Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crunch Topping

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and like every other holiday we've celebrated this year, 2020 Thanksgiving will be very different from what we are accustomed. This is the first year I will be home in Israel since making aliyah four years … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2020 ~ Aka Covid Year)

You guys. You don't need me to tell you this, but 2020 / 5780 has been such a challenging year. Remember back before Pesach, when everyone was like "Oh, it's so sad to be alone for seder, but by Rosh Hashana, we'll all be together … [Read more...]

My Rosh Hashana Menu Plan (2019)

In better late than never news, I have finally made my menu plan for Rosh Hashana. I've even started cooking. Okay, fine. I've only made one thing – double batch of honey cookies. But dessert is a priority, right?  Of course, I used … [Read more...]

Last Chance for HOT Rosh Hashanah Deals At KosherWineDOTcom!

Update 9/24: Today is the last day to order from Florida and the Upper Midwest to get guaranteed delivery for Rosh Hashana! Tomorrow (9/25) is the last day for the East Coast. So go order your wine now! Do you need some wine for your Rosh … [Read more...]

Get the FREE Rosh Hashana Menu Planner Printable

Rosh Hashana will be here before we know it! I want to help you save time, money and a bit of your sanity by getting a jumpstart on your menu planning. Download my FREE Rosh Hashana menu planner by filling in your name and email on the form … [Read more...]

Shabbat Cinnamon Rolls (from Challah Dough)

Last week, I shared this picture on Instagram of my nine year-old helping me to make our favorite Shabbat treat: Cinnamon Rolls! I was asked if I would share the recipe, so thought I'd do so over here on the blog – in case any of you are … [Read more...]

Potato & Scallion Latkes (Great Healthy Recipe for Chanukah) + GIVEAWAY of The Healthy Jewish Kitchen Cookbook

Looking for a healthier (but still delicious!) alternative to fried latkes for Chanukah? These scrumptious Potato & Scallion Latkes by chef Paula Shoyer are baked not fried -- and definitely fit the bill. You may remember Paula from our … [Read more...]

Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah... Or with two Ks... Or H.... Or however you spell it! May you have a holiday filled with light and love! If you're still looking for Chanukah gifts, today's posts are a good place to start! And here are my fav Chanukah … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Tart Tatin (Great Thanksgiving Recipe) + GIVEAWAY of The Healthy Jewish Kitchen Cookbook

Looking for a special recipe for your Thanksgiving table? This stunning Sweet Potato Tart Tartin by chef Paula Shoyer definitely fits the bill. Best selling author of The Healthy Kosher Baker and the new Healthy Jewish Kitchen, Paula Shoyer is a … [Read more...]

Apologies, To Do Lists + Tears of Joy

Yesterday, my middle boy was called up to the Torah for the first time. What a moment! I was definitely welling up with tears of joy... and pride... and relief... and awe. My to do list for the past two weeks has been pages-long each day, but … [Read more...]