Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>
Your guests will be astonished at their first bite!
The Backstory: Carrot Cake is one of those rich, decadent, not-for-diet-days desserts. How can something based on carrots be so indulgent? Story of my life, LOL. This recipe […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am a beef eater. Oh, I know this should be limited or completely taken out of our diet. Well, to all of you who feel the same way about this that I do, try this recipe. It is easy and delicious. I don’t k[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I was cooking for my family of four, I would often turn to this meat as a safe dish to make. It’s easy and was always a wiinner. My family enjoyed it and so did whomever was at my table when I barbecued it. […]-READ-MORE>
Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake recipe to savor the rich and delicious taste of mud cake in a chocolaty cheesecake instead![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mississippi Mud Chocolate Cheesecake – Try this Mississippi mud cheesecake rec[…]-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>
The Backstory: When I think of borscht, I immediately picture my grandfather slurping up spoonfuls of this deep magenta soup, oblivious to the sounds of his own enjoyment, and smacking his lips with a satisfied “aahh” every few s[…]-READ-MORE>
Gingersnap cookies are pure chewiness on the inside and golden crispiness on the outside with spicy deliciousness all around!
The Backstory: I don’t know about you, but to me, gingersnaps (done right) are just about one of th[…]-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>
The Backstory: My girlfriend Gloria is an excellent cook. About 30 years ago my husband and I were invited to her home for dinner. This casserole was one of the delectable foods she prepared that night. Whatever she served wa[…]-READ-MORE>
Hearts with red centers and clouds of white will make you melt when you taste these light and buttery cookies.
The Backstory: Linzer Cookies just gets you at hello and I’m pretty sure they know it. Between their beautiful sha[…]-READ-MORE>
A crispy potato layer tops flaky white fish in this delicious dinner entree.
The Backstory: The first time I saw this recipe I knew I had to make it. It was everything I enjoyed eating. It’s fried and made with fish and po[…]-READ-MORE>