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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 […]

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, 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 […]

French, Parve

All-Purpose Crêpes

Some of my fondest food memories are of savoring Crêpes Suzette being flamed at the table at a wonderful French restaurant. I enjoyed the elegance of the set up: the lightly cooked crêpes, the butter, the fresh orange juice, the orange zest, the sugar and the orange liqueur all lined […]