Month: February 2015

Lemon Bars
American, Dessert, Parve

Lemon Bars

Tart and creamy and delicious- these Lemon Bars are the perfect dessert when you want a little something sweet-but not too much! FYI: Notice that the first five ingredients are for the crust. The remaining ingredients are for the filling. Save time by preparing the filling as the crust is […]


Pot Pie Dough

I dubbed this mixture Pot Pie Dough because it forms a firm tight seal over Pot Pies but is too dense to be used for a regular pie. It is easily and quickly made in an electric food processor. Make it in one shot if you have a large bowl. […]


Hamantaschen Fillings

I confess, I use a prepared Poppyseed filling. Sometimes I grate a little orange zest into and sometimes I don’t. It’s delicious if you like mohn. My husband and I love it. I make the apricot and prune filling out of dried fruit. It doesn’t get easier except if you […]

Dessert, Parve, Purim


I only make Hamantaschen once a year. They are delicious triangle shaped cookies that resemble Haman’s hat from the Purim story in the Bible. Hamantaschen can be filled with fruit purée; and they can be iced and covered with sprinkles. They can also be turned into savoury hors d’oeuvres. There […]