Cuisine

Strawberry Sorbet
American, Parve, Uncategorized

Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberry sorbet is smooth and creamy and easily made from frozen strawberries puréed with 3 simple ingredients.  Spoon it into an orange shell for a company dinner or eat it as soft serve right away. I promise, Strawberry Sorbet will quickly become your go-to instant dessert! I like to change […]

Parsnip Apple soup with Pomegranate drizzle
American, Soup

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Parsnip and Apple Soup takes full advantage of the distinctive flavors of sweet earthy parsnips and tart Granny Smith apples.  This combination is delicious on its own; but you can take it up a notch by adding a drizzle of pomegranate molasses and maple syrup. The play of tart and […]

Minestrone
Italian, Soup

Minestrone

 This Minestrone is for those who don’t want to sauté, caramelize or sear. Just layer your ingredients in a pot and simmer. The result is a flavorful, al dente vegetable mix with a small amount of  natural juices If you prefer more liquid, just add a little vegetable broth to […]

American, Parve

Coconut-Chocolate Chip Squares

It’s so exciting to find a beloved recipe in the back of a box of “oldies but goodies”. I used to make these every year as part of a cookie assortment for holidays. I’ve reworked the recipe and made it healthier and “nut free”-except for the coconut. Naturally, you can […]

American, Parve, Uncategorized

Mocha Frosting

This Mocha Frosting is what I make when I realize that when I make tons of cupcakes for my grandchildren; I have to frost them in a short time. Using unsweetened cocoa instead of chocolate that you have to chop up and melt is a great time saver. This frosting […]

Grilled Tofu
American, Entree, Vegetarian

Grilled Tofu

Tofu is an amazing vegetarian protein. It literally absorbs any marinade you soak it in. It also absorbs the flavors of any recipe you add it to. The trick is to press the moisture out of the tofu and give it enough time to soak up the flavors of the […]

Dressings & Sauces, French

Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love this Balsamic Vinaigrette because it has enough body to be a great dipping sauce for artichokes and is light enough to enhance every salad. It is also a terrific marinade for chicken or tofu. If you prefer a mustard flavor, click on the link for Mustard Vinaigrette. Prep […]

Mini Pecan Tarts
American, Dessert, Parve

Mini Pecan Tarts

Mini Pecan Tarts are like Pecan Pie with a little less gooey filling! They have lots of toasted pecan crunch with just enough delicious goo to hold them together. The phyllo shells look amazing and give a great crunch. I’ve made the recipe for these Mini Pecan Tarts in a […]