May 28, 2014

Cheesecake Slims Down

Cheesecake is the dessert I simply cannot stop eating. I love the cold creaminess, and the combination of cream cheese and sugar brings me back to my grandma Sylvia’s dairy noodle kugel, recipe in The Holiday Kosher Baker.
April 7, 2014

A French Tart makes for a Sweet Passover

The lemon tart featured below is classic French lemon tart was one of the first desserts I learned to prepare in pastry school in Paris and […]
January 30, 2014

A Bittersweet Year

Every January I look for official year highlights in print because every top ten list suggests another book to buy for my Kindle, a new song […]
November 26, 2013

Cranberry and Raspberry Rugelach

We are in the final countdown to Thankgivikkuh and no one has enjoyed this convergence as much as I have. I still have more ideas, but […]
November 21, 2013

Pumpkin Churros

I know that Thanksgivikkuh already involves mixing traditions, but I had to go one step further. There is a recipe for classic churros in the Chanukah […]
November 20, 2013

Apple Pie Doughnuts for Thanksgivikkuh

 The Holiday Kosher Bakerfeatures apple latkes, which can serve as an appetizer, side dish, dessert or a decadent breakfast over Thanksgiving weekend. They look exactly like […]
November 19, 2013

Thanks for Thanksgivikkuh

 I had an experience years ago that taught me that you can never be thankful enough; even when you think you have thanked people enough, you […]
November 12, 2013

A New Book and a New Cookie

I am just back from a week of book events in California to promote The Holiday Kosher Baker. It has been a whirlwind so far and […]
August 28, 2013

Living a Truly Sweet Life

This is the time of year when Jewish people contemplate their lives. For my family, this season started early, when my beloved father in- law, Arthur […]