Cuisine

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 Phyllo Pecan Tarts
American, Dessert, Parve

Mini Phyllo Pecan Tarts

Mini Phyllo Pecan Tarts are like Pecan Pie with a less gooey filling! They have lots of toasted pecan goodness with just enough delicious goo to hold them together. The phyllo shells look amazing and give great crunch in each bite. Phyllo dough may seem intimidating the first time you […]

Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
American, Parve

Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

My daughter loves this Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon pie. I tried a baked Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving last year and she was truly disappointed. She lobbied for me to make this Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie this year and won. The pie is best when made with fresh puréed pumpkin. The color […]

Pumpkin Pie
American, Dessert, Parve

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie was always a favorite of my Mother’s and still is my daughter’s. For years, I bought a small sugar pumpkin, steamed it, puréed it and used it to make a Pumpkin Chiffon Pie. Then, I evolved; and started to roast the fresh pumpkin. The roasted pumpkin has infinitely […]

Chicken with Blackberry Glaze
American, Entree, Poultry

Chicken with Blackberry Glaze

The inspiration for Chicken with Blackberry Glaze came from my Mother-in-Law- 50 years ago. My husband always called it Currant Jelly chicken. I made it with currant jelly for many years until the jelly itself became hard to find. Fast forward, I now make it with blackberry preserves- hence Chicken […]