Move over cupcake, there’s a new trendy dessert in town and her name is the donut. Don’t get me wrong – I like a good cupcake just like the next sweets-loving gal. But I have been particularly excited to watch as the cupcake has been de-throned while the donut has taken over as the next ‘it’ dessert.
Does your family rave about your cheesecake every time you make it? Do you have an amazing family recipe you love sharing? Do you drench your cheesecake in caramel sauce and whipped cream and all kinds of other crazy delicious toppings?
The hamburger, and definitely the cheeseburger, is arguably the most iconic American food. You would be hard pressed to find a person who doesn’t love a good burger. But can the cheese-less kosher burger compare? In New York recently, gourmet kosher burgers have been all the rage. Three upscale kosher burger joints have opened in the past few years alone to much enthusiasm and even some decent reviews: Amsterdam Burger, Gotham Burger, and most recently Boeuf & Bun.
This cake is inspired by the uber-popular Israeli sweet lemonade that’s always punched up with fresh mint called limonana.
Ah, Manischewitz. We all love to poke fun at the super sweet kosher wine, and yet I think we all secretly love it, Jews and non-Jews alike.
I love when someone I know inspires a new challah creation in my kitchen, and that’s exactly how this marbled rye challah came to be: inspired by a friend and colleague.
It’s about this time during the week of Passover – right in the middle of Hol Hamoed, the intermediate days – that all I want to do is shove an enormous pastry or bagel in my mouth. I know Passover isn’t all about the food, but as a baker, I am seriously missing my sweets and carbs.
When I started eating a mainly Paleo diet I immediately began to think about how to convert some favorite recipes into Paleo recipes. It soon became clear that my now favorite recipes are also perfect for Passover.
This plant based version of chopped liver dip makes a lovely addition to your holiday meal. Mushrooms and walnuts give this dip a unique flavor that everyone will enjoy.
I am not particularly a traditionalist where Passover food is concerned and yet there is something about coconut macaroons for me. I absolutely must make macaroons when Passover arrives.