Jennifer Stempel

Jennifer Stempel is a TV development executive, who lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son. When she's not developing new TV shows, she enjoys teaching cooking classes, and blogs about her experiments in the kitchen. To read more about her culinary adventures, check out: www.TheCubanReuben.com.


Articles by Jennifer Stempel

Tres Leches Cake Recipe for Shavuot

A traditional Cuban cake made with three kinds of milk.

How to Make Knishes, Cuban-Style

This variant of the classic deli staple pays homage to both its Jewish lineage and the flavors of Latin America.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

As someone who runs her life a million miles per minute, but still values the fruits of a home-cooked meal, ...

Mini Almond and Grape Crostatas Recipe: A Cuban Rosh Hashanah Tradition

Apples and honey around the High Holidays is certainly not the only way to ensure a sweet new year. Cuban ...

Mango Mojitos for a Refreshing Summer Shabbat

Mojitos are a refreshing, classic Cuban cocktail made with rum, sugar and muddled (or crushed) mint leaves. And while this version is most ...

Sheet Pan Chimichurri Cod with Potatoes and Squash Recipe

I come from a family of hunters and gatherers, and the younger generations are no exception. My grandfather owned and ...

Pull-Apart Challah Stuffed with Cheese and Guava Recipe

A little taste of Cuba infuses this classic Sabbath bread.

Cuban Chickpea Stew Recipe

Beans are a staple food on many Cuban dinner tables: they are inexpensive, can feed an army and are easily adaptable ...

Rocky Road Hamantaschen Recipe

If I had to choose only 5 foods to have for the rest of my life, ice cream would be ...

Cuban-Style Arroz Con Pollo Recipe

Much as every culture showcases their individual form of the dumpling (um, matzh balls) arroz con pollo, or chicken and ...