chocolate cake
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Chocolate Cake Recipe, Chocolate Icing Option

Chocolate Cake: The stuff of dreams! At a recent Shabbos dinner my table was crammed with chocolate addicts: Chocolate Cake a must, right? Since this is an addiction we can easily admit to, and with no need to get apologetic, I decided to make…
Apple Sauce Recipe
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Nothing Beats Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe

Nothing beats homemade apple sauce! While you indulge in frying - and eating - latkas, it's a perfect time to tell you there is a huge difference between store-bought apple sauce and homemade apple sauce. Plus it's a snap to make. So good I…
Carrot Soup
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Curried Carrot Soup Recipe. Cold Variation

Carrot Soup: It stars the humble carrot, with all the flavorings that compliment it: Ginger, maple syrup, apple cider, orange zest. The warm autumn spices do wonders in this soup. Don’t be afraid of serving carrot soup to your guests! It…
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Wild Rice with Mushrooms and Chestnuts Recipe

Wild Rice with Mushrooms: You are in for a treat! Perfect with roast turkey. Wild rice can err on the expensive side when you buy it packaged in those little boxes. Buy it straight from bins at health food stores or in price clubs. Whatever…
Cabbage Sauerkraut soup
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Cabbage Sauerkraut Soup Recipe

My Cabbage Sauerkraut soup makes double use of cabbage. I look for every excuse to use the humble cabbage, like in this cabbage sauerkraut soup. Talk about gastronomie sans argent, with nutrition worth its weight in gold. Cabbage and caraway…
Thai Pumpkin soup
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Quick Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Thai Pumpkin Soup This flavor lineup in this soup is unbeatable. It is overlaid with Asian flavors: peanut butter, ginger, cinnamon, coconut milk: Mmmmm... it sounds almost like dessert! I love the whole pumpkin and squash family, and welcome…
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Pumpkin Chestnut Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

Pumpkin Chestnut Mousse Does pumpkin with red beans and chestnuts sound funky enough for you? The best part is, no, make that the best parts are: No cooking, delicious, and nutritious enough to be much more than dessert, indeed part…
pots de creme
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Chocolate Oats Pots de Creme Recipe. Apple Variation

Pots de creme are a wonderful and super healthy comfort food It takes minutes to whip up, and costs pennies. The dessert of my lean years, when I learned all about Quick and Healthy Cooking Long before the whole-grain fashion began (I am…
Cabbage soup
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Cabbage Soup Recipe

Cabbage Soup Mine tastes so luxurious I often serve it at a holiday meal! Oh I know how plebeian cabbage soup sounds, but just wait till you see how delicious it is: My guests love it! I like this soup nice and broth-y, so I trust…
chocolate peanut butter pie
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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter pie: Sounds dreamy, no? My kitchen is, as aways, where all delicious nutritious things happen. I was trying to make an off-the-cuff chocolate dessert on a crazy hot day, using what I had on hand without having to turn…
Corn Bread Recipe. All Variations. Gluten-Free Option
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Corn Bread Recipe. All Variations. Gluten-Free Option

Corn bread is ready in a snap! Unlike yeasted breads, quickbreads are ready at the drop of a hat. The great perennial funky favorite will never let you down. I love all things corn, with their robust flavor and gritty texture, and take every…
chocolate salami
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Chocolate Salami Recipe. Vegan and Gluten-Free Friendly

This delightful chocolate salami recipe has a funny name, because each slice is specked with the nuts and graham crackers and looks as funky as salami. No problem making the chocolate salami gluten-free! No need to slice all the chocolate salami…