MeatLoaf – The Quintessential Comfort Food

Meatloaf is the ultimate comfort food. Inexpensive and easy to make,  a well seasoned meatloaf with that sweet-savory glaze, is one of my family’s favorite dinners. The leftovers also make great sandwiches, which is why, when I do make it, … Continue reading

Salmon Citrine

grilled salmon citrine

My cooking has been recently influenced by the flavors of the Jerusalem Cookbook.  I came upon a fan page of the book on Facebook called Tasting Jerusalem last year and new and exciting tastes have been sneaking into my cooking. I … Continue reading

Braised Beef Brisket


Every year I have the pleasure along with my cousin of making the brisket for our family seder. Now this is no ordinary seder, because it includes the extended family and usually has around 90 people attending.  For those of … Continue reading

Passover Brunch Mushroom Brei

Brei, the Yiddish word for fried matzo, is a traditional Passover breakfast dish that, with the addition of wild mushrooms and caramelized onions transforms into the savory brunch dish, Mushroom Brei. It can easily become a dinner side dish, a … Continue reading

Moroccan Spice House Cornish Hens

The 2 spice blends in this recipe are combined to imitate a popular Moroccan spice blend called Ras el Hanout which translates from the Arabic as top of the shop. That means top shelf. This is another favorite Passover recipe … Continue reading

Stuffed Matzo, French Toast Style

I was so busy coming up with fancy recipes for Passover that I forgot to post our all-time favorite Passover breakfast, stuffed matzo, which I made this morning. The recipe, and I use that term loosely, is based on something … Continue reading

Passover Sweet and Sour Meatballs

The whole family loves my Sweet and Sour Meatballs and they are so simple to make, it is almost embarrassing. Since there is usually brisket at the sedar, which is everyone’s beef quota for the week, I make these little … Continue reading