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

Unique Sufganiyot

Last week at work (well my other work), I had my first sufganiya, or traditional Hanukkah jelly doughnut, of the ...

How Super is Your Supermarket?

I love food shopping, probably even more than I enjoy clothes shopping. There’s something both exciting and relaxing about meticulously ...

Shabbat Recipe Roundup

Another week, another round of recipe ideas for your Shabbat table.Last month I had the most delicious Caesar Brussel Sprout ...

Beyond Your Bubbe’s Latkes

I love making latkes, and like most of us, I have my preferred ways of serving the latke. Last year ...

Shabbat Recipe Roundup

Thanksgiving is behind us, Hanukkah is ahead, and luckily we are still in the thick of hearty Autumn/Winter fare.Here are ...

Hanukkah Holiday Tablescapes

A few more weeks to go, and Hanukkah is almost upon us. I am sure some people might feel uncomfortable ...

Turkey Day Leftover Shabbat

How to convert the remains of Thanksgiving into delicious Shabbat meals.

Bad Year for the Bagel?

It’s been a rough year for the bagel. This summer, despite a tremendous outcry from New Yorkers, and New York ...

Shabbat Recipes of the Week

Another week, and it’s time for another round of recipe ideas for Shabbat.As my dear friend and fellow tweeter Aimee ...

Lighten Up!

Each year the holiday season brings joy, stress, and increased eating as we  get overloaded with Thanksgiving leftovers, and shlep ...