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apple turnovers

Apple Turnovers (Chaussons aux Pommes)

An apple turnover is a classic pastry that has been enjoyed for centuries. And I get it, what’s not to love? These beloved sweet treats are a favorite among many, due to their flaky, buttery crust and sweet, spiced apple filling. But where did these delectable pastries come from, and when is the best time […]

buttermilk oatmeal

Buttermilk Oatmeal With Spiced Pecans

As the air turns crisper and leaves paint the world in warm hues, it’s time to embrace the comfort of a hearty fall breakfast. Enter creamy buttermilk oatmeal with dried apricots and spiced pecans– a dish that epitomizes the essence of cozy autumn mornings. Whole grain oatmeal, the star of this recipe, is a powerhouse […]

Israeli breakfast

Israeli Breakfast

Indulge in the vibrant and flavorful Israeli breakfast, a delightful spread that combines a variety of ingredients for a satisfying start to the day. An Israeli-style breakfast has become immensely popular both in Israel and around the world, known for its freshness, simplicity, and bold flavors that blend harmoniously together on one plate. At the […]

Brussels sprout frittata

Brussels Sprout And Feta Frittata

A shredded Brussels sprout and feta frittata may seem fancy and complicated, but the truth is, it’s not. It’s also the perfect dish for mom if breakfast in bed is on the menu for Mother’s Day. For those unfamiliar, a frittata is an Italian open-faced omelet, often made in a cast iron pan, featuring a […]

potato waffle

Savory Potato Waffles With Smoked Salmon

This is my latest and greatest obsession; savory shredded potato waffles topped with sour cream, smoked salmon, and scallions. As if breakfast could not get any better, or truthfully, more effortless. I’m talking, crispy, buttery potatoes, made in minutes in a standard waffle maker, garnished like a baked potato, with sour cream and green onion, […]

sour cream coffee cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake With Cinnamon-Chocolate Swirl

Baked is the name of a bakery in Red Hook, Brooklyn that is worth a visit should you ever find yourself in the area. Baked is also the title of a cookbook which has received lots of attention since it’s release in 2008, and understandably so, it is a fantastic book. This sour cream coffee […]

marble bundt cake

Chocolate Marble Bundt Cake

Moms are amazing. And I think it’s fair to say, being a mom is one of the hardest jobs there is. But the truth is, no one tells you that before you have kids, only once you’ve had them. But being a mom, I get it. It’s a learn-as-you-go, hope you don’t mess up too […]

donut bundt cake

Glazed Donut Bundt Cake

In case it’s not clear from the title, yes, this is a giant glazed donut cake. Seriously, I almost don’t need to say any more. This Bundt cake is outrageously good and if you are a donut fan, think no more, skip this post, and just begin making it right now. The History of Old […]

apple cider crullers

Apple Cider Crullers With Cinnamon Glaze

I love Fall. And with the exception of the holiday decorations coming out at way too fast of a clip, I enjoy all aspects of it. But personally, I think the pumpkin craziness gets a bit more glory than it deserves. Don’t get me wrong, I love a great pumpkin cookie, pumpkin muffins are my […]

mochi waffles

Mochi Chocolate Chip Waffles

Swoon worthy chocolate chip mochi waffles, as if breakfast couldn’t get any better. The main ingredient in these waffles is a sweet rice flour known as Mochiko, and this is what creates the amazing chewy texture mochi is known for. The other ingredients used in this waffle batter is similar to other standard waffle recipes […]

crêpes

French Crêpes 

This post is for my youngest who absolutely loves crêpes. Honestly, I can’t blame him, a crêpe, when made from scratch, is AMAZING! Personally, I prefer a crêpes to pancakes, but my son is an equal fan of both, especially if Nutella is involved. I can’t remember exactly when I first gave my son a […]

vanilla bean scones

Petite Vanilla Bean Scones

Starbucks petite vanilla bean scones will forever have a special place in my heart. Both my boys LOVED these scones when they were little. A treat they would sometimes get when we were out walking or for bribery when flu shots were needed. Scones came to the rescue in all sorts of wonderful ways throughout […]

Ina's blueberry coffee cake

Ina’s Blueberry Coffee Cake

I’m willing to bet you know who Ina Garten is and why her modern day comfort food recipes are so popular. Uncomplicated and reliable are the main two reasons. I’ve admired Ina for many years and grew up going to The Barefoot Contessa, her well-known speciality food store in the trendy East Hampton beach community. […]

creamy Fonio cereal

Creamy Fonio Cereal With Caramelized Bananas

You could call this porridge, but I won’t. This is my creamy Fonio cereal with caramelized bananas. If that didn’t hook ok you, perhaps this will. I topped it with coconut-almonds clusters, brown sugar and agave nectar. Honesty, this may be the breakfast cereal of your dreams. I know it’s mine. Once you try this […]

cranberry coffee cake

Cranberry Coffee Cake

I love coffee cake and I don’t discriminate. What I love most about coffee cake is how many different variations there are, from fruity, to crumbly, the combinations are limitless. I enjoy making coffee cakes that align with the season, as is the case here with this lovely vanilla cranberry coffee cake. Simple, flavorful, festive, […]

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