Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · starters dips and snacks · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

This is one simple Banana bread. It always comes out right. It does not have gazillion pounds of butter in it and it contains 50% whole wheat flour. The crust has almost a crunch to it and it keeps on the kitchen counter on in the fridge for a few days, without getting soggy or… Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Bread

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Bread · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

I was hesitating if to post this recipe due to it's simplicity, but then I remembered that sometimes, the simplest, most basic of recipes are the hardest to find out there in the World Wide Web. No fancy duck confit here folks. Bruschetta is a great way to use up leftover bread and look sophisticated all… Continue reading Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

Babies · Breakfast and Brunch · Life · Recipes · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Savory Swiss chard and cheese muffins

I've just passed the last hour of my life going up and down a flight of stairs, coercing an almost hyperventilating, super excited, I-just learned-how-to-stand-up 9-months-old and a defying, rebellious, mind boggling(ly) stubborn 2 year old to retire their act and go to bed. When I enter the room, they both resentfully pipe down, only to resume… Continue reading Savory Swiss chard and cheese muffins

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Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Do you like orange marmalade? the bitter-sweet tangy kind with real pieces of orange peel in it? So do I.  Sooo good on a fresh slice of bread, even better if you sneak in some butter. How about sugar? lots of industrial, processed, white sugar? do you like that? oh, and some Fructose (another name for… Continue reading Quicky Microwave Orange Marmalade

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Home made Ricotta style cheese

  If I would have known how easy this is to make, I would have made my own Ricotta cheese years ago instead of weekly harassing my grocer to get me some. Seriously, it's no hassle whatsoever. This cheese was made from a liter of 10% coffee cream that was about to pass date in my… Continue reading Home made Ricotta style cheese

Fish · Recipes · starters dips and snacks

Gefilte Fish Loaf

I initially hesitated naming this dish Gefilte fish which literally means "stuffed fish". Traditionally made from ground carp or pike (or White fish), the seasoned fish ball is stuffed back into the fish's skin, then cooked and served cut in pretty slices. VERY labor intensive. Jewish matriarchs had live carps swimming in the tub on holiday eve's, pots and pans were filled… Continue reading Gefilte Fish Loaf