Author: Naomi Ross

Pesach’s Forgotten Meal

From simple to sophisticated, here are a few Pesach-friendly and brunch-friendly recipes that will be far kinder to your belly than another matzah and cheese sandwich.

Those Were the Nights of Chanukah

Freshly fried foods, rich melty cheesy dishes and items that are best served right away are a treat to cook, but even more fun to eat!

Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe Roundup

Tired of the making the same turkey recipe every Thanksgiving? Try these delicious and creative alternatives to your typical Thanksgiving turkey. For the traditionalists out there, my no-fail turkey roast is the perfect option.

Signs, Sealed, Delivered!

For many years now, it has become a fun household “tradition” to incorporate the symbolic foods of Rosh Hashanah into my holiday menus. I like a good challenge as much as the next gal, but there are some foods that need a little “gussying up” to make them a bit more appealing to my family! […]

No Meat? No Problem!

Try these delicious pareve and dairy recipes for the nine days.   Quesadillas Yields 4 servings Quesadillas are a fun spin on your average grilled cheese and a great way of adding some extra vegetables into the meal. Serve with guacamole, salsa and sour cream on the side. Below are two variations for quesadillas, but […]

Cool It

Minted Cantaloupe Soup; Mock-Crab & Peach Salad in Radicchio Cups; Watermelon-Lime Sorbet

Our Favorite Shavuot Recipes

Easy Summertime Peach and Arugula Salad Yields 6-8 servings A little bit of dressing goes a long way! Pouring off most of the dressing and leaving only a small amount in the mixing bowl with which to coat the leaves prevents this delicate salad from getting drenched and soggy. 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2-3 teaspoons […]

Warming Foods for the Wintry Soul

During these cold months, warming, homey foods to serve up for dinner or share with friends and family are always much appreciated.

Top 25 Ideas: Summer Cooking

Know which tasty seasonal combos belong together so you can whip up something delicious fast—after all, summer won’t be here forever!

Bolder and Brighter Flavors of Pesach

Choosing other root vegetables, building in more colorful vegetables and spices, and using strong vibrant flavors have definitely given our Pesach table a facelift.

A Good Fry

Old school or new world, fried treats are the making of wonderful oil-stained holiday memories, a momentary pleasure to be enjoyed with family and friends.

Holiday Elegance on a Budget

There is no time like the holidays for pulling out all the stops. That said, with fancier food and additional guests, serving beautiful meals can be expensive. What budget-friendly menu choices are available that don’t sacrifice taste or quality?

A Tradition of Taste

When you are knee-deep in holiday cooking, taste often; lean into those meaningful dishes and the feel of replicating how they were made.

Summer Market

Whether as an accompaniment, accoutrement or the starring role, consider these recipes for your summer table.