrot and Raisin Salad. Why didn’t I appreciate this masterpiece all those years ago when it showed up at nearly every family bris[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher fried onion rings are crispy, delicious, and easy to make at home. Treat yourself to this childhood favorite with this crunchy childhood favorite.
The Backstory: Onions, in any form was a no no for me to eat. Of course […]-READ-MORE>
Traditional potato latkes are golden, crispy, and truly delicious, This recipe is foolproof and makes perfect latkes every time!
The Backstory: What would Hanukkah be without a heaping platter of traditional potato latkes? I, […]-READ-MORE>
Ptcha is an acquired taste, but this delicious recipe is definitely a wonderful taste of the old country.
The Backstory: So what is this crazy-sounding Jewish dish that will surely test your “ch” pronunciation skills?? Ptcha i[…]-READ-MORE>
This recipe for broccoli rabe with garlic takes minutes to make. It’s fragrant, tender and perfect with any main course.
The Backstory: I can’t say enough about this delicious recipe for broccoli rabe with garlic. Not only is i[…]-READ-MORE>
Cucumber, onion, and dill salad is tart, crisp, and fresh, just like it came right from your favorite New York appetizing counter.
The Backstory: Whenever I have leftover cucumbers, I make cucumber, onion,and dill salad. I a[…]-READ-MORE>