As I am sure everyone has noticed there has been a shortage of posting around here lately. Things have been a bit hectic to say the least. Between packing up to move and driving cross country (with a two year old) there hasn’t been much time for anything. I am hoping to get back to [...]
Welcome to my new site! I finally decided that it was time to make the leap from blogger to wordpress and decided to to a major redesign in the process. A million thanks to Barbara from Kinetic Webs for all her design and programming help. If you were following my blog using an rss feed [...]
If you asked someone to name a word association with marshmallows elegant probably would not be the word to come to mind. Maybe campfires or s’mores. Or rice crispy treats. Or the chubby bunny game at summer camp (although no longer allowed, I understand, due to safety issues). In most cases marshmallows are pure fun, [...]
One of the most traditional foods for Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, is apples dipped in honey. Sure no holiday meal would be complete without sweet round challah, but the flavor that most epitomizes this holiday season for many people is the combination of apples and honey. This year I decided to play with [...]
As I mentioned in my last post, once I had made graham cracker cupcakes my mind immediately turned to smores. I had some extra batter left over from baking the bases for the ice cream cupcakes, and decided to make mini cupcakes (mostly because I had cute new mini cupcake papers I wanted to use).
One thing that never seems to be lack on Passover is candy. Synagogue schools sell it as a fundraiser, and otherwise health conscious people somehow seem to decide that at least a box of candy per person is a necessary staple to make it through the holiday. As a kid I eagerly looked forward to [...]
I recently acquired a new cook book (and by acquired, I mean somehow I clicked the button the placed it in my Amazon cart. It is amazing how often that happens with cookbooks, I just can’t explain it). I am in love. It is an entire book dedicated to marshmallows. Now I happen to be [...]