Dessert

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
American, Dessert, Parve

Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

  Tart (fresh or frozen) rhubarb and sweet fresh strawberries, are a terrific combination. The addition of orange zest really boosts the flavors of both. Choose between my All-Purpose Pie Dough or Sugar Crust for a double crust. Personally, I enjoy the rhythm of weaving the top crust and seeing […]

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 […]

Chocolate Chip Brownies
American, Dessert, Parve

Chocolate Chip Brownies

Nothing like a fudgey brownie to satisfy a chocoholic! Timing is important to achieve that texture. You can use the tried and true method of inserting a cake tester in the brownies – but for these brownies, it shouldn’t come out clean. There should be not just crumbs, but moist […]

Pavlova
Dairy, Dessert

Pavlova

A Pavlova is a sure fire way to wow your guests with a dessert that you can make in advance! Make the meringue shell in advance and fill it right before serving. You can fill it with the traditional whipped cream and berries; but you can also choose to fill […]

American, Dessert, Parve

Caramel Sauce and Filling

I’ve teamed again with Jessica of Jessica’s Natural Foods and this time I’ve turned her organic Vanilla Syrup into caramel! When just made and loose, you have a non-dairy caramel sauce that you can pour over-  well anything- and then dose it with a splash of sea salt. YUM! After […]