Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is the editor of The Nosher. Born to an Italian mother who loved to bake, a Jewish father who loved to experiment, and a food chemist grandfather, loving and experimenting with diverse foods is simply in her blood. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Tablet Magazine, JTA News, The Jewish Week, Joy of Kosher Magazine, Vinepair, Modern Loss, Parade Magazine and Bake from Scratch Magazine. Her first cookbook, Modern Jewish Baker: Challah Babka Bagels and More was published in 2017 by Countryman Press. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, daughters and two rescue dogs, Otis and Babka. To see what Shannon is cooking and eating, follow her on twitter @shasarna and on Instagram.


Articles by Shannon Sarna

The Chef Keeping Jewish Food Alive…with Bacon

His food is deeply rooted in tradition, with some delicious, more modern dishes.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

A sweet cookie mash-up perfect for Purim.

For the Best Challah Ever, Avoid These 7 Classic Mistakes

Read this, and then bake the most perfect challah ever.

9 Ways to Use Onion Soup Mix That Will Remind You of Your Childhood

These recipes may not be gourmet, but they are absolutely delicious.

The Ultimate Ranking of the Grossest Jewish Food

These are not for the faint of stomach.

Harissa Lamb Meatballs Recipe

A delicious way to add some spice to dinner.

7 Ways to Up Your Chicken Soup Game this Winter

Because chicken soup should be anything but boring.

Homemade Kreplach That Are Actually Worth the Work

Channel your inner bubbe and make some Jewish dumplings.

The 5 New Jewish Restaurants to Check Out This Year

There is exciting new Jewish food from coast to coast.

5 Hangover Cures Straight from Your Bubbe

Because Jewish grandmas know best.