Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Chicken with apricot sauce is a perfect blend of sweet and sour and a delicious alternative to beef for a holiday feast.
The Backstory: This is one of my go-to recipes for just about any Jewish holiday as it’s always a crowd p[…]-READ-MORE>
My Aunt Sandy’s chocolate chip mandel bread is a true classic. This delicious biscotti-like cookie combines the very best of traditional Jewish baking with everyone’s favorite cookie for a no-fail dessert that’s perfect with coffe[…]-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>
Who knew that chocolate chip and cherry rugelach could be so sinful? No wonder Jews have been showing up with boxes of it under their arms at every holiday and special occasion!
The Backstory: This is my all-time favorite ruge[…]-READ-MORE>
Step back in time with our classic kasha varnishkes, just like Bubbie used to make. This comforting dish is truly a taste of yesteryear.
The Backstory: Kasha is a grain also known as buckwheat or groats. This grain was popul[…]-READ-MORE>
Our cabbage soup with flanken recipe turns out a classic, slow-simmering soup with tender beef that simply shreds in the tangy broth.
The Backstory: I well remember my mother making cabbage soup with flanken. Usually she use[…]-READ-MORE>
This is the easiest, foolproof recipe for prune Hamantaschen! Soft, buttery, and just enough crispness at the edges!
The Backstory: Oh, how I love prune Hamanttaschen. Even as a kid, when our Hebrew school teachers brought out[…]-READ-MORE>
Fried kreplach are crispy, delicious, and completely addictive! Consider these Jewish pot stickers…you won’t be able to stop at one!
The Backstory: Everyone knows kreplach as those delicious soft dumplings that can be foun[…]-READ-MORE>
Our sweet and sour pot roast comes out fork-tender every time. This one-pot dish is perfect for company, holidays, and Shabbat dinner.
The Backstory: Sweet and sour pot roast is good old-fashioned comfort food that always rem[…]-READ-MORE>
Mock chopped liver is the perfect way for non-meat eaters to enjoy this classic Jewish favorite and you can make it in minutes.
The Backstory: Mock chopped liver has absolutely nothing to do with liver. Perhaps because it lo[…]-READ-MORE>
Shirlee’s sugar cookies are truly melt-in-your mouth perfect butter cookies that are impossible to put down after just one bite. These are delicious with coffee, tea, or tucked inside a lunch box. Decorate them for showers, Bar or[…]-READ-MORE>
Invite your friends over for this delicious aromatic cake and a steaming cup of coffee.
The Backstory: Gloria and I met in 1986. We were each on a vacation with our husbands in the Dominican Republic. I must write about the […]-READ-MORE>