Eastern European

Eastern European, Snacks

Schmaltz

My first memory of Schmaltz is of Annie Mae stirring the fat and skin on top of the stove and then pouring it into a jar to keep for my Great Uncle Bob.He came for dinner every Friday night and exclaimed:” Gloria, bring me some Schmaltz.”. I would scamper off […]

Chicken Soup
Eastern European, Holidays, Soup

Chicken Soup

There is probably no recipe more iconic than Chicken Soup aka Jewish penicillin. Every family in every culture has their own special formula. My Chicken Soup is the same one that was made in my Great Grandmother’s home, my Grandmother’s home,  in my home as a child and now in […]