Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
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>
Grandma’s corn muffins are sweet, golden, and crumbly and just about everything you want a corn muffin to be. Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.
The Backstory: I love, love, love freshly-baked corn muffins. That is, I lov[…]-READ-MORE>
Banana crepes with dark chocolate are the dessert to make when you want to impress–and our version is low in calories and fat!
The Backstory: Every now and then I love to go all out and whip up a wow dish that’s a real showst[…]-READ-MORE>
Kosher Bruschetta has all the gooey, cheesy, flavorful zing of Italian Bruschetta, and this recipe can be made in ten minutes or less!
The Backstory: Even though we may think of Kosher Bruschetta as a misnomer, after all, Brus[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Growing up in South Africa, applesauce was never a regular feature at the holiday table. Since coming to the States, though, I’ve been introduced to this yummy accompaniment, which is a great addition to most Sha[…]-READ-MORE>
It might not be Jewish food, but who doesn’t love this classic dish?
The Backstory: One of the first things I learned to cook after I was married was tomato sauce. I had never cooked Italian food so I had to get detailed infor[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: I vividly remember my mother preparing Borscht. But instead of serving this as a soup, she served it to my dad in a glass. My mom did not make this from scratch. She usually had a cold bottle of store-brought b[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet and slightly chewy, Mom’s cheese blintzes are so delicious, you’ll never be able to stop at just one. Perfect for your next family brunch!
The Backstory: The history behind Mom’s cheese blintzes–or any cheese blintz, fo[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Stuffed peppers is one of those dishes that can be served in a variety of settings. Serve it for lunch or dinner with crusty bread (to mop up the delicious sauce). Stuffed Peppers also looks beautiful on a buffet t[…]-READ-MORE>
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>
A crispy potato layer tops flaky white fish in this delicious dinner entree.
The Backstory: The first time I saw this recipe I knew I had to make it. It was everything I enjoyed eating. It’s fried and made with fish and po[…]-READ-MORE>
Exactly what mandel bread should be: crisp, sweet, and golden brown.
The Backstory: I met Lorraine about a year ago. She was a fill in at a Mah Jongg game. When you play Mah Jongg (or any game) with the same group of girls[…]-READ-MORE>