Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Fresh, tangy, and perfect as a side to just about any meal, our marinated cucumber salad beats any store bought version and is light, healthy and refreshing.
The Backstory: You know all those pre-made salads and sides at your […]-READ-MORE>
Dense, chewy, and oh so chocolaty, this is my go-to brownie recipe, hands down.
The Backstory: I’m a self-confessed sweets addict. I suppose it was destiny, with a baker for a father and a bagel bakery as our family business. […]-READ-MORE>
Low-fat rice pudding is sweet and creamy with notes of vanilla and cinnamon. This yummy classic cooks in 20 minutes and tastes just like the original.
The Backstory: This recipe is one of those that happened by accident. I was[…]-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>
Our classic roast turkey with gravy has everything! Our easy, foolproof recipe delivers a scrumptious, elegant meal every time.
The Backstory: Does Thanksgiving roast turkey even need a backstory? I didn’t think so either! Mor[…]-READ-MORE>
Rich, sweet, and decadent done right! Our recipe for strawberry cheese crepes takes an indulgent dessert and makes it guilt-free.
The Backstory: Every now and then I love to go all out and whip up a wow dish that’s a real sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Our ultimate beef brisket is juicy, fork-tender, and our favorite brisket recipe of all time. Don’t forget the challah to soak up the sweet and tangy sauce!
The Backstory: My husband Rob makes the world’s ultimate beef brisket[…]-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>
Tender dumplings in golden chicken broth are the cure for whatever ails you.
The Backstory: Kreplach, those delicious dumplings that bathe in our worshiped chicken soup, are one of the pillars of Jewish soul food. These meat f[…]-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>
Chocolate-dipped candy Hamantaschen jazz up your Purim celebration and take only a few extra seconds to make!
The Backstory: These Hamantaschen just make me happy. There, I said it. Between the chocolate (semi-sweet and white)[…]-READ-MORE>
Spinach cheese bake is a decadent, creamy dip that’s a perfect party appetizer with crackers or pita wedges.
The Backstory: I am a cheese lover. Now pair this with spinach, mushrooms and onions, and this becomes another favo[…]-READ-MORE>