Shannon Sarna

Shannon Sarna is Founding Editor of The Nosher, the widest reaching website dedicated to Jewish food, which is part of the 70 Faces Media group. Shannon grew up in upstate New York immersed in performance and music as well surrounded by diverse culinary experiences: Her Sicilian-American mother loved to bake, her Ashkenazi-Jewish father loved to experiment, and her grandfather was a food chemist who patented Tang among other products. Her writing and recipes have been featured in Bake from Scratch Magazine, Taste of Home Magazine, Parade Magazine, Food52, The Kitchn, Tablet Magazine, JTA News, New Jersey Monthly Magazine, Vinepair and Modern Loss. She graduated from Smith College in Northampton, MA with a degree in Comparative Government and Spanish Language and Literature and lives in South Orange, NJ with her husband, three children, two rescue dogs and a bunny named S’mores. Her first cookbook, “Modern Jewish Baker: Challah, Babka, Bagels and More,” was released in September 2017 by Countryman Press; her second book, “Modern Jewish Comfort Food,” will be released August 2022.
Cookie Butter Hamantaschen with White Chocolate Drizzle
A spiced twist on a classic.
Mar 15, 2022
Braid Challah Like a Pro with This Step-by-Step Guide
Shannon Sharna explains how to braid challah bread in four different styles.
Nov 22, 2021
Shannon Sarna’s Basic Challah Recipe
Use this easy-to-follow recipe to create a 3-strand, 4-strand, or 6-strand challah.
Nov 22, 2021