Category Archives: Baking

🥬 Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/29/19

We had a really fine dinner to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and it was vegetarian to boot! Our daughter and I went crazy baking. I made an apple pie since apples are symbolic for the holiday and our daughter made challah. … Continue reading

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Pretzel rolls!!! 5/12/19

Since I am still pretty sick with this cold, all our plans were cancelled for Mother’s Day. This means I don’t get to see our son and daughter-in-law or our grandkids, or sip mimosas, and open lots of cards. So … Continue reading

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Nana banana cake. 3/19/19

On Saturday is our daughter’s birthday. Last week I bought a couple of bananas hoping that they will ripen enough for me to make one of the few desserts that I know how to make – Nana banana cake. John’s … Continue reading

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Macaroons. 3/7/19

Wait, what?! Aren’t I supposed to be writing about the glory of chicken thighs and confetti rice? After all, I was just waxing poetic yesterday about getting home and cooking with John. However, we live in a two generation household. … Continue reading

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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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