Cuisine: American


Stringbean Casserole

For years, I’ve heard people talk about eating a Stringbean Casserole. I have to admit that before I made one, I had never eaten it. Tuna casserole, yes- stringbean casserole, no. Enter Rebecca Grafstein and KosherKart and suddenly, I had frozen cut stringbeans, Imagine Portobello Mushroom Soup and French’s fried […]


Easy Pumpkin Pie- Freezer Friendly

When I grew up, we ate lots of food from cans. Maybe that’s why I’ve always had a thing about not using canned puréed pumpkin to make pie. As you can see from my other Pumpkin Pie recipes: and, my daughter’s personal favorite, I always roast and purée […]


Classic Cranberry Sauce

Did you know that frozen cranberries make just as good Cranberry Sauce as fresh cranberries off the vine? Well, they do- and it’s so much easier. You don’t even have to defrost the berries! I admit I grew up eating jellied cranberry sauce from the can- and I loved it! […]


Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

I grew up eating a wonderful Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows. Over the years, I added canned fruit. cognac and chopped nuts to the recipe. Somehow, this year, I seem to be turning back more to the old recipes. There was nothing wrong with them. Prep time: 20 minutes after […]

Strawberry Blueberry Tart
American, Dessert, Parve

Strawberry Blueberry Tart

This Strawberry Blueberry Tart is a delicious and beautiful way to celebrate the summer. The contrasting textures and taste of cooked and raw blueberries combined with the sweetness of fresh, juicy strawberries is irresistible. Serve with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream if you’re having a dairy meal. Enjoy! […]

American, Soup

Spinach and Pear Soup

This Spinach and Pear soup is silky smooth and light. It has a mild spinach flavor despite its green color. The pear really shines through when you sprinkle the soup with the cardamom dusted pear croutons. Add them to the soup after it’s been served so they don’t get soggy. […]