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: 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>
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>
The Backstory: It was a rarity when my mom made this delicious Stuffed Breast of Veal dish. I do remember that when I first tasted the veal it was love at first bite. When I started cooking, I must admit I didn’t make it ofte[…]-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>
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>
Roasted cauliflower with lemon and garlic is insanely delicious and a perfect side dish.
The Backstory: Roasted cauliflower with lemon and garlic is just about one of the tastiest foods you could serve. Cauliflower itself is a[…]-READ-MORE>
Our mini pecan pies make it almost too easy to indulge–no need to make a whole pie to enjoy this classic dessert. These two-bite treats hit the spot!
The Backstory: I cannot wait to make this recipe. My husband is a pecan pie[…]-READ-MORE>
Bring on the quiche and hold the carbs with our delicious crustless vegetable quiche…a perfect choice for lunch, brunch, or dinner..
The Backstory: This savory crustless vegetable quiche is so delicious, you won’t even notic[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: My mom made this soup often as it is a traditional Jewish soup that is often found on deli menus and is something that her generation grew up with. Most of the time she made it with beef flanken. When mom used mu[…]-READ-MORE>
Cheesy, crumbly, and savory, Kosher cheesy stuffed mushrooms are the perfect two-bite finger foods for your next get together.
The Backstory: These savory appetizers are the perfect party starter for just about any occasion. T[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I haven’t had roast duck in years. Whenever I see this on a menu I immediately think of my mother-in-law, Marcia. Marcia wasn’t the best cook in the world. She didn’t have to be. For the first 40 years of her[…]-READ-MORE>