Month: May 2014

Spiced Apple Pie
American, Dessert, Parve

Spiced Apple Pie

If you want to sell your apartment, this Spiced Apple Pie is the one to have baking in the oven when the prospective buyers come in! It was also one of my Father’s favorites. He loved fruit and anything made with fruit. There are tons of recipes for apple pies, […]

Nicoise Salad
Entree, Fish, French, Salad

Nicoise Salad

The first time I ate a Nicoise Salad (Salade Nicoise), it was served  the way Julia Child described it in her many books-  as a composed salad. That means it’s a salad made up of many ingredients prepared separately and arranged on a platter. Ideally, you will enjoy all the […]

American, Dairy, Dessert

Seven Minute Frosting

This frosting turns any cake into a fluffy snowball! Most standard double boilers are not large enough to allow for the volume of frosting that fluffs up from this recipe. I create a makeshift double boiler by using a large soup pot filled with simmering water into which I place […]

Franks ‘N Beans
American, Entree, Red Meat

Franks ‘N Beans

When I was growing up, Sunday night meant we were going to a Chinese restaurant or ordering in deli. I remember all four of us squeezing around the small pink and white formica table in our kitchen and unwrapping the sandwiches and hot dogs. My Father’s favorite sandwich was center […]

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Observations

It will be two weeks tomorrow since my Father died. Time is still a blur for me. I’m able to pick up my grandchildren at the right place and time but I’m having trouble remembering what week and day it actually is. Despite this issue, I am still capable of […]

Baked Spaghetti
American, Entree, Vegetarian

Baked Spaghetti

Baked Spaghetti was a recipe that my Grandma Fanny made when my Father was a child. I watched his older sister make it when we used to spend private time together. I remember loving to go to her house to pat the belly of the big porcelain Buddha that sat […]

In Memory of My Father
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In Memory of My Father

April 13, I left for Arizona with my husband, children and grandchildren to celebrate Passover. My parents stayed home, as usual, and fully enjoyed both Seders with my brother and his family. I spoke to my parents several times during our trip and they said everything was going well. My […]