Shannon Sarna

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

Momofuku Chef David Chang Loves This Iraqi Shabbat Chicken

The popular chef recently featured Iraqi t'beet on his podcast.

The Nosher Is Hiring!

The Nosher is currently hiring for two positions: an Audience Engagement Associate who will work with our multiple social channels ...

Easy Pizza Hamantaschen Recipe

Just three ingredients to cheesy hamantaschen goodness!

Join The Nosher’s Poppy Seed Purim Cooking Class

Join The Nosher for an evening with Israeli chef and food writer Vered Guttman on Monday, March 7th at 7:30 ...

Falafel Crusted Bloomin’ Onion Recipe

Even if you’ve never been to an Outback Steakhouse (confession: I have not), you know what a bloomin’ onion is, ...

Join The Nosher for an Epic Jewish Mustard Event

Calling all mustard lovers! On Tuesday, February 22nd at 12:00 pm ET, we are hosting a conversation with Barry Levenson, ...

Trader Joe’s New Vegan Product Is Perfect For Cooking Like An Israeli

Get ready to stock up on this vegan-friendly sweetener.

Transform Your Challah Dough Into the Best Soft Pretzels Ever

Challah dough is incredibly versatile. You can make the perfect loaf for Shabbat dinner and then transform the leftovers into ...

5 Jewish Food Trends to Look Out For This Year

Our food predictions for 2022 include herring sandwiches, potato milk and kosher bacon too.

Everyone Was Searching For This Jewish Recipe in 2021

This iconic Jewish cookie was trending this year.