Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: Oh yes, you know this one: this is the retro sweet potato casserole that Bubbie or Grandma or some fabulous aunt of yours made every single Thanksgiving or Chanukah that had Maraschino cherries and pineapple rings […]-READ-MORE>
Our recipe for old-fashioned baked apples is bursting with tender dried fruits, honey and cinnamon goodness. Is your mouth watering?
The Backstory: What can be more appealing to children (or adults?) when they come home from s[…]-READ-MORE>
Buttery twist rolls turn out soft, slightly chewy, and delicious every time. They work for every meal and look beautiful on a Shabbat or holiday table.
The Backstory: This little bit of a heavenly recipe for buttery twist roll[…]-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>
The Backstory: When I see the word “carrots” I am reminded of my childhood. I grew up in a home where my mom served veggies out of cans. This was the norm. Also mom, (sorry about “ragging” on you ) but let’s face it. We had car[…]-READ-MORE>
Classic twice-baked cookies dressed up with candied fruit. Jewish biscotti?
The Backstory: There are so many variation of these cookies. Everyone who has ever baked Mandel Bread, will tell you that theirs is the best. And […]-READ-MORE>
Nutty, buttery, and truly addicting, our cinnamon almond brittle is crunchy, sweet, and packed with nuts and cinnamon. You won’t be able to stop nibbling!
The Backstory: Recently my friend Lorraine gave me a recipe for Torrone[…]-READ-MORE>
Baked brie in puff pastry combine with tangy apricot preserves in this decadent (and spectacular) appetizer your guests will devour!
The Backstory: This recipe has absolutely no tie whatsoever to any Jewish folklore, story, or[…]-READ-MORE>
Our perfect cranberry sauce is sweet, tart, and the easiest side you’ll make for Thanksgiving, Make ahead and store in the fridge for up to 3 days.
The Backstory: What really needs to be said about everyone’s favorite Thanksgi[…]-READ-MORE>
If you love peanut butter and chocolate than these chocolate chip peanut butter bars are your nirvana. Gooey, rich, and easy to make. Get ready to swoon.
The Backstory: My son Morgan decided today to give Mom a run for her mon[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Every Passover, I go in search of delicious, flavorful desserts that won’t disappoint or fall flat (no pun intended) due to their lack of flour and leavening agents, and every year, I find myself digging out my sam[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Chicken is chicken. It seems as though there must be zillions of recipes out there. Baked, fried, boiled, braised etc. Get the picture? Practically every culture has their favorites. More of the Backstory after[…]-READ-MORE>