The author of ‘My Fat Dad’ writes that she looked forward to the Jewish holidays because it was the only time her family had ‘real food’ in the house.
When passing along this recipe, the author’s Grandma Beauty said, ‘You know you can find your heritage in a bowl of chicken soup!’
On Shavuot, the author’s dieting dad looked forward to little packages of love — aka cheese blintzes.
In ‘My Fat Dad,’ Dawn Lerman shares the story of finding her passion for cooking wholesome food while growing up in a household ruled by fad diets.
Baking salmon in parchment paper is a simple way to add flavor to a dish without adding fat; this recipe uses white wine, fresh veggies and herbs for a light and delicious meal.
The author’s father credits this soothing soup with helping him beat cancer and with conquering his life-long battle with obesity.