Category Archives: Desserts

Easter bread and Brussels sprouts. 4/4/21

On Sunday we decided to have our eggs in the form of cake. Our daughter made this delicious yeast cake/bread called Colomba di Pasqua, or dove of Easter in Italian. It was so good! We ate a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Fun Purim celebration. 2/25/21

We do not usually celebrate all the Jewish holidays but since we are still pretty isolated due to the pandemic, our daughter thought that finding occasions to celebrate and make new things was a worthy project. The idea with Purim … Continue reading

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Sushi and coffee cake. 12/8/20

Weird combination for dinner no doubt. Tuesday was my birthday and the eating went all askew. I was supposed to be having a drinks and munch Zoom with my sisters but neither of them showed up with a drink or … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving feast! 11/26/20

Although we were just three people (our household), we had a lovely Thanksgiving full of all the foods we like best. Of course, not having eaten rich foods for over a year, dining royally meant that I felt sick all … Continue reading

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Grilling with the family. 8/9/20

Today we had a typical pandemic Sunday lunch on our patio with our kids. After we finished playing tennis and everyone got cleaned up our son helped me make a Thai inspired tomato and cucumber salad. He did a lot … Continue reading

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Let them eat cake! 5/7/20

Our daughter made a panettone for me for Mother’s Day. She thought the rising time would take longer so we ended up with cake on Thursday. It was delicious! Happy early Mother’s Day to me!

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Off the rails! 10/29/19

I have been doing pretty well on my weight loss journey. I lost 11 lbs. in the first 5 weeks. But then, dunh, dunh, dunhhhh, my sister came to visit. I tend to be quite the pushover when it comes … Continue reading

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🥬 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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Share dessert. 8/1/19

I am sure you already do this but I thought I would bring it up anyway. My mantra used to be, never eat a dessert after a meal, save it for a special time when you can eat and savor … Continue reading

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Holiday dinner. 4/27/19

Our belated family Passover dinner was a big success culinarily. It was less of a success family-wise because both grandkids and their mom were sick and could not come. So that was a real letdown.  Feel better soon! But since … Continue reading

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