Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sweet and Sour Shrimp Stir Fry

Almost everyone who likes Asian food likes stir fry because it is quick to make and the vegetables stay brightly colored, are crisp and retain their flavor and vitamins. There is no reason not to order or better yet – … Continue reading

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Spinach Arancini – An Italian Spinach Ball

When most of us think of Antipasto, we generally think of some Italian salamis, cheeses, olives, marinated artichokes, perhaps tapenade….wonderful, hot bread and butter, bread sticks….but there are others. The word “antipasto” as most of you know, simply means: Before … Continue reading

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Crown Roast of Lamb with Mushroom Stuffing

A Crown Roast – be it of Lamb or Pork – is one of the most elegant entrées to grace your table. No matter its elegance, it is quite simple to make. You just tie 2 racks together and voila, … Continue reading

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Mocha Nanaimo Bars

I was sitting here thinking that now Spring is here – and Summer will arrive before we are ready for it (are we EVER ready for it?). We baked desserts all winter long because using the oven helped heat the … Continue reading

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Kalamata Olives with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Spread

My sister makes this appetizer that has everyone clamoring for more – AND for the recipe! With her permission, I’m sharing it with you because it is really beautiful to look at, simple to make, and really yummy! The best … Continue reading

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Chardonnay Mushrooms

Similar to those served at Applebee’s Restaurant, these are quick to make and delicious! You can serve them on top of steaks or chops, fish or chicken – to add yummy flavor to your plate. And, I just learned that … Continue reading

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Israeli Sesame Cookies

Today is Israel Independence Day – called Yom Ha-ahz-ma-oot, in Hebrew. So in honor of this, here is a simple recipe for a healthy cookie made of sesame seeds. I use the plain, white ones but you can use a … Continue reading

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