Passover – Matzo Brei

Passover – Matzo Brei

What to do with all the leftover matzo at Passover time?  Matzo Brei of course! If you’ve never had it you are missing out.  My family never had it before I made it for them last year and they were dubious.  But after all was said and done they not only loved it, they asked … Continue reading

Passover – Gefilte Fish

Passover – Gefilte Fish

If you celebrate Passover you probably have had some pretty bad gefilte fish. You may even say you hate the stuff. I did – because all I ever had was the kind you get in a glass jar at the grocery store. YEEUCK! So last year I decided to try and make it from scratch … Continue reading

Purim – Hamentaschen

Purim – Hamentaschen

I love Purim!  Some call it the Jewish Halloween, and it is fun to see the costumes on little kids at a Purim celebration, but my favorite part is Hamentaschen! These lovely little morsels of sweet goodness come but once a year so when Purim is approaching I start baking! Last year I took out a book … Continue reading

Sandwich Bread in Breadmaker

Sandwich Bread in Breadmaker

I recently got a great deal on a bread machine and have been experimenting with different recipes trying to find one that makes a loaf that slices well and is good for making sandwiches and toast. I adapted a recipe from the King Arthur Flour website by adding gluten and it turned out great!  I … Continue reading

Stovetop Stuffing Meatballs

Stovetop Stuffing Meatballs

Yes, you read that right.  You can make quick meatballs using Stovetop Stuffing mix. I found this recipe years ago when Kraft had a magazine they used to mail out for free.  I was dubious because it didn’t seem possible it would taste good but I was intrigued by the ease of using the mix … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Marsala

Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Marsala

This is the most amazing and easy meal!  No need to go out for Indian food.  My whole family agreed this version is every bit as good as anything we’ve had in a restaurant. It’s not pretty, but it tastes great! This recipe makes A LOT!  So, plan to feed a crowd or take half … Continue reading

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Today my husband tells me that it’s “Chocolate Cupcake Day” so I brought out two of my favorite recipes to make these beauties (it’s good to have excuses for sweets, right?!) My super moist and delicious chocolate cupcake recipe comes courtesy of Hungry Girl: 2 cups moist-style chocolate cake mix Two 25-calorie packets diet hot cocoa … Continue reading

Almond Crusted Tilapia

Almond Crusted Tilapia

Another tilapia favorite. I don’t remember where I got the recipe but it’s an oldie and a goodie around here. 4 thawed tilapia fillets 2 tbsp butter 1.5 tbsp honey 2 tbsp dijon mustard 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs 1/4 cup sliced almonds, chopped fine 2 tsp chopped parsley Preheat oven to 450. Pat fish … Continue reading