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And for dessert…..

So what could be better than a quick Strawberry Cream Cake?!? BH&G yellow cake with a Strawberry Icing Fruit from CK Products and a strawberry whipped cream filling/icing with the same icing fruit. I bought a few flavors of the icing fruit a while back fr...

What’s For Dinner?!?

I’ll admit that when I go grocery shopping, I don’t usually have a plan. I do the weekly shopping on Wednesday, and usually just buy what strikes me at the time. If it looks good, it goes into the cart. It can be just about anything. Heck, I&#...

Lidia Bastianich

One of my favorite cooks (after Julia, who is my idol) is Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. She is an It...

Chocolate Hazelnut Marble Cake

So… whilst I was back here in the office bloggng away about dinner, Victor was in the kitchen...

Pork Chops Baked with Kasha and Wild Mushrooms

So – what’s the Russian word for “WOW! That’s really good?!?” Well, a...

Stuffed Flank Steak

I’ve said for years that some of the best cooking is just using the ingredients you have on h...

Peach Bread Pudding

Okay… It’s no secret that we’re dessert junkies. Almost every night we have som...

Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate

  The in-laws were over for dinner last night and I decided i wanted something for dessert I ha...

Mac and Cheese

My father hates cheese. My mother, on the other hand, loved it! Any and every kind. From a cow, fr...

Please to The Table

There’s a new cookbook gracing our humble abode – Please To The Table The Russian Cookb...

Painting and Cooking…

So we finally decided to paint the guest room – and move into it! Not a really big deal, oth...

Denny’s and Diners…

We had to make a quick trip up to Boston this week – definitely not a pleasure trip – a...

Motown Chanukah and Puff Pastry

Chanukah?!? Motown?!? Puff Pastry?!? Dissimilar objects?!? Not at all! We’re invited to ou...

Happy New Year!

What better way to spend New Year’s day than with The Mummer’s Parade , and the Three F...