Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
The Backstory: This delicious sauce is one of the great French sauces that is actually a derivative of another French sauce: Hollandaise. Bearnaise uses slightly different ingredients than Hollandaise and although both may see[…]-READ-MORE>
Soy milk cream of mushroom soup is silky, delicious and perfect for those who follow Kosher, gluten-free, or lactose-free diets.
The Backstory: Most cream of mushroom soups recipes cannot be used for Kosher meals where meat or[…]-READ-MORE>
Cranberry orange bread isn’t a Jewish recipe per se, but it has been on my Thanksgiving table for as long as I can remember. The deliciously tart cranberries and sweet orange combination baked into a vanilla-infused loaf is perfec[…]-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>
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>
Sweet, crunchy, and soft on the inside, these easy corn fritters will be the appetizer hit of your next cocktail party or holiday celebration.
The Backstory: Corn fritters are an easy side dish or appetizer to prepare and they[…]-READ-MORE>
Almond crusted fish is a nutty, delicious way to jazz up white fish and give it a nutty, tasty, surprise. This is a perfect Shabbat or company dish.
The Backstory: With all the delicious and savory ways there are to prepare wh[…]-READ-MORE>
Crumbly, sweet, and delicious, these are perfect for breakfast or anytime you want a quick snack to-go.
The Backstory: These are my absolute favorite corn muffins and they are super easy to make. The small addition of honey do[…]-READ-MORE>
This crusty traditional old-fashioned rye bread is loaded with caraway seeds and tastes just like it came like from a Brooklyn bakery.
The Backstory: Old-fashioned rye bread was one of my mom’s favorite breads. But how she lik[…]-READ-MORE>
It’s time to bring back the Seventies with cheese fondue! This gooey, decadent first course is a delicious party starter and sure to wow your guests!
The Backstory: When I think of Cheese Fondue my mind automatically goes back[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My cousin Rhonda, who resides in Canada, gave me this recipe. It is from her sister, Ricky. The story of my Canadian relatives go back for decades. My grandfather and Ricky’s grandmother were brother and sister[…]-READ-MORE>