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 […]
May 10, 2013


This Mother’s Day, I am celebrating my kids. Note to Shoyer children: do not buy me flowers, gifts or chocolate. No need to schlepp up breakfast […]