Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
Roasted cauliflower with lemon and garlic is insanely delicious and a perfect side dish.
The Backstory: Roasted cauliflower with lemon and garlic is just about one of the tastiest foods you could serve. Cauliflower itself is a[…]-READ-MORE>
Gooey, cheesy, and downright delicious, artichoke chili dip is a foolproof party dish your guests will devour!
The Backstory: This delicious, cheesy, gooey appetizer comes to you from Lisa Dunne, one of the first people I met […]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Walk into any diner or Jewish deli restaurant and you will more than likely find chicken salad on the menu. However, this refreshing salad, made with avocado has been a relatively newcomer to menus. With avocad[…]-READ-MORE>
Smoked salmon and cream cheese spirals are a savory and creamy make-ahead appetizer that everyone loves–make extra because these go fast!
The Backstory: What’s a party without the smoked salmon? These delicious two-bite noshe[…]-READ-MORE>
Who doesn’t love a good cheese Danish? Now you can make them at home.
The Backstory: Oh, how my father loved a good cheese danish. The sweeter, the better. The more icing, the better. The fresher and more able to pull apart (t[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet seasonal fruit and warm spices bake until tender under a crumbly, buttery topping.
The Backstory: I was looking through all the recipes that I had accumulated over the years and came upon this recipe. I have to admit–I […]-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>
Our light vegetable soup is loaded with chunky veggies and is ideal for making in bulk, freezing in batches, and serving for lunch or anytime snack.
The Backstory: This delicious, feel-good light vegetable soup is one of my go[…]-READ-MORE>
Our vegetable lasagna is the perfect, one-pan meal for weeknights, Shabbat, or feeding a crowd. Make a second pan to freeze for later on!
The Backstory: Pasta is one of those dishes that is loved by almost everyone I know. W[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet. juicy grilled pineapple is the perfect ending to a summer meal. It stands on its own or rises to perfection with a dollop of ice cream or sorbet.
The Backstory: Grilled Pineapple is just about one of the most delectable[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I had never cooked a good, or for that matter, a standard roast beef that was edible. It was either too well done or under cooked. When it was over cooked I would tell my hubby “let’s have something light” for di[…]-READ-MORE>