Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Creamy potatoes layered over zesty beef in a savory tomato sauce make Mom’s Shepherd’s Pie comfort food the whole family will enjoy.
The Backstory: Shepherd Pie, is one of my mom’s Summer Specials. That is the only time she […]-READ-MORE>
Walk down memory lane with this creamy, rich, diner-style classic pudding.
The Backstory: I distinctly remember walking into the Caravelle Diner in Brooklyn, not too far from my dad’s bagel bakery and coming face to face with […]-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>
Tender and slightly chewy, these easy kasha kreplach are just perfect for soups or for serving as an appetizer with a tangy dip.
The Backstory: I have to admit that I’ve never had kasha kreplach in my entire life (bad Jew, I k[…]-READ-MORE>
Linzer Torte is a showstopper of a dessert for good reason. It’s buttery, full of raspberries, melts in your mouth, and is tart and sweet at the same time.
The Backstory: This beautiful Austrian dessert, Linzer Torte, has been[…]-READ-MORE>
These are not your bubbie’s prunes–they are sweeter and absolutely delicious!
The Backstory: I have a clear and fond memory of my grandparents at their kitchen table in Brooklyn, and my grandmother serving stewed fruit to my […]-READ-MORE>
Nutty cream cheese balls are a decadent, make-ahead party app that’s creamy, crunchy, and perfect every time.
Backstory: This fast and easy recipe is another one that I borrowed from a friend. If any of my friends are reading […]-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>
Our mini cheesecake cupcakes are pure heaven on a plate. These little beauties are four-bites of creamy, rich decadence that won’t make you feel (too) guilty and will wow your guest with their gorgeous presentation.
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>
Mini sweet and sour meatballs are tangy, delicious, and perfect for parties, game night, or holiday get-togethers. The sauce is truly addicting.
The Backstory: This recipe is by far, one of the most special of all the recipes […]-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>