Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Chicken with apricots and carrots is a comforting one-pot dish that’s perfect for company, holidays, or Shabbat dinner.
The Backstory: I recently celebrated Rosh Hashanah 2016 with family and friends at my daughter and my son-[…]-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>
The perfect marriage of two Jewish culinary staples. What more can we say?
The Backstory: Admit it: there is no more perfect meal than this. A perfectly baked everything bagel, all hot, chewy, and just a few minutes out of t[…]-READ-MORE>
Tomato herring salad is an oldie but a goodie–a creamy dressing with savory seasoning and fresh herbs make this dish fresh, modern, and worth a second look.
The Backstory: How well I remember the oval can of Tomato Herring my […]-READ-MORE>
Our delicious stuffed cabbage recipe is sweet and tangy and will remind you of dinner at your Bubbie’s. It is a perfect as perfect can be.
The Backstory: This recipe for stuffed cabbage is actually a variation of my Grandma’s […]-READ-MORE>
This layered gefilte fish torte is an elegant take on the old classic. It’s easy to make and tastes as good as it looks.
The Backstory: There are hundreds of variations of this classic, Jewish first course but this layered gef[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher beef sausages are savory and incredibly versatile for BBQ, casseroles, or boiled. Serve with all the fixings for a delicious lunch or casual dinner.
The Backstory: I never once bought sausages before I lived on Staten I[…]-READ-MORE>
Our noodle and apple casserole tastes like a kugel but presents like a showstopper pie, topped with fruit and swirls of apple baked into the dish.
The Backstory: This gorgeous noodle and apple casserole looks like dessert and[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Elaine, who is a Holocaust survivor, gave me this recipe. She and I always chat on the phone every Friday night. She has filled me with stories of her youth and the years she spent as a young teenager in […]-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>
Mini sweet and sour meatballs are tangy, delicious, and perfect for parties, game night, or holiday get-togethers. The sauce is truly addicting.
The Backstory: This recipe is by far, one of the most special of all the recipes […]-READ-MORE>
Our healthy-version recipe for glazed beef brisket is fork tender, juicy, and a perfect Shabbat or holiday main dish.
The Backstory: What would our Jewish holidays be without our beloved glazed beef brisket? Can you even imagi[…]-READ-MORE>