Apple and Honey Cheesecake

by Shoshana on August 16, 2015 · 10 comments

With Rosh Hashanah right around the corner (yes, it is already Elul) it means that apple and honey season is upon us again. While honey cake can be utterly delicious (if you don’t believe me try this one) I like to do something a bit more interesting with my holiday desserts. It has become my […]



Shavout, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai, is coming up this weekend. I have spent the week going over different versions of my holiday menus, and I think I finally have it settled. (If you want to know what I am making let me know it the comments) […]



Lemon Cheesecake Truffles

by Shoshana on June 13, 2013 · 13 comments

As a food blogger I often find myself with assorted dribs and drabs of leftover frostings, fillings or other ingredients in my refrigerator just waiting to be turned into something new. When making desserts to post on the blog I will often make partial recipes so that we don’t end up with quite so much […]



Dutch Chocolate-Mint Cheesecake

by Shoshana on January 24, 2011 · 7 comments



Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

by Shoshana on November 16, 2008 · 1 comment

It seems that at this time of year I find myself gravitating towards recipes full of fall fruits and spice. Now I know that pumpkin isn’t really a fruit, but for the purposes of desserts I consider it close enough. I have been experimenting with pumpkin recipes this fall, but so far haven’t had much success (the two versions […]


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Ginger Cheesecake with Sour Cherry Compote

by Shoshana on September 11, 2008 · 2 comments

For many years I refused to make parve versions of any dessert that was by definition supposed to be dairy. Like cheesecake. Or ice cream. Or caramel. There are worlds of delicious parve desserts that are not merely a poor imitation of the original dairy version and those seemed like a better place to start if I […]