Passover Mondel Bread

Alternately spelled “mandel,” this recipe is for a traditional cookie also called Mandelbrot. Mandel bread is a Jewish baked good similar to biscotti in its crunchy consistency. They were popular with Askenazi Jews and rabbis in Eastern Europe due to it being durable and long lasting. There are variations including cinnamon, chocolate chips and nuts. … Continue reading

Spinach Bacon Mushroom Salad

Isn’t interesting how certain flavors go together, but on their face you might not think they would? Spinach, bacon and mushrooms might not sound like something you want to put together, but I bet this is delicious. I’d probably add some feta cheese and you could also throw in some sliced grape tomatoes, if you … Continue reading

Hot Chicken Salad

This is more like a tuna casserole but made with chicken. Could be good? Hot Chicken Salad – Serves 6 450º 10-12 min 4 c diced cooked chicken 2 c thin sliced celery 2 c toasted bread cubes 1 c mayonnaise 1/4 c pickle relish 1/4 c evaporated milk 1 Tbs inst onion 1 Tbs … Continue reading

Guacamole Ring

As a native Californian, I eat avocados and guacamole all the time. People get really testy about their method of preparing guacamole, but I have never EVER seen it made in a ring. This is another Jello monstrosity and I am feeling attacked! I kid, of course, but who would put gelatin in guac??? Guacamole … Continue reading

Almond Whipped Cream Topping

Recently, my husband bought us a new scanner. It has the ability to quickly scan photos and papers at high quality, plus it organizes as it scans. Basically, this has saved me. Earlier in 2020 I bought a large inventory of recipes, but it was daunting to scan them. My previous method was on a … Continue reading