Vicky’s Blog

November 8, 2013 Peanut Butter/Sun Butter Chocolate Lollies

I don’t know about you but at this time of year, with the holidays around the corner, I’m always looking for simple, easy to make treats which I can put together in about 1 hour and which can be presented at a moment’s notice for guests or toted to a dinner party as a quick hostess gift. My chocolate lollies are the quintessential solution to this dilemma. They are incredibly easy to make, take about 30 minutes to put together and then only about another… Read more >>

November 7th 2013, Jamie Geller

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Although I have never met Jamie Geller in person, I feel like I have known her for years after simply reading her books and her recipes. Her writing as well as her recipes are so approachable, full of genuine feeling and down to earth humor. I even found myself chuckling out loud after she sent me her post. Although she bills herself as the bride who didn’t know how to cook, she indeed has come a long way, providing her readers with delicious, do-able, comforting… Read more >>

November 6th, 2013 Dreidel Cookies

It seems to me that around the holidays, parents relax the rules a bit. Whether it’s what time you expect your child to go to sleep, how much leisure activity you allow them or what treats you let them have, or for that matter, how many!! Certainly, the same is true of Chanukah. The kids are out of school, routines have melted a touch, dinners run late into the evening and chocolate gelt is flowing. One of my favorite ways to spend time with my… Read more >>

November 5th, 2013 Levana Kirschenbaum

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Chanukah Countdown Commences!!! So, as I’ve been tempting you with, today starts my special edible tribute to Chanukah. To start it all off, I am thrilled to present to you a recipe by Levana Kirschenbaum. Levana writes the popular and helpful website The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, at Chock a bloc full of recipes, both for everyday and festive meals, Levana knows food. It’s that simple. She started off as a restaurateur in the 70’s and is well known for her interactive cooking demos… Read more >>
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