Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
Braised short ribs are tender, savory, hearty, and the meat just falls off the bone. A perfect Shabbat or holiday meal.
The Backstory: Braised short ribs sound much more complicated to cook than they really are and truth be to[…]-READ-MORE>
Chocolate fondue just screams romance, fun, or party time! It’s easy to make and so much fun to eat. Dip fruit, pound cake, marshmallows, or even macaroons!
The Backstory: Chocolate fondue is one of the fanciest yet easiest de[…]-READ-MORE>
Couscous with spinach, onions and tomatoes is simply fresh and flavorful. This is a perfect side, light lunch (add protein!) and go-to all year round.
…The Backstory continues: This delicious dish is flavorful, satisfying an[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: It seems that whenever I have leftover chicken, I have to search my brain for what to do with it. I could freeze it, but I know that I will probably forget about it, and end up dumping it when I clean out the fre[…]-READ-MORE>
Our Rosh Hashanah honey cake is sweet and moist with a touch of whiskey for incredible depth of flavor. This is the perfect ending to your holiday meal.
The Backstory: Sponge cake usually surpasses honey cake in popularity as […]-READ-MORE>
This deliciously moist lemon almond sponge cake is perfect for Passover or anytime you want a light, flavorful ending to a delicious meal.
The Backstory: In my opinion, sponge cake has taken a bad rap. I’m not sure if it’s jus[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet and scrumptious make this buttery cookie a fantastic treat.
The Backstory: First, two disclaimers: don’t be discouraged because this recipe states that the prep time is 2 hours and 10 minutes: the dough has to chill for […]-READ-MORE>
Chocolate and fruit are a marriage made in heaven.
The Backstory: Chocolate-covered strawberries are one of the easiest, most elegant, and definitely one of the most romantic desserts, hands down. They also take just minutes t[…]-READ-MORE>
Bottled salad dressing flavors and tenderizes our marinated chicken for a foolfproof, go-to recipe that never fails. Perfect for company or Shabbat.
The Backstory: When I moved from an apartment to my own house, I cannot expla[…]-READ-MORE>
Inspired by my favorite German baker, our Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies are buttery, nutty, and filled with a sweet berry center that will brighten up a holiday buffet table or any dessert tray. Gorgeous as a holiday gift!
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>
Kosher chili con carne is a zesty, hearty, one-pot meal that’s perfect for weeknights, the big game, or fall and wintry get togethers.
The Backstory: Okay, I know what you are thinking, what is a Mexican dish like Kosher chili[…]-READ-MORE>