Tag: Baking

APPLE BAKLAVA

Traditional American Dessert? Most would think of Apple Pie. Traditional Middle Eastern/Greek Dessert? Most would think of Baklava/Baklawa. So, why not combine both fabulous desserts into one! Apple Baklava, or Baklawa as I would prefer since I am of Syrian heritage, but most people only know of Baklava, so… Apple […]

SISTER’S TEA – LOCKDOWN STYLE

Come join my sister and me as we experiment with our first time to be together since Covid-19 arrived. We are planning to enjoy Tea and Blueberry Scones on the veranda… 12 feet apart. I will have prepared everything with mask and gloves on. Will be mindful of easy to […]

CARROT CAKE

Easter of 2020 I was a Brat! I let this damn Covid-19 rob me of a beautiful day. First time IN MY LIFE I wore Black on Easter Sunday. NOPE! No more ‘kick-the-can’ attitude for me! Today I took a long drive to where I grew up. Remembered so many […]

APPLE PIE SURVIVAL

These strange and uncertain times have put my emotions in a blender and turned it on puree! I woke this morning with a bad attitude. One of those ‘kick the can’ kinda attitudes, so I decided the only thing that might snap me out of it, is APPLE PIE. I […]

CHOCOLATE FREAKIN CAKE!

Do I feel guilty when I indulge in the most scrumptious bite of Chocolate Cake ever? Nope! Not when I make them into tiny little, harmless size, petite ‘cakettes’! “What harm could one, oh… say, two delicate little bites be”? My thoughts, exactly! Just standing over the slight sized iron […]

WINTER FRUIT PIE

A winter pie calls for something dark, heavy in flavor and of course, a splash of booze! I have just the pie for you. It has only a touch of guilt in it while the rest is lots of dried fruits, nuts and apples, Yum! While you can use a […]

CHRISTMAS CAKE: A WINTER WONDERLAND CENTERPIECE

Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Snow, Horse-drawn carriage fairytales bring a special magic to the holiday season. It brings out the little kid in all of us. And so, I couldn’t let the magic of this season pass without creating my very own Winter Wonderland Cakes, which are now the centerpiece for […]

FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE

What type of chocolate cake do YOU like? There are a gazillion recipes for chocolate cake. So the real determination as to what recipe you will love is to determine what you want out of the flavor of chocolate. There are those that prefer milk chocolate anything, which is less […]

ORANGE CAKE

ORANGES. Can you imagine a cake using Whole Oranges and only 5 ingredients! Spring is in the air and I wanted something bright and refreshing in flavor, gluten-free (without using any of those gluten-free flours), and healthy-ish. This cake is simply all the above and amazing! Ingredients 10 inch cake Oranges […]