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