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Non-pareil Hamantaschen

Non-pareil Hamantaschen

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Purim|Tags:

The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner. Beginning at sundown on Monday, March 10, and ending on Tuesday, March 11 at sundown, Purim is a fun and festive holiday observed with much revelry and celebration.

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

Baked Spaghetti Squash with Braised Garlic Tomato Sauce and Roasted Cauliflower

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Cooking Light, Food Columns, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: ,

As I write this column it is late January of the New Year and the new decade. Many of us have made some New Year’s resolutions that are still intact. Among the top resolutions is—no surprise here—eating healthy.  If you’re still in healthy eating mode for 2020, then this recipe for baked spaghetti squash is […]

Luzma's Columbian Penicillin

Luzma’s Colombian Penicillin

November 13, 2019|Categories: Food Columns, Soups, Thanksgiving, Meat and Poultry |Tags: ,

Do you know someone in need of some TLC? This comforting soup is sure to cure whatever ails them.  My November 2017 Food Column in the Essex Fells Magazine rhapsodizes about Luzma’s Colombian Penicillin […]

Chestnut Soup

Thanksgiving Menu

November 10th, 2019|Categories: Thanksgiving|Tags:

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it and just in case you’re looking for some new recipes and table decor ideas–check out my Thanksgiving menu.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in Bread Bowl

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a Bread Bowl

November 6, 2019|Categories: Food Columns, Soups, Vegetarian|Tags: , ,

Fall back–Daylight Savings Time! Ugh! My least favorite time of year. One thing that helps me beat the late autumn doldrums is a bowl of steaming, hearty soup. Check out my article on Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a Bread Bowl, which appeared in the October 2015 edition of the Essex Fells Magazine.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah|Tags: , , ,

Cookie baking season is upon us! If you’re a cookie baking aficionado, you will want to add these to your repertoire. This recipe produces a sugar cookie for all […]

Rugelach

Rugelach

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts|Tags: ,

A family favorite and one of my all time favorite cookies are rugelach–an Eastern European Jewish confection that is a cross between a cookie and a pastry. These crescent […]

Honey Cookies

Honey Cookies

October 4th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah|Tags:

As always, I baked up a storm for the holidays—lots of round challahs; 3 cakes—Honey, Marble and Apple; two types of brownies—Honey and Dark Cocoa; two types of cookies—sugar […]

Nanny’s Butter Streusel Cake

Nanny’s Butter Streusel Cake

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cakes, Desserts|Tags: ,

Since this was the cake that inspired my passion for baking and launched a thousand recipes, it is only fitting that I launch my website with Nanny Fela’s Butter Streusel Cake. My mom baked it often when I was growing up, and I could never resist plucking off the streusel, leaving behind a funny looking pockmarked cake. I could kick myself for not having had the presence of mind to get the recipe from […]