Category Archive: Holiday Treats

BEST EVER Honey Cookies & A Lesson in Patience

(Originally posted 9/24/12) A Lesson in Patience… sitting in JFK flight is delayed for about 2 hours now and… its 3:30 in the AM! technical difficulties says the “staff” … who sit and… Read More

No Bake Orange Chocolate Pomegranate KitKat Squares…Happy Tu B’Shvat!

I remember my early elementary days in Yeshiva Dov Revel Day School where Tu B’Shvat was celebrated with all the gusto and joy it so richly deserves. Mini pre schoolers walking around the halls… Read More

Japanese Vanilla Cheesecake with Blueberry Caramel Sauce

There are two kinds of people in life, the ones that love a heavy thick and creamy vanilla cheesecake and those who prefer the low fat,low sugar slightly watery “healthy” vanilla cheesecake. The… Read More

The Best Blueberry Sour Cream Crumb Muffin …Over the Top {Shavous Recipe}

Over the Top Blueberry Sour Cream Crumb Muffins The dairy Shavous Kiddush, has become the event I look most forward to a whole year. Naturally, it is really my excuse to pull out… Read More

Magic Custard Cake {simple dairy must for Shavous}

I have been at this for a long time…cooking and baking that is. It never fails to surprise me how much I still have to learn. The art of combining fat with flour,… Read More

So you want to write a cookbook….

So you want to write a cookbook? Well, that was the sort of laughable question I asked 3 of my kosher food blogger friends a couple of months back. But ask it, I… Read More

The Purim Scrooge….& Savory Meat Hamantasch

I am the Purim Scrooge this year…. emotionally & financially it’s been a tough few weeks… every time I think I am finally getting a handle on this massive adjustment in my life..… Read More

that mother… {cranberry almond chocolate biscotti}

“I am not going to LOVE you anymore!!!”,are the heart breaking words screeched on high, by my 4 year old yesterday. True, these words were said in defiant protest to my unwavering policy… Read More

Spiced Carrot Cake Cookies {what’s cooking in my kitchen right now for thanksgivingkuh}

Thanksgivingkuh…oh how I am sick of this word. I have been developing recipes for various companies for this once in a lifetime event since the MIDDLE OF AUGUST!! Then this Thanksgivingkuh party I… Read More

Yes, I am slightly crazy….{cranberry chocolate nut muffins}

I am not sure what it is about those bright red, hard, shiny balls of raw cranberries in their neat little plastic pouches that just compels me to throw them in my grocery… Read More