Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
No matter how fancy or casual your party, the fun doesn’t start without homemade pigs in a blanket–a traditional fan favorite!
The Backstory: Let’s be honest with each other: no matter how fancy the shindig or how high-end the […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Recently I visited my cousin Clare. Among the many recipes she gave me one was for Chicken Divan. I love this woman. She is funny, smart and at times, well, don’t get her ire going. She stands maybe 5 feet tall[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: This delicious, fresh salad originated in the Middle East and has become a popular and welcome staple in many supermarkets and homes in the U.S. and around the world. When people migrated to other countries, thei[…]-READ-MORE>
You can have your cake and not feel guilty about it with our scrumptious enlightened berry cheesecake. It takes just like the real thing!
The Backstory: Cheesecake is always one of those desserts that people think they can’t h[…]-READ-MORE>
Nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar infuse these classic baked apples and the results are just delicious.
The Backstory: There’s just something about baked apples that evokes memories of childhood, grandparents, and the warm, swe[…]-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: 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>
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 Backstory: This recipe is something I concocted. I have been doing the stove top version for as long as I could remember. I also am using the same deep, heavy aluminum skillet that my grandmother gave me. It is safe to say I […]-READ-MORE>
Watch your guests devour this luscious and creamy cake–you won’t have a single slice left.
The Backstory: My girlfriend, Lorraine, swears by this cheesecake. She used to make it all the time. I have yet to sample hers, but sh[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery pastry and sweet and nutty filling make these Hungarian pastry crescents melt in your mouth.
The Backstory: These delicious little cookies are very similar to rugelach but their texture is a little more dense. Also, un[…]-READ-MORE>
Dense, rich, nutty, and chewy are just a few words to describe our finger-licking date nut squares. They’re easy-to-make and bake in less than 30 minutes.
The Backstory: My friend Dini told me these date nut square are one of […]-READ-MORE>