Living in New England, I continuously discover things that are local or regional to my hometown in Kentucky. Recently I discovered that people here are not familiar with Puppy Chow. Or, I should say, they’re not familiar with the name “Puppy Chow” for the chocolatey, peanut buttery, powdered sugary, addictive treat. They call it by other names, but when I refer to Puppy Chow they all think I’m crazy.
During Passover, I always find myself eating more dessert than usual. While often the food is less exciting (except at Seders, of course, because my mom is an amazing cook), the desserts are always good. Honestly, I fell in love with those Manischewitz boxed cakes when I was in college. I liked them so much, I would eat them even after Passover had ended. And they were small enough that I would always eat them in 1-2 sittings! But my absolute favorite Passover dessert has always been my mom’s chocolate chip meringue cookies. I always eat so many of them. I just can’t bring myself to stop. They are so good. But now I have for you a cake that will give those cookies a run for their money. A Kosher for Passover Flourless Chocolate Red Wine Cake. Continue Reading
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is baking for my friends and family. Baked goods make great gifts, especially for those of us who are always on a tight budget! When you’re baking for gifts, easy recipes are a must! Because let’s be honest, who has the time to make a lot of long, complicated recipes?! Continue Reading
Tis the season of cookies exchanges! I’ve had so many friends requesting recipes to use for cookie exchanges they are participating in. I’ve never been part of one, but I frequently share my Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe because it is so easy to make and if you need to make a lot of cookies, easy is so important!
Do you have a super quick, super easy, go-to recipe that you always resort to when nothing else is working? If you do, share it in the comments! Mine has always been Eagle Brand’s Foolproof Chocolate Fudge. Now, I don’t believe in the word “foolproof” as I’ve been known to mess up “foolproof” recipes or projects, but this fudge just always works. It takes no time at all to make, and then you just throw it in the fridge and you’re done. You don’t even have to turn on the oven! Continue Reading