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Butternut squash rice stuffed chicken capons with a sweet and tangy apple butter sauce. On a white plate with gold cutlery.

Butternut Squash Rice Stuffed Chicken Capons

Butternut squash rice stuffed chicken capons are the first real food I’ve added to the blog in a while. I only heard of capons when I moved to the east coast. It wasn’t really a thing back home in Chicago. In Israel, they were pergiyot. Something deliciously moist you could order at a fast food […]

sheet pan with two spoons and a glass with two scoops of ice cream and caramel popcorn.

Rosh Hashana Caramel Popcorn Sundae

I used to hate autumn as a kid. Obviously, because that meant school was here. I came to the realization last year that I actually adore autumn, with it’s crisp fresh air and warm spicy flavors. The Rosh Hashana caramel popcorn sundae recipe that your about to dive into, is the perfect end to summertime […]

Dish with two peach halves and a scoop of ice cream with a sprig of thyme.

Maple and Thyme Roasted Peaches

What’s with the combination of Maple  and Thyme Roasted Peaches? The funny thing about certain flavors, is that they transport you to a specific time or season. Maple makes me think of autumn and the smells of thyme transports me to the pot roast days. That’s what I LOVE about mixing up flavors of different […]

Spiralized hot dog in a bun topped with sauerkraut, grainy mustard, and everything bagel spice on a piece of newspaper.

Grilled spiralized deli style hot dogs

  What the what?! Grilled spiralized deli style hot dogs is quite a mouthful. Get this, so is the actual hot dog. Sooo the history between the classic hot dog and myself is quite long…and frequent. They were basically my most favorite food until I grew up. (or until the calendar said  I did…) I […]

A bowl of This light spring minestrone soup on a plate with bread, water glass, and salt dish in the background.

Light Spring Minestrone Soup

  Happy Memorial Day weekend! If you’r living on the east coast you know we’ve already had our fair share of springtime showers. This weekend is no exception. On these days, I feel like having a cozy meal, but I still want to embrace spring! That’s where this light spring minestrone soup enters. So instead of […]

A bowl of coffee beans with some spilled out

Cold Brew Iced Coffee Basics

  I guess you could say it all started in the spring two years ago. That’s where the journey to this cold brew iced coffee basics began! We were in Chicago for Shavuos, hanging out at my friend Aliza’s house for a kiddush. She had a whole spread of cakes, and cookies. Most importantly, she […]

container with newspaper filled with macaroni cheese & ketchup balls

Macaroni Cheese & Ketchup Balls

  Okay let’s stop for a second. Macaroni cheese & ketchup balls? What. even. is. that. Also, like why? Well……see it’s a staple meal over here. Right, right, I know you all think i only cook gourmet meals and stuff. Spoiler alert. I do not. Especially when i’m starving! It’s the quickest to whip together […]

Strawberry Rhubarb crumble bars on a piece of parchment paper with fresh strawberries and mint

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars

  Is there a happier moment then seeing the trees start to blossom and turn green? For me it ties with the spring and summer fruit and vegetables that slowly trickle in and fill up my grocery’s produce section. This strawberry rhubarb crumble bars recipe is perfect for celebrating Spring! It puts the spotlight on […]

Sliced bread next to cast iron pan

No Knead Bread ( Plus croutons!)

  No knead bread has been all the rage for some time now. It’s a really hands-off method to making beautiful bread at home. All you need, is a little time. ( anywhere from 15-21 hours total to be exact) I started making it months ago, for Friday night dinner. Turns out, we all loved […]

Oreo Rice Krispies Treats

  Hi all. I hope your finding some peace and quiet between all the Purim and Pesach prep.  Whatever it may be that gives you a moment to drink it all in and enjoy the moments, minus stress. I found it today,  dropping off my daughter at school. The rain was dancing on the roof […]