Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks

"I think it's nice that there are all different kinds of lunches and breakfasts and dinners and snacks. I think eating is nice." – Albert from Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell C. Hoban

Nut Confections

If you’re like me, you mix nuts in to any ice cream (or other desert) you can. You may not be like me, you may be afraid of nuts. That … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carrot and Almond Cake

When mom asked me to make a cake, I immediately thought of carrot cake. I was probably thinking of a traditional carrot cake, but then I remembered the cake from Desserts … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 2 Comments


There are some people out there, not pointing any fingers, who really like chocolate. To the degree that they prefer chocolate over any other kind of desert. To the degree that the … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Aunt Ida’s Famous Cookies

No, I don’t have an Aunt Ida. This recipe is from Desserts and Sweet Snacks by Viana La Place. When making ice cream, especially ice cream with egg yolk custard, I … Continue reading

February 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Home-Made Yogurt

Yes, that’s right. Yogurt. Making yogurt. Why make yogurt, you might ask? First of all, if you’re already making ice cream, why not yogurt? Also, if you’re a frozen-yogurt type, … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Friday Afternoon Sushi

In the rush of getting ready for Shabbat, it’s easy to forget to have a proper bite to eat and just snack intermittently. So it was a real treat when … Continue reading

February 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Food Pictures

A lot of food blogs have great food pictures. Really stunning photographic examples that just make your mouth water. Like David Liebovitz, Nordljus, or Caren Alpert (a more extreme example). There … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gin and Tonic

When the ice cream gets to be a little much; the caramel burns, the custard curdles, or you realize you’re out of sugar, it’s helpful to relax with a gin … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Home-made Granola

My family goes through a lot of Granola, more so than any other “cereal” product. Home made granola is easy and tasty, and of course and excellent topping for ice … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

My parents are having a New Year’s party tomorrow night and asked me to make two flavors for the event. Since no party is complete without sauce, I made David … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 2 Comments

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