Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Savory Swiss steak is fork tender, juicy, and sweet from sauteed onions and peppers. This is a hearty, one-pot meal that’s perfect for weeknight dinners or Shabbat.
The Backstory: I love making one-pot meals and Swiss steak is[…]-READ-MORE>
Our tried and true recipe for stewed plums delivers a sweet and slightly tart, classic dessert that will remind you of your Bubbie’s kitchen.
Backstory: One of my earliest childhood memories is of my grandmother spooning dark […]-READ-MORE>
Aaron’s shortbread cookies are melt-in-your-mouth buttery classics, that take minutes to make and look beautiful as holiday gifts tied with a festive bow.
The Backstory: I cannot count the number of times I’ve made these butte[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I cannot remember a time when this velvety soup was not served for a holiday dinner. My mom never measured anything, and here I am trying to convert her favorite answer to my question, “how much of this or that” […]-READ-MORE>
Get your perfect holiday stuffing on! Our easy,versatile recipe works for Thanksgiving and Passover (just swap out the crackers.with matzoh!)
The Backstory: This stuffing can be used year round and can also be made for Passove[…]-READ-MORE>
Fall fruits and warm cinnamon combine in this classic but lighter version of apple cranberry cobbler. Be ready to swoon.
The Backstory: This fruit-filled cobbler is a perfect dessert for the High Holidays, Thanksgiving, Chanuk[…]-READ-MORE>
Banana walnut bread is delicious for breakfast, snacking or wrapped up with a festive ribbon as holiday gift for friends.
The Backstory: Who doesn’t love a little something sweet now and then? I sure do! And why not? All of us[…]-READ-MORE>
Giant popovers deliver a true wow factor to a holiday table. They’re huge golden rolls that are flaky, light, and with a perfect touch of chewiness.
The Backstory: I can find no trace to Jewish tradition for the giant popover,[…]-READ-MORE>
Tender chicken, dried apricots, and a tangy sweet glaze bake to perfection to make holiday apricot chicken a sweet and savory showstopper dish.
The Backstory: What would any holiday or Shabbat dinner be without a roasted chick[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Recently I visited my cousin Clare’s home. She was very pleased to give me some of her recipes. She told me that she makes this soup often. The recipe is simple. I have wanted a potato soup recipe for a very lo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I am always looking for what I call my diet foods. Veggies are always a good source for weight loss and this traditional French dish can be used both ways. When I top it off with a sprinkle of grated mozzarella o[…]-READ-MORE>
This is the old-fashioned good stuff, made by a real Bubby.
The Backstory: Recently, I chatted with my Canadian cousin, Rhonda. After discussing family happenings, I asked her if she had any recipes to share with me. And, di[…]-READ-MORE>