Here’s a recipe that will chase away the fruit salad doldrums. The kitchen smells heavenly as the pears simmer in their poaching liquid, redolent of vanilla bean, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and Amaretto. I like to serve the compote accompanied by biscotti or meringues.
As the days get shorter and the air is crisper and cooler, I am back in my kitchen baking after a summer hiatus. One of my favorite cakes to bake during this season is Autumn Spiced Honey Chiffon cake. While this cake is baking, an ambrosial aroma of warm honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger, and [...]
Here’s my version of the ever popular Sweet and Sour Chicken. This dish evokes fond memories of the days when my children were still living at home. It was their most requested meal. A hit with children, this recipe doubles as a delicious main course to serve your dinner guests. I like to serve Sweet [...]
This delicious dish is my husband’s culinary claim to fame. The first time he cooked this corned beef for one of our family holidays, it was such a hit with our immediate family, that there was nothing left to serve our guests. We have since doubled the recipe to ensure that we have enough to [...]
Here’s a real meat and potatoes treat for the holidays. Braised short ribs in barbecue sauce are tender and succulent and full of flavor. For the ultimate comfort food, I like to serve the ribs on a bed of roasted garlic mashed potatoes.
My recipe for lasagna is vegetarian. I use spinach and mushrooms and part skim ricotta and mozzarella to make a lighter, healthier dish. With a rather lengthy list of ingredients and several components to the instructions, this is not a quick and easy recipe. Yet, no intricate techniques are required, and there is nothing inherently [...]
Here’s a great recipe for veggie burgers. Composed of healthy veggies, grains, and beans, these burgers are sure to please the vegetarians. Tasty, wholesome, and filling burgers, the meat eaters may come around and enjoy one of these as well. I like to serve my veggie burgers on my homemade buns with curly lettuce, tomatoes, [...]
A few weeks ago I wrote a food column for the Essex Fells Magazine about mini omelet soufflés, and posted them on my Instagram account and my website. Since the ingredients for these mini omelet soufflés are Passover friendly, here they are again. They are low fat, low calorie, vegetarian, healthy, yet tasty and indulgent. [...]
Looking to impress on Passover with a great main course? I’ve got you covered with my Pineapple and Honey Glazed Corned Beef. I posted the recipe last autumn for Rosh Hashanah, and it has been one of my most popular and requested holiday recipes. With just a few tweaks I adapted the recipe for Passover. [...]
A few years ago, I posted this recipe for mini omelet soufflés on my Instagram account to rave reviews. I was on Weight Watchers at the time and most of the ingredients for this recipe were 0 points. The whipped topping made from fat free cottage cheese and low fat sour cream added 1 or [...]