strawberry shortcake
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Vegan Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. Dairy Recipe Included

Strawberry Shortcake grew on me only very recently: One day my three year old grandson enjoyed some at a school party, and asked me excitedly if I could make him ShobbyShoCake. I racked my brains, very briefly, to understand him, but I got…
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Oat Coconut Chocolate Tart Recipe. Gluten-Free

My newborn Chocolate Tart is a rustic new-age version of its nutty once-removed cousin, the beloved Linzertorte. My Chocolate Tart has no nuts, but its texture is very reminiscent of Linzertorte, a great boon for those nut-intolerant people…
babka
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NYC Babka Winner. My Own Babka Recipe. All Variations

Babka and New York City: That endless love affair is no secret. Babka is the ultimate dessert comfort food, Jewish soul food. Mind you, babka mania extends way beyond Jewish homes and Shtibles, and pours into all homes, Jewish or not, European…
coffee crumb cake
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Coffee Crumb Cake Recipe

This Coffee Crumb Cake is delightfully simple and a real classic. A huge all-time favorite in my house and beyond. My children grew up eating coffee crumb cake, it is my son Yakov’s favorite cake. “Mommy, almost as good as Entenmann’s,”…
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Raw Cranberry Chia Pudding Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-Free

Did someone just say Chia Pudding? This reverse chic cook recoils at all manners of food trends and fads, and the way food manufacturers have abused the chia fad and many other fads makes me want to run for the hills. If only the food industry…
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Baklava Recipe

Although Baklava likely originated in Greece or Turkey, all Mediterranean cultures have adopted it and tweaked it to their own tastes. Baklava is a Mediterranean confection that sounds really decadent, loaded as it is with honey and nuts. The…
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Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

My Chocolate Raspberry Mousse is my new star born just yesterday. I served my brand new Chocolate Raspberry Mousse to my guests last night, and the consensus is: It's a rock star! It doesn't in the least hurt that my chocolate raspberry mousse,…
lemon poppy seed cake
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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake Recipe

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake is one of my favorite cravings gratified. I adore lemon and poppy seeds, and when they are together, chock-full of each, I'm just mad about the lemon poppy seed combo.  This lemon poppy seed cake cake tastes fantastic…
cold fruit soup
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Cold Fruit Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free

Cold fruit soup is an exuberant celebration of summer. You will love the ruby color and tart flavors of red fruit. Cold Fruit Soup is equally at home as a soup or a dessert. Even in the heart of summer, I make this cold fruit soup with…
key lime pie
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Key Lime Pie Recipe. Vegan. Gluten-Free-Friendly.

Key Lime Pie is a sort of citrus-lover dream. But it has a few less-than-ideal trademarks I am forever trying to dance around: It uses key limes, the tiny and delicious Florida variety so prized for its intense flavor and fragrance; expensive,…
Crepes Recipe. All Fillings. Gluten-Free Friendly
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Crepes Recipe. All Fillings. Gluten-Free Friendly

You say Pancakes, I say Crepes! One bite and you'll understand why these French gems are so popular with children big and small! How will we ever know how wonderful crêpes can be if all we’ve been doing so far is opening a commercial…