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Water for Elephants

In Candy, Condiments, Dessert, Dinner, Savory, Sweet On 06/15/2011 6 Comments

Big top. Circus. Monkeys. Horses. One very old man. And one very large elephant…or bull, depending on how you want to describe wonderful Rosie. Don’t worry, I won’t… Read More »

Zwetschgenkuchen (Plum Cake)

In Breakfast, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Fruit, Sweet On 06/09/2011 3 Comments

So what is Zwetschgenkuchen? And how do you pronounce it? I never say it right, but I guess you would say tsvetch-gen-kuchen. If you really can’t say it,… Read More »

Casserole Chiles Rellenos

In Dinner, Holiday, Lunch, Savory, Seen On TV On 06/06/2011 0 Comments

Happy Shavuos to everyone. It’s the Jewish holiday of dairy!!! Or at least that’s how I look at it. Shavuos is really a Jewish holiday commemorating the anniversary… Read More »

Happy Wow Wow Birthday!

In Candy, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Sweet On 06/01/2011 3 Comments

I just wanted to wish my son, Zachary, a happy third birthday on Saturday, June 4th. He is the size of a 4-year-old but reminds me daily that… Read More »

German-Style Pickled Eggs

In Breakfast, Condiments, Dinner, Feeling Snacky, Hors D'oeuvres, Savory On 05/30/2011 1 Comment

I never really thought I would be pickling anything, let alone eggs! But along came an intriguing German-style recipe for pickled eggs from allrecipes.com (one of my favorite recipe… Read More »

Savtah’s Famous Beef Tongue

In Dinner, Fruit, Holiday, Savory On 05/25/2011 10 Comments

Food memories are a huge part of my life, especially since I spend so much time thinking about food. When I think of my childhood, I think of… Read More »

Mock Crab Cake Open-Face Sandwiches

In Bread, Condiments, Dinner, Hors D'oeuvres, Leftovers, Lunch, Savory On 05/21/2011 0 Comments

I can’t say that I know what crab really tastes like since it isn’t kosher, but I can tell you that these mock crab cakes are amazing! They… Read More »

Homemade Vanilla Extract

In Condiments, Dessert, Sweet On 05/17/2011 9 Comments

I use vanilla extract in practically all of my homemade desserts and I have never been particular about the brand. If it’s vanilla, I will buy it. And… Read More »

MozzArepa Express

In Bread, Dinner, Feeling Snacky, Hors D'oeuvres, Lunch, Savory, Sweet On 05/12/2011 5 Comments

I hear you asking yourselves “What is a MozzArepa? And why does it look so tasty?” After my sister-in-law, Erica, asked me to make the frickles, she didn’t come… Read More »

Crispy Fluffy Homemade Doughnuts

In Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Sweet On 05/08/2011 3 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day! Is there any better way to celebrate than with fresh, homemade doughnuts?!? They are crispy, creamy, fluffy and very hot! I wouldn’t have it any… Read More »