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

Leftover Vegetable Peel Stock

A great way to use vegetable peelings to make delicious soup.

Waste-Not Croutons

A recipe to help you use bread even if it's gone a little stale.

Game Day Snacks: “Marry Me” Brisket Sliders

I know everyone is gearing up for Superbowl watching in less than a week, and so I’ve been preparing some ...

Shabbat Recipe Roundup: Dairy Edition!

I much prefer making dairy meals over meat meals, and making a dairy Shabbat dinner can be a fun change ...

Best Roast Chicken

A recipe to wow your friends and family.

Pork: The Other Medicinal Remedy?

I’m not much of a pill popper, and am typically happy to explore alternative ways to solve (minor) physical ailments. ...

Phone Off – Or Pay Up!

These days it’s not uncommon to look up during a meal at a restaurant and discover an entire table full ...

Shabbat Recipe Roundup

For some of us, this week marked the first snow, and the first legitimately cold week of the winter. In ...

Q&A with Kosher Sweet Genius Paula Shoyer

A few months ago, I had the pleasure to, quite literally, sit at the same table with Chef Paula Shoyer ...

Game Day Snacks: Chicken Wings Two Ways

It seems we are in the final month of American Football season, concluding with the SuperBowl in a few weeks. ...