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

Caesar Salad

We are all probably feeling bloated after the holidays, and since so many people make a New Year’s healthy eating resolution, let’s look at a salad that gives no consideration to calories or health at all! Caesar Salad – 1 head Romaine, 1 head lettuce Heat 2 Tbsp oil & 1 minced clove garlic Add … Continue reading

Homemade Bisquick

If you ever thought in a moment of frugality that you could make something just as easily as buy it (and often at less expense) then you might like to try this recipe for homemade Bisquick. Bisquick is a baking base mix that has numerous uses for pastry, biscuits, pies, cobblers and more. We use … Continue reading

Garden Supper Casserole

I meant to have this posted last week, but item is an enemy some days. This recipe isn’t appealing to me – there are a whole lot of peas and tomatoes in it and those two are not on my list of “approved” veggies. It sounds like a meat & veg casserole. I love the … Continue reading

Lemon Cream Cake (Mrs Marin)

Here is an example of a cake that is actually a pie. The delineation of cakes and pies really solidified in the 19th century, as prior to that cake, pie and pudding were all somewhat interchangeable. Remember the Boston Cream Pie that is baked in cake pans, the Fig Pudding that is boiled and resembles … Continue reading