American Flag Slab Pie

by Shoshana on June 25, 2015 · 1 comment

The 4th of July is fast approaching, and with it the opportunity to break out the red, white, and blue. I have so much fun getting creative with themed parties for holidays and other celebrations (you should see the themed birthday parties I throw my kids) so every year I try to do something different […]


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Fresh Fruit Sauces for Blinzes

by Shoshana on May 14, 2013 · 12 comments

Shavout, coming seven weeks after Passover, is the holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai. It starts tonight and I have spent the last few days cooking up a storm. It is traditional to eat dairy meals on Shavout so it is nice to be making different things than I usually […]



Almond paste is one of my favorite things. I love the sweet almond flavor and use it in as many things as I can. It can get expensive to buy the tiny cans of almond paste they sell in the store so I buy the huge industrial sized can and keep the almond paste in […]



Lemon Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

by Shoshana on July 16, 2009 · 5 comments

One of my all time favorite cakes is a blueberry lemon almond upside down cake. This moist delicious cake has a delicate lemon and almond flavor with a sugary crunch on top from caramelized blueberries that makes you want just another little slice more. It can make normally restrained people decide that cake makes a […]