Hammentaschen
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Hammentaschen Recipe. All Variations

Hammentaschen: The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie. It is shrouded in legend, myth, old-wives tales and folklore: Is it ear-shaped? Is it purse-shaped? Read on!) It is shaped with three points pinched around a jam or other filling.…
coffee cake
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Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

This coffee cake could be breakfast tomorrow! Lemon, cinnamon and almonds: Outrageous match! This coffee cake is a wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. And it has a fun cinnamon swirl…
mocca oatmeal cake
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Mocca Oatmeal Cake with Chocolate Icing Recipe

Oatmeal Cake: Oatmeal anytime! If you thought oatmeal was just breakfast, try oats in this fantastic oatmeal cake. Dessert doesn't get healthier than this! I adore everything oats: The flavor, the texture, the ease of preparation, the…
chinese cookies
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Chinese Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chinese Cookies could be made right at home? Who knew that? And who knows why they are called Chinese cookies, for that matter? I don’t think the Chinese have ever even heard of them. It’s a little like French kiss or French laundry or…
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Anise and Sesame Galettes Recipe

Galettes: My sister Lea's are the best Even my mother agrees! And that is saying a lot. Galettes are a staple at my house in Morocco, and still are at my mother's house, where all children clamor for them, calling them Maman Biscuit (they…
chocolate chip cookies
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My Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe: CCC? Si si si!

My Chocolate Chip Cookies are famous! We all think of eating cookies as a short-lived and vaguely illicit pleasure. Except I honestly think, and you can ask anyone, there’s no cookie in the world more worshiped and more baked than my smart…
carrot cake
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Carrot Cake: Our Award Winning Recipe

Carrot Cake: Our award winning Recipe: Me, my sister Lea and my husband Maurice.  Circa 1979, selling our famous carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. We sliced until we dropped. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting…
muffins
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Muffins Recipes. Including Vegan and Gluten-Free

Muffins Galore! That's right: You say cupcakes, I say muffins! Gosh, I would hate to lose my popularity with the junior cupcake crowd, but many years of catering kids’ parties and watching their delighted faces as their lick their fingers…
apricot oat bars
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Apricot Oat Bars Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

My apricot oat bars are incredibly easy and wonderful! There is nothing I don’t do with oats, even mudpacks and hair rinses (which of course I don’t eat, or drink, respectively: Relax!) No problem whatsoever adapting these apricot oat bars to…
pumpkin cake
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Pumpkin Cranberry Cake Recipe

Cranberry cake, Cranberry tart, Cranberry vinegar. Cranberry everything, when fresh cranberries pile up, right around now, on produce stalls, I pounce on them The perfect Thanksgiving and autumn treat! Which reminds me: Take a look at my…