American

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
American, Dessert, Parve

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

As far back as I can remember, my Mother served defrosted strawberries and rhubarb with sour cream for Break Fast after Yom Kippur. It was one of a million options served that night; so not eating it didn’t leave me hungry. There was absolutely nothing that appealed to me in […]

Ambrosia
American, Dessert, Parve, Uncategorized

Ambrosia

The combination of oranges, strawberries and fresh coconut is called Ambrosia-  a term that refers to the “nectar of the Gods” in Greek mythology. It is aptly named, although the recipe has its origins in the South! The natural juices from the fruits combined with the mellow flavor of coconut […]

Quinoa Crust
American, Entree, Parve, Passover, Vegetarian

Quinoa Crust

Several years ago, quinoa started popping up on Passover tables. It is now a staple. There is kosher for Passover quinoa, quinoa flakes, quinoa flour…I’ve seen this amazing supergrain used as a replacement for rice in sushi and as a satisfying side dish for meat and fish. Quinoa itself has […]

Mini Meat Loaves
American, Entree, Red Meat

Mini Meat Loaves

These Mini Meat Loaves are perfect for a buffet or an easy family dinner. Each mini loaf is about five ounces; which is perfect for one person. Better yet- you’re not getting five ounces of meat. You’re getting some meat mixed up with a ton of sautéed vegetables and spices! […]

Chocolate Chip Brownies
American, Dessert, Parve

Chocolate Chip Brownies

My Mother is a chocoholic, I’m a chocoholic, my son and my grand daughter are chocoholics! There is almost nothing more satisfying than a brownie that is a cross between cake and fudge. Timing is important to achieve that texture. You can use the tried and true method of inserting […]

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 […]