About Arthur Schwartz

Arthur Schwartz

Arthur Schwartz is founder of the Food Maven website and former restaurant critic for New York Daily News. He was also a radio personality on WOR Radio and host of Good Day New York. Schwartz also teaches cooking classes in the NYC area and has written several award-winning cookbooks, including Jewish Home Cooking: Yiddish Recipes Revisited and The Southern Italian Table: Authentic Tasted for Traditional Kitchens. @arthurschwartz

A square of Passover apple cake on a stack of plates with a fork resting beside it and the remainder of the cake in the background.

Passover Apple Cake

This Passover classic is so memorable you may just find yourself making it all year round. Talk about a godsend.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
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A loaf of braided challah on a wire rack.


As buttery and airy as brioche but with a far weightier responsibility than its breakfast chum, challah ensures a sweet new year in Jewish tradition. We’ll break bread to that.

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  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 30
Cottage Cheese Chremslach

Cottage Cheese Chremslach

Weren’t fortunate enough to have these made for you in your formative years? You have some lost time to make up for.

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  • 35 M
  • 45 M
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