Thursday, April 8, 2021

Recipes Remembered: Chocolate Thinsies

Recipes Remembered: Chocolate Thinsies
This recipe for deeply chocolatey brownie thins jumped off the pages of Recipes Remembered; A Celebration of Survival as I spent a full weekend absorbing the remarkable stories in a book I revisit each year around Holocaust Remembrance Day. In June Feiss Hersh's powerful collection of individual survivors'...


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Apple Compote Parfaits Lighten up Dessert

Apple Compote Parfaits Lighten up Dessert
I'm all for Jewish food traditions and Rosh HaShanah is loaded with them. The sweetest of them all is pairing apples with honey as we wish our friends and family a sweet new year. While I wouldn't think of setting my table without this symbolic duo, I love the challenge of re-thinking ways to express this tra...


Monday, September 9, 2019

Chewy Tahini Brownies & the Joy of Sababa Cookbook

Chewy Tahini Brownies & the Joy of Sababa Cookbook
Adeena Sussman's latest cookbook, Sababa Fresh Sunny Flavors from my Israeli Kitchen, joyfully crosses many borders,  much like those who live and eat in her adopted land. With great gusto, she shares recipes and stories rooted in family, season, friendship and place. ♥Want to add something unexpected t...


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Happy Birthday Trees & Chocolate Tart

Happy Birthday Trees & Chocolate Tart
We're jazzed to sweeten our favorite holiday around preparing local ingredients and seasonal fruits. Tu b'Shvat, this locavore's favorite winter holiday, is coming right up and we're turning to the Bible's set list of ingredients as a guideline for what to eat. Start planning your feast's dessert by whipp...


Monday, August 27, 2018

4 Ingredient Truffles & Rosh HaShanah Seder

4 Ingredient Truffles & Rosh HaShanah Seder
Nope! I don't have my holidays mixed up. And, Yes! Seders are conducted in celebration of Rosh HaShanah. Read on to learn about Sara Gardner's vision to gather Rosh HaShanah recipes from her adopted Jewish community in Madrid. The Reform Jewish Community of Madrid is a gathering place for residents from a...


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

No-Bake Dessert Solution for August: Peach & Basil Granita

No-Bake Dessert Solution for August: Peach & Basil Granita
We've got a perfect solution to that "What should I serve for dessert" question when it's so hot that you probably could fry an egg on your back porch. We love August but really, why add heat to the kitchen unless you've over-purchased at your farmers' market? Instead, imagine this icy, dairy free, vegan g...


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Chocolate Glazed Hamantaschen Inspired by Southern Citrus

Chocolate Glazed Hamantaschen Inspired by Southern Citrus

Hamantaschen, the three sided Purim cookies that have undergone playful re-makes in the last few years, are ripe for your personal imprint.

Innovators and home baking creatives seek new ways to improve the cookie dough (better texture, more pronounced flavor, rainbow stripes!) and bring new life to...



Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Seasonal Snippet: Grapefruit & Why You Should Eat Them Right Now

Seasonal Snippet: Grapefruit & Why You Should Eat Them Right Now

Katy Morris Mounds of tart, tangy, juicy grapefruits have made their way north and are brightening up our dishes from breakfast through dessert. Here’s the rundown of why you should be loading up on these citrus delights and how to get your hands on the best pucker-y ones, just in time for National Grape...



Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Matzolah Granola for Passover? You Bet!

Matzolah Granola for Passover? You Bet!

This Passover, you can have your granola and eat it too! Gluten free, all natural, kosher granola, that is. We are thrilled that Foodman’s has expanded their kosher Matzolah line to include a tasty Cranberry-Orange Gluten Free variety just in time for what may be the most challenging Jewish holidays food...