Bread Machine Challah

bread maker challah

I first shared this bread machine challah recipe over two years ago, when I was just starting the blog. So much has changed since December of 2010 - including the number of egg yolks in my challah recipe! You see, my original recipe called for … [Read more...]

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

oragne creamsicle smoothie

Since posting my January menu plan, a number of you have written to ask me about my breakfast smoothies. Over the next month, I will try to share some "recipes" to my favorite smoothies, for those of you that would like to start your day this way … [Read more...]

January 2013 Menu Plan

January Menu Plan

I can't believe there are just two days left in 2012! Where did the year go? It's true what Erma Bombeck said - the days are long, but the years are short! Anyway, I just hammered out my family's menu plan for January 2013. At many of your … [Read more...]

Apple Fritters for Chanukah

Apple Fritters: Delicious & Dairy Free

I love eating sufganiyot for Chanukah. But I don't always love making them. Scratch that. I like making them, but the rise time is a major bummer. So last night, when I had a hankering for something fried, but didn't want to wait a few hours … [Read more...]

Crafty Friday: How to Make Penny Napkin Ring Holders

How to make a penny napkin ring holder

I am thrilled to welcome food stylist Esther Ottensoser for this incredible guest post today on how to make penny napkin ring holders. If you love Esther's idea as much as I do, please PIN IT. My philosophy is that every celebration should include … [Read more...]

Our December Menu Plan

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It's back - by popular demand: A whole month dedicated to the ins and outs of Menu Planning. Over the course of December, I will be sharing the many ways that menu planning can help you save money -- and time. And even a little bit of your … [Read more...]

Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving

Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce for Thanksgiving via

With Thanksgiving just a week away, I am delighted to welcome this recipe guest post from the inimitable BusyinBrooklyn.   I just love cranberries. I can't wait until the bags of crimson berries start piling up in stores. One of my favorite ways to … [Read more...]

7 FREE Chic Made Simple Recipes

Want to get a "taste" of the recipes from the new cookbook, CHIC Made Simple? Go like the Feldheim Publishing page on Facebook and you will be able to download seven delectable recipes from CHIC. … [Read more...]

Clementine Glazed Chicken and Baby Arugula Salad with Balsamic-Soy Vinaigrette


It's Friday again. (How does that keep happening?!) Do you find yourself wondering what to make for dinner tonight? Are you searching for something simple yet elegant? Look no further than this delectable recipe for Clementine Glazed Chicken … [Read more...]

GIVEAWAY | CHIC Made Simple Cookbook (3 Winners) + Striped Salmon Teriyaki Recipe


This giveaway is now closed. The three winners have been notified via email. Congratulations! Are you looking for a special gift for someone who loves to cook - but doesn't love to spend all day in the kitchen? I've got the perfect idea for you: … [Read more...]