Celebrating Modern Jewish Living Through Food, Tradition, and Family
The Backstory: At many a Shabbat or Yom Tov table is a dish that often sits in the shadow of a main course, soup or Challah. Perhaps Kugel is often underappreciated because the Jewish staple is just that – a staple. More of the[…]-READ-MORE>
Raspberry sour cream mold is a sweet and tart retro dessert that still in style and as delicious as ever.
Backstory: I don’t know how this recipe came to be. I just know that this mold was always on the table for as far back a[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: Another one of those classic buffet and party salads, comes the sweet and crunchy Carrot and Raisin Salad. Why didn’t I appreciate this masterpiece all those years ago when it showed up at nearly every family bris[…]-READ-MORE>
Sweet carrots, almonds, nutmeg and vanilla create autumn-inspired carrot latkes that are just too good be true!
The Backstory: I don’t know where I got this Carrot Latke recipe. All I know is that any kind of latkes has to be […]-READ-MORE>
Nothing sour about this sweet treat!
The Backstory: No occasion is too small for Sour Cream Coffee Cake and, if that isn’t a mouthful, Nosher has thrown some apples into the mix. Also known as Jewish Coffee Cake or Ashkenazi […]-READ-MORE>
Crumbly, cinnamon, and coffee–the perfect trio!
The Backstory: My Aunt Alice was one of those fabulous characters who always seemed to be floating into a room on a cloud of color, perfume and fashionable clothing. She wore pe[…]-READ-MORE>
The Backstory: When I think of borscht, I immediately picture my grandfather slurping up spoonfuls of this deep magenta soup, oblivious to the sounds of his own enjoyment, and smacking his lips with a satisfied “aahh” every few s[…]-READ-MORE>
Baked Potatoes with Kosher Bac’n pieces is comfort food at its best and this creamy, savory, recipe can be made in 10 minutes or less!
The Backstory: Baked potatoes have been a staple in my home for decades. I also come from[…]-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>
What’s a picnic without classic macaroni salad? Our version is delicious, easy to make and is the perfect balance of creamy and zesty.
The Backstory: : What would a picnic or deli sandwich be without a scoop of…macaroni sal[…]-READ-MORE>
Traditional potato latkes are golden, crispy, and truly delicious, This recipe is foolproof and makes perfect latkes every time!
The Backstory: What would Hanukkah be without a heaping platter of traditional potato latkes? I, […]-READ-MORE>
Tomato herring salad is an oldie but a goodie–a creamy dressing with savory seasoning and fresh herbs make this dish fresh, modern, and worth a second look.
The Backstory: How well I remember the oval can of Tomato Herring my […]-READ-MORE>