Decades of Southern Cooking Leave Mark on Ashkenazi Cuisine

Brandied peaches, blackberry wine, okra pickles and spiced sugared pecans show strong influence generations living in south had on Ashkenazi family.

The old recipe box of the Marcus family, originally from South Carolina, includes Jewish classics such as Grandpa’s Corned Beef and Charlotte’s Gefilte Fish, but it’s the addition of many Southern recipes that makes this collection truly interesting.