Savory French Toast Elevates Mom’s Day Classic

Photo: Sang An

Photo: Sang An

Classic French Toast doesn’t take much to prepare. And we would never knock it as a great starter recipe for young kids wanting to thrill Moms with breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day.

In fact, it never crossed our minds to stray from the basic challah soaked, cinnamon laced, eggy breakfast fave that we all love. Paired with fresh summer strawberries and local maple syrup, we were always happy (we thought) to use up thick slices of delicious challah that were on the path to becoming stale by Monday.

Until we found a completely out of the box recipe for Savory French Toast with Seared Tomatoes and Za’atar Butter in Modern Jewish Cooking; Recipes and Customs for Today’s Kitchen by Leah Koenig. Continue reading

Winner!

fig and port wine blintzes from THE NEW JEWISH TABLE

Chavie Hagler is the winner of THE NEW JEWISH TABLE cookbook!

Luckily, she checked her e-mail early on May 7 and I promptly popped her copy of the book in the mail to her with plenty of time for her to receive it before Mother’s Day.

I wonder if she is sharing it with some lucky Mama or keeping it for herself??

Her secret is safe with me….

photo of Fig and Port Wine Blintze is posted with permission from St. Martin’s Press.

 

Salad Topped Pizza in Honor of Mom

 

styling and photo by Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez

Every Mom loves salad. And kids of all ages love pizza.

I’m thinking it’s the perfect union for a simple Mother’s Day meal. Kids and Dads can have a farm to table adventure preparing this one.

Mom will admire their efforts and taste the difference.

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