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

Kosher Barbecue in the News

Tisha B’Av is over. The nine days have passed. Welcome back, meat!Now’s is a good time to talk about how ...

Peach and Arugula Pizza

When summer peaches arrive at my local farmer’s market I am just overjoyed. I love slicing them up for an ...

Zucchini Noodles Two Ways

You won't miss the carbs in this easy weeknight dish with corn, tomatoes and fresh ricotta.

Dairy Made Easy: Pomegranate Apple Salad with Parmesan Dressing

I really love salads, especially this time of year. It’s hot, produce is in abundance and it’s a lot easier ...

Dairy Made Easy: Hasselback Baguette

We are currently in the midst of “The Three Weeks,” a time of grieving for Jews in remembrance of the ...

Beyond Gefilte Fish

When Americans talk about “Jewish” food, people think about Eastern European (Ashkenazi) classics like gefilte fish, matzo ball soup and ...

Tri-Color Melon Salad with Mint Syrup

Summer is the time for lightening up and taking advantage of all the fresh fruits and vegetables…but that doesn’t mean ...

Fun, Fabulous Eats in Tel Aviv

I am back from Israel after three wonderful, sometimes challenging weeks. And while I am not missing the sirens the ...

Bloody Mary Gazpacho

This could soup is a perfect starter for any summer meal, served in martini glasses and garnished just like the beloved brunch cocktail.

Summer Pesto and Gruyere Stuffed Challah

There are few things better than a freshly baked challah. But sometimes even perfection needs a little shake-up.