Fabulous Hamantashen

 These delightful triangle shaped filled goodies are cookie-like with a filling of jam or prune or even chocolate.  We eat hamantashen traditionally for the festival of Purim in March, which recounts the story of the heroic Queen Esther Continue reading

Seattle Blackberry Crisp

 While growing up in Seattle, I developed a passion for blackberries and raspberries.  Blackberries grew plentifully on every vacant lot and on every little untended strip of soil all over the city.  On late summer afternoons, we would put on old clothes Continue reading

Hazelnut Biscotti with Chocolate Chips and Currents

 I love biscotti, as I sit at my desk working I crave one.  For many years, I struggled to make them taste good and be able to slice them into thin enough pieces.  The dilemma was Continue reading

Linda’s Chocolate Espresso Cake

 

Rich, dark, moist with an intense chocolate flavor, this cake is always popular.  It is a large enough cake to serve 12-16 people Continue reading

Chanukah Bumuelos or Turkish Beignets

If you want to make a killer fried treat for Chanukah or any holiday see my new article at the San Diego Jewish World on line.