Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Our old-fashioned jelly doughnuts are puffy, golden, and bursting with sweet jelly, just like the sufganiyot of your childhood.
The Backstory: What would Chanukah be without our beloved old-fashioned jelly doughnuts? I can viv[…]-READ-MORE>
Vegetarian chopped liver tastes close enough to the real thing that even Bubbie would approve!
The Backstory: I found this recipe by accident. I was digging through my many folders and notebooks of recipes, news clippings of r[…]-READ-MORE>
Our Lemon Poppy Seed Loan is both sweet and tart and pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee or tea, or as a kids’ snack in a lunchbox.
The Backstory: So here’s the thing: I don’t like poppy seed bagels (sorry, Dad), or poppy s[…]-READ-MORE>
Rice stuffed chicken is a deliciously savory main dish that’s perfect for weeknight dinners, company, or special Shabbat celebrations.
The Backstory: This recipe comes to me by way of my friend, Lorraine. Lorraine is one of […]-READ-MORE>
Roasted garlic is a delicious way to enjoy the cousin of the onion and shallot. Spread it on toasted French bread, Challah, or Rye, for a great party app.
The Backstory: Garlic – whether in granulated powder form or whole bulb[…]-READ-MORE>
Roast citrus turkey breast is a savory showstopper for Thanksgiving. This gorgeous dish cooks quickly and delivers juicy meat and luscious pan gravy.
The Backstory: Roast citrus turkey breast is one of the easiest ways to prep[…]-READ-MORE>
This is the ultimate lemon squares recipe! They are creamy, tart, sweet, and just the most perfect balance of flavors.
The Backstory: Lemon squares are by far, one of my top ten favorite desserts. As I’ve waxed poetic before, […]-READ-MORE>
Give ordinary bananas a wow makeover with melted chocolate and nuts and watch your guests go wild.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t like bananas? No one I know. Now add some melted chocolate, chopped nuts, and put it all on a stic[…]-READ-MORE>
Crisp falafel balls are simply perfect in a pita sandwich or in a salad in this classic Middle Eastern dish.
The Backstory: Oh how I love falafel and my road to discovering this classic Israeli street food started in my childh[…]-READ-MORE>
These gorgeous tart, creamy, and delicious two-bite mini lemon cheesecake tarts are absolutely addicting! The combination of cheesecake and lemon is as close to confection heaven as it gets and these are just beautiful topped with[…]-READ-MORE>
Mom’s Perfect Kugel is my go-to kugel for every holiday. Apricot preserves, vanilla notes, and a crunchy, to-die-for topping, put it over the top. This is my most-requested recipe.
The Backstory: If you put five (or 50) Jewish[…]-READ-MORE>
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>