Category Archives: Baking

Birthday cake! 1/12/18

Our daughter-in-law’s sister is an expert cake maker/decorator. She has appeared and won a competition on Food Network. For her nephew’s (our grandson’s) birthday she always makes amazing cakes. This year’s cake was the cartoon character, Pusheen. Pusheen appears in … Continue reading

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A Sephardic New Year’s Feast. 9/10/18

Last year I discovered that for Rosh Hashanah there can be more than apples and honey. The Sephardic celebration has a whole array of symbolic foods. This year we try to combine them into a cohesive side to our main … Continue reading

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Latkes and cookies. 12/19/17

It is the holidays and at our house we have multiple holidays with lots of holiday food. The only thing that I can say about last night’s dinner is that it is not healthy but it’s vegetarian. John made his … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving. 11/23/17

We had a great Thanksgiving. All the family was at our house, the dishes prepared went off (mostly) without a hitch, and everyone enjoyed themselves. Today’s post is is neither light dining nor partly vegan. Good thing Thanksgiving comes only … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day – 5/14/17

The family got together for Mother’s Day. Along with flowers I got gifts of food. It’s the way we celebrate. Thank you to my dear family for a lovely day. Ah well, there’s always tomorrow to dine lite!

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Who me, make a dessert? – 1/11/17

On Wednesday we celebrated our grandson’s 8th birthday.  We decided on a pizza party and got a couple of pizzas and I also made an “Italian salad.” But it being a birthday I really needed to come up with some … Continue reading

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December 8, 2016 – Birthday!

Today I start out with coffee cake especially made for me by our daughter for my birthday. It replicates the ones that we used to get our house when I was growing up from the Dugan man with his expandable … Continue reading

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