Shannon Sarna is the editor of The Nosher. Shannon grew up in upstate New York immersed in performance and music as well surrounded by diverse culinary experiences: Her Sicilian-American mother loved to bake, her Ashkenazi-Jewish father loved to experiment, and her grandfather was a food chemist who patented Tang among other products. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Bake from Scratch Magazine, Parade Magazine, Tablet Magazine, JTA News, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Vinepair and Modern Loss. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature and lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, daughters and rescue dogs, Otis and Babka. Her first cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels and More, was released in September 2017 by Countryman Press. To see what Shannon is cooking and eating, follow her on twitter @shasarna and on Instagram.
Articles by Shannon Sarna
Trader Joe’s Launches Their Own Brand of Matzah
Made in Israel, this new matzah will make your annual afikomen much easier.
3 Easy Hamantaschen Hacks for Purim
Hamantaschen can be a pain, but these easy recipes will make Purim more enjoyable.
Where to Get the Best Bagels in Los Angeles
Think Los Angeles is missing out on great bagels? Think again.
This Israeli Baker’s Babka Looks Like Jewelry
Chef Shimi Aaron's jewel-toned babka might be too beautiful to eat.
The 10 Most Popular Jewish Recipes of 2022
You couldn't get enough of these simple, satisfying recipes.
Shannon’s Jewish Food Gift Ideas for Hanukkah 2022
From latke blankets to luscious halva-covered nuts, these gifts are perfect for Jewish food lovers.
These Are the Easiest 2-Ingredient Hanukkah Cookies
Chocolate chip Hanukkah gelt cookies come together in 15 minutes.
Everything Bagel Latkes Recipe
There's no excuse not to eat latkes for breakfast when topped with smoked salmon and just the right seasoning.
5 Oils to Try This Hanukkah
Choose wisely for the tastiest, healthiest and most cost-efficient end product.
Your Secrets for the Best Jewish Chicken Soup
Chicken soup is one of the most iconic, comforting Jewish foods, and while everyone who makes chicken soup may say ...