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Judy Zeidler

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Potluck gold: A family steps up to the plate for mother’s day

Mother’s Day is the traditional celebration honoring all the mothers in the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of ...
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Passover Orange Sponge Cake. Photos by Dan Kacvinski. Food preparation and styling by Judy Zeidler

Ancient story, modern meal: Traditional Passover seder gets an update

We began receiving e-mails and telephone calls in early January from family members and friends asking to be included in one of our annual Passover ...
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Prepare a Purim meal worthy of Queen Esther

What makes the holiday of Purim so special for our family is more than the heroic story of Queen Esther. These days, our celebration wouldn’t be ...
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Old fashioned jam cookies

Confections with fruits and nuts for a sweet Tu b’Shevat

It is the custom to eat fresh or dried fruit for Tu b’Shevat, an ancient agricultural holiday that is often called New Year of the Trees. ...
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Make your Chanukah party one for the ages with a menu for everyone

Chanukah is not just for children, but usually they have most of the fun. They open presents, light candles during the eight days of the holiday ...
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