Chicken Fricassee Recipe: A Classic Jewish Favorite

Some experts say that food isn’t love, but I disagree. The glorious memories I have of my mother’s chicken fricassee have everything to do with love. This dish of hers was beyond delicious, it showed she cared. We were brought up to believe that the wings were the best, most precious part of the chicken and here was this wonderful meal, basically all chicken wings. It couldn’t get better than that.

Posted on January 19, 2017

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11 Recipes to Celebrate National Horseradish Month

Ever since I was a little girl I have had a love affair with horseradish. During my grandmother’s Passover seder, she would serve that jarred gefilte fish that looked vaguely like a wet ball of dryer lint. No chance I was touching that plate of crazy. Instead, I went right for the spicy white horseradish, digging in with a small fork, while everyone else politely tried to nibble on my grandma’s plated fish. And since then I have loved anything with a horseradish tang.

Posted on July 11, 2016

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Perfect Passover Snack: Medjool Date Energy Bars

Get creative this Passover with some vegan, gluten-free and kosher-for-Passover fruit and nut bars! Dense and chewy, they’re similar to Lara bars. They’re packed with dates, which are full of natural sugar and potassium. The combination of nuts, dried fruit and coconut will be sure to keep your “hanger” at bay. If you’re like me, snacks like these come in handy as a mid-morning snack–breakfast only gets you so far.

Posted on April 25, 2016

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What to Do with All That Leftover Horseradish From the Seder

The Seder is over. You’ve cried bitter tears over being enslaved in Egypt or more likely, cried bitter tears when grating and eating extra sharp horseradish. Now that you’ve gone to all that trouble, what does one actually do with the leftover horseradish? Admit it – most of the time it gets tossed. If you do have leftovers, then you might as well get some “double duty” out of your hard work and find some delicious ways to re-purpose.  

Posted on April 24, 2016

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