Orange Crisps are delicious light cookies that let you know when they are done by developing a toasty brown rim around the outside. You can turn them into lemon crisps by using lemon zest. Frost them with a confectioner’s sugar glaze if you want a sweeter cookie. Prep time: 20 […]
For me, gingerbread is high on the list of “comfort” foods. Smother it with home made applesauce and all is right with the world! Prep time: 15 minutes
I like to steam the apples for Applesauce in their skins so some of the red color from the skins comes off on to the apples. I may be nuts; but I also scrape the residual apple from the skin to add to the sauce. Lots of people purée the […]
My chocolate chip cookies are famous in my community. Many of my friends won’t let me in the door for dinner without reaching for the bag of cookies first! Hint: Let your batter rest 15-30 minutes after you prepare it. I don’t know what the science is; but the cookies […]
Meringues are made from egg whites beaten with sugar and a little cream of tartar, salt or lemon juice to help them hold their shape. This process can take on many different uses depending on how you treat the meringue. You can flavor it with vanilla, peppermint or whatever you […]
Fresh is always better than purchased! Prep time: 30 minutes
I saved this recipe for the last of my “In Memory of My Father” posts because, in fact, this Coconut Lemon Layer Cake was the last birthday cake I made him for his 95th birthday-last June 29-just about one year ago. I had made him this same cake for his […]
This is a very rich velvety mousse with the tangy taste of orange rind and orange liqueur. This recipe can be used for Passover.
Tarte Tatin is a tart that begins in a pan on top of the stove. You caramelize the apples first, arrange them in the pan and then cover everything with the tart dough. After that, it goes into the oven and bakes. The scary part is inverting it onto a […]
The orange glaze seeps into the cake and keeps it moist for as long as it lasts.