Starters & Sides

American, Snacks, Vegetarian

Puff Pastry Straws

You can make these Puff Pastry Straws out of store bought puff pastry made with butter or the non-dairy variety made with margarine. I usually make them non-dairy so that I can serve them with a meat meal. It doesn’t get easier than slightly rolling out the defrosted pastry, sprinkling […]

Blueberry Sauce
American, Dressings & Sauces

Blueberry Sauce

Sometimes, you just need a little Blueberry Sauce. When you make pancakes or french toast and are bored with maple syrup-use blueberry sauce. When that vanilla ice cream looks bare and you need a change from hot fudge-use blueberry sauce. When you want a change from orange or cherry sauce […]

Chicken Soup
Eastern European, Holidays, Soup

Chicken Soup

There is probably no recipe more iconic than Chicken Soup aka Jewish penicillin. Every family in every culture has their own special formula. My Chicken Soup is the same one that was made in my Great Grandmother’s home, my Grandmother’s home,  in my home as a child and now in […]

Cucumber Salad
Salad

Cucumber Salad

The secret to having Cucumber Salad taste like it just came from the garden is in the salting. Draining the excess water from the cucumbers before you marinate them helps the cucumbers absorb the flavor of the sugar and vinegar. Loads of fresh dill puts it over the top! HInt: […]