Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Sukkot is the holiday where we celebrate the fall harvest and give thanks for the fruit and vegetables that sustained the Jewish people when they lived in huts (Sukkahs) during their 40-year journey after fleeing Egypt. Stuffed fo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I will eat potatoes in any way that they are prepared. Potatoes were a staple at every dinner my mother made. My dad was a meat and potatoes guy. The meal was almost always the same: mashed potatoes made with P[…]-READ-MORE>
Microwave salmon is a quick and easy recipe that lets you prepare a proper meal in minutes without sacrificing flavor.
The Backstory: Believe it or not, microwave cooking can sometimes be as good as doing it the old-fashioned […]-READ-MORE>
Chicken a la King is a creamy and classic one pot meal that’s easy to make and perfect for weeknight dinners.
The Backstory: This recipe came to me from my friend, Dini. She got this from her friend Faye. I just love it wh[…]-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>
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>
Stuffed artichokes are a savory, filling, and elegant side dish and perfect for the vegetarian foodies at your table.
The Backstory: I’ve only eaten artichokes a few times. A variation of recipes have been in my files for deca[…]-READ-MORE>
Healthy, colorful and full of fresh flavors, our Mediterranean Salad is perfect for lunch or a light dinner.This dish is packed with heart-healthy goodness.
The Backstory: This delicious and colorful salad is packed with zesty[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet, crunchy, and soft on the inside, these easy corn fritters will be the appetizer hit of your next cocktail party or holiday celebration.
The Backstory: Corn fritters are an easy side dish or appetizer to prepare and they[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Lets face it: diet foods are something that we ladies are always checking out. Dieting, eating well, looking slim, and trying to look good are always on our mind, whether we’re looking at clothes, workout gear or f[…]-READ-MORE>
Low-fat rice pudding is sweet and creamy with notes of vanilla and cinnamon. This yummy classic cooks in 20 minutes and tastes just like the original.
The Backstory: This recipe is one of those that happened by accident. I was[…]-READ-MORE>
Our mouth-watering peanut butter squares are smooth, rich, and creamy–these are the ultimate peanut butter and chocolate treat!
The Backstory: If you’re a fan of the classic chocolate-peanut butter combo, (and let’s face it, […]-READ-MORE>