Cranberry Crumble Bars

HELLO winter. Yup, that’s official this Friday. My daughter keeps asking me when it’s going to snow around here. I can hold off on that part a little longer…. I feel like cranberries don’t get the spotlight they deserve. Let’s face it, winter can be….well depressing. At the surface, winter fruit seems kind of depressing […]

Fluffy Ricotta Donut Holes

Donuts  are arguably the best food on Chanukah. I’m more than happy to celebrate each night with these delectable balls of fried dough with jelly oozing down my fingers, and a puff of powdered sugar on my nose. Making them is fun, but tedious. I’d prefer to watch you make them and eat them. I […]

Classic Pumpkin Pie with Hawaij Coconut Cream

Growing up, we always made a thanksgiving style feast on Friday night, the night after Thanksgiving. My mom served classics like cranberry sauce, turkey, and of course….pumpkin pie! We never really experimented much, and that was fine. This year,  I gave the classic pumpkin pie a little twist by adding a hawaij spiced coconut cream […]

sheet pan with two spoons and a glass with two scoops of ice cream and caramel popcorn.

Rosh Hashana Caramel Popcorn Sundae

I used to hate autumn as a kid. Obviously, because that meant school was here. I came to the realization last year that I actually adore autumn, with it’s crisp fresh air and warm spicy flavors. The Rosh Hashana caramel popcorn sundae recipe that your about to dive into, is the perfect end to summertime […]

Dish with two peach halves and a scoop of ice cream with a sprig of thyme.

Maple and Thyme Roasted Peaches

What’s with the combination of Maple  and Thyme Roasted Peaches? The funny thing about certain flavors, is that they transport you to a specific time or season. Maple makes me think of autumn and the smells of thyme transports me to the pot roast days. That’s what I LOVE about mixing up flavors of different […]

Strawberry Rhubarb crumble bars on a piece of parchment paper with fresh strawberries and mint

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars

  Is there a happier moment then seeing the trees start to blossom and turn green? For me it ties with the spring and summer fruit and vegetables that slowly trickle in and fill up my grocery’s produce section. This strawberry rhubarb crumble bars recipe is perfect for celebrating Spring! It puts the spotlight on […]

Oreo Rice Krispies Treats

  Hi all. I hope your finding some peace and quiet between all the Purim and Pesach prep.  Whatever it may be that gives you a moment to drink it all in and enjoy the moments, minus stress. I found it today,  dropping off my daughter at school. The rain was dancing on the roof […]

A fruit tart topped with fruits on the right side

Tu BiShvat Fruit Tart

  Every dish has it’s little story, wouldn’t you agree? I really really wanted to make a Tu BiShvat fruit tart, and fill it with silky pastry cream. Relive my culinary school days for a few. I found myself feeling a little lazy. I didn’t want to spend hours over a perfect little fruit tart. […]

Jelly Sufganiyot in vanilla sugar in a loaf pan

Jelly Sufganiyot Rolled in Vanilla Sugar

, . Let’s talk about these Jelly Sufganiyot rolled in Vanilla Sugar. When it comes to fried doughnuts,  I’ll take jelly every single time.  I don’t really eat jelly.  But what is Chanukah without a jelly doughnut????? Trust me, I’ve tried, in fact I made 4 other fillings before I said hey, forget this. I’m […]

Pumpkin Gingersnap Trifles

Well….It’s been around 70-80F outside lately. I kinda wish the air would turn a little bit crisper. I’m ready to cozy up  with a hot drink in exchange for my Rosé and  I already stocked up on canned pumpkin! I know it’ll come soon enough though! Here’s so here’s a really fun recipe with your […]