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Huevos Rancheros with Homemade Tortillas

In Bread, Breakfast, Condiments, Diet, Dinner, Holiday, Leftovers, Lunch, Savory, Weight Watchers On 05/05/2011 1 Comment

Happy Cinco de Mayo! I don’t really celebrate this holiday, but why not use it as an excuse to cook something delicious?!? And I do love Mexican food…. Read More »

Rainbow Layer Birthday Cake

In Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Sweet On 05/03/2011 57 Comments

Happy birthday to me!!! Yes, I made my own birthday cake. I am now 28 years old and making my own cake. I could have asked my husband… Read More »

Mini Tomato Soup Cupcakes

In Breakfast, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Hors D'oeuvres, Sweet On 04/28/2011 2 Comments

You might think that a tomato soup cupcake would taste like tomato soup when, in fact, they actually taste like carrot cake. I have seriously been waiting to make… Read More »

Veal Minestrone Baby Food

In Dinner, Leftovers, Lunch, Noodles, Savory On 04/22/2011 0 Comments

I’m not the kind of person who really makes my own baby food. I would rather just buy it in a jar off the shelf. Between Beech Nut… Read More »

Passover Coffee Flan

In Dessert, Diet, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Sweet On 04/13/2011 4 Comments

I don’t really cook for Passover. My family of four goes to my parents in Seattle for part of the holiday and to my in-laws in Far Rockaway… Read More »

Antiguan Ducana and Salt Fish

In Dinner, Fruit, Holiday, Lunch, Savory, Sweet On 04/10/2011 23 Comments

Two things you may have never heard of: 1. Ducana and 2. Salt Fish! Well, now is your chance to learn about one of the yummiest meals you will… Read More »

South African Pumpkin Fritters

In Breakfast, Condiments, Dessert, Dinner, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Hors D'oeuvres, Lunch, Savory, Sweet On 04/05/2011 0 Comments

These don’t look healthy, do they? I mean, just the word “fritter” sounds like it is filled with oil and fat. Well, you are about to be pleasantly… Read More »

Olive Oil Cake with Grapes

In Breakfast, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Fruit, Holiday, Sweet On 03/29/2011 2 Comments

I never really thought Olive Oil cake sounded so appetizing as a dessert, but it all really works! The grapes taste almost like plums (one of my favorites)… Read More »

Homemade S’mores Pop Tarts

In Breakfast, Candy, Condiments, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Lunch, Sweet On 03/25/2011 2 Comments

So many of my childhood memories are food related! One of those memories is making microwaved s’mores for dessert after dinner, and then making seconds when my parents… Read More »

My Purim Mishloach Manot

In Candy, Condiments, Dessert, Feeling Snacky, Holiday, Sweet On 03/20/2011 5 Comments

Happy Purim! From the Strauss Family. I have fond memories of making homemade chocolate lollipops for my families mishloach manot growing up. I unfortunately also remember being really stressed out… Read More »