key lime pie
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Key Lime Pie Recipe. Vegan. Gluten-Free-Friendly.

Key Lime Pie It’s a sort of citrus-lover dream. Non citrus lovers need not apply, OK? All others, enjoy it, and enjoy my lemon curd and my lemon bars too! But it has a few less-than-ideal trademarks I was forever dancing around until…
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…
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Lemon Cake Recipe

Non-Lemon-Lovers need not apply! This lemon cake is perfect for brunch but also for dessert, with fruit or sorbet. The baked lemon cake gets soaked all over with a luscious lemon syrup. You are in for a treat! This is a decidedly dairy cake.…
blueberry cake
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Blueberry Cake with Almond Streusel Recipe

Blueberry cake: You just say the word, and I wax lyrical. Blueberries can do no wrong! All of my friends who used to summer with us in the mountains think of me fondly each time they make this blueberry cake. I can’t remember how many thousands…
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Maple Halva Mousse with Pistachios Recipe. Gluten-Free

Halva Mousse is my own Halva Addiction Solution! Like many of us halva lovers, I dread the amount of sugar contained in the commercial treat. But the good news is (halva lovers are you listening? I'm talking to you!) it is so intensely flavored…
Lemon Coconut Mousse
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Lemon Coconut Mousse. Pie Variation

Lemon Coconut Mousse: Another treat born of good flavor matchmaking! You just need to be a lemon lover, and a coconut lover. Sounds good to me! Lemon Coconut Mousse is gluten-free too boot! In my catering days I have used unflavored kosher…
chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe. All Adaptations

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies: Hide them well! My recipe is directly inspired from my original "mother" oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook:  This is just one of the many variations I have included. I'm a total…
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Cheese Latkas Recipe. Gluten-Free-Friendly

Cheese latkas make the best dessert! I have my mother-in-law to thank for turning me on to cheese latkas, and indeed all latkas, which she used to whip up anytime we tugged at her heartstrings, Chanukkah or not, and often for a light lunch,…
dried fruit compote
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Dried Fruit Compote Recipe. Cooking with Mahia

Dried Fruit Compote: made with the wonderful Mahia by Nahmias et Fils Enjoy other recipes I developed using the Mahia The dried fruit has so much natural sweetness you don’t need any other sweetener. The Earl Grey tea is very easy to…
Blondies
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Walnut Blondies Recipe. CCC Redux

Blondies: Are they, like bleached brownies? Consider blondies the love child of brownies and chocolate chip cookies. I ask you: What's not to love about that? A couple weeks ago, I was baking chocolate chip cookies with kids in summer camp.…
flan
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Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Flan is the Sunday treat of my childhood. My mother made the greatest flan and was my inspiration for this version. I tinkered with a dessert that would be a nutritionally ... hmm not exactly lean, but much more affordable and no less delicious…