Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad, that simple mixture of apples, raisins, walnuts, and celery, with a  slightly sweet, sour cream dressing has been a favorite for generations!  It originated at the famous Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in 1893.   Waldorf Salad shouldn’t be… Read More ›

Rum Raisin Apple Pie

Servings: 8 “If you are one of those die-hard rum raisin fans you have to try this adults only, kicked-up-a-notch, gourmet apple pie that is not hard to make at all. I adapted this recipe from Epicurious so you know… Read More ›

Strufoli ~ (Honey Balls)

                       “Strufoli has to appear in our house sometime during the Christmas holiday, or someone will complain! These little fried nuggets of dough, sweetened with honey are in all the bakeries in December…. Read More ›

Raisin Sauce

“A sweet and tangy blend of raisins, pineapple, lemon juice and maraschino cherries.  It wouldn’t be a complete ham dinner in our family without the appearance of this raisin sauce! It is delicious!   This makes a lot, so divide it… Read More ›


“Nothing but the homemade version of Hamantaschen will do! You will not want to eat store bought ones again. These are the traditional Jewish cookies for Purim. Some say they represent the little triangular-shaped hats the defeated King Haman wore…. Read More ›

Italian Easter Egg Bread

    “A very festive and impressive Easter Bread! It is definitely worth the effort and comes out perfectly every time. I don’t color the entire hard-boiled eggs on top of the bread because I don’t like the coloring to get… Read More ›

Chocolate Hazelnut Linzer Cookies

Servings 36 Cook Time: 7-9 minutes “This is a chocolate variation of the traditional Christmas Linzer Cookie, also using cinnamon, nutmeg, and hazelnuts. A very nice combination of flavors.  Each cookie is 107 calories or 3 Weight Watcher points.  Enjoy!… Read More ›

Red Velvet Cupcakes

    “A “from scratch” red velvet recipe” that is the only way to go if you want red velvet!   The box mix comes out too dry and tasteless while these live up to its name and are  rich… Read More ›


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