The holiday season is already passing by in a blur. It can seem like a lot of work for the illusion of fun, or if you just stop and look around, you may get more than an illusion. I used to laugh at that saying, “Me Time” and think yeah sure I’ll take some of … Continue reading Food and Fun on the Run
I am amazed at how want is sometimes accompanied by need. We needed a reason to celebrate. Good thing she was born prematurely. The timing couldn't be better.
The anxiety levels of the neighborhood dogs are peaking. Dads are checking the fireworks from last year to make sure they blow up properly. The poor canines haven’t seen the worst of it yet. My friend's dog Max is hiding in his crawl space and will not come out, but a bribe consisting of table … Continue reading Frozen Pizza & Frozen Yogurt Happy 4th!
I heard about this terrific little place in Pompano Beach, Florida called Dandee Donut Factory. On the way to the ocean, I decided to stop and give their donuts a try. I'm glad I did, their donuts were more like desserts than dunking cakes. I left with two dozen and shared my good fortune with … Continue reading Dining and Desserts at Dandee Donut Factory
It’s the holidays coming down the stretch! That time of year when everything seems to accelerate. The days whistle by like the wind. Spare time is spent trying to get into the holiday spirit while work demands more time. After all, it is the holidays. There are parties to attend and decorations to be hung. … Continue reading Holiday Desserts on the Go!
I spoke with my Dad the other day. He recalled the afternoons we'd spent at Jahn's Ice Cream Parlor in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. We stuffed ourselves with cheeseburgers, onion rings, and, ice cream sundaes. My Dad would have what was playfully known as "The Kitchen Sink" sundae. He could put away twelve scoops of ice … Continue reading Jahn’s Ice Cream Parlor
Before cheesecakes became popular, they were served in the more obscure eatery’s. It was an atypical dessert and simply not for everyone. Sort of like Tiramisu until it became trendy. Now there are cheesecakes everywhere, and I mean everywhere. Cheesecake cupcakes, lollipops, muffins, brownies, pies, even cheesecake flavored ice cream, and the cheesy dessert trend … Continue reading Cheesecake Surprised?
It's been a long time since I've posted anything pertaining to food, particularly desserts & snacks. I've been the lucky recipient of the vaccine-resistant flu and that's not all! I've also been awarded a post-secondary super-infection. Frankly, I don't know what to do with all the bacterial attention. Now I am not one who enjoys … Continue reading Desserts and Snacks For The Flu
There is something wonderful about dining on kosher food in an authentic Israeli restaurant. The small surroundings are immersed in ethnicity, with the aroma of traditional spices and random chatter in its native tongue. There exists a kind of bustling among the Jewish Israelis that suggests a great zest for life. The various types of … Continue reading Kosher Food- Sunrise Pita & Grill
I was recently looking for desserts to serve at our annual rock-n-roll marathon. This is a big get together where friends bring a song list with three of their favorite songs from a pre-chosen era and each list gets played. The penalty for bringing commercial top 40 songs is cleaning up afterward. This makes the … Continue reading The American World of Desserts