Kasha

My mom made Kasha a lot!!!! It was a staple in out house…kind of like pasta in some other houses…. & I had no idea what Kasha actually was when I was a kid, now I know it is roasted buckwheat My aunt made Kasha Varnishkes.. which is kasha & tradition Ashkenazi Jewish dish that…

Pot Roast in the Instant Pot

Another Instant Pot recipe that you can make in the oven if you do not have an Instant Pot! This pot roast recipe is from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen. It is very different from the usual pot roast recipe that I make so a really nice change for Murray!!!

Chocolate Skor Cookies

These cookies are made with brown butter, which is something different for me. I haven’t really used brown butter very much but the picture of these cookies looked so good & I was intrigued by the brown butter … so I had to make these. They are soooo delicious!

Banana Bran Muffins

Again I had brown bananas in the fruit bowl & I had just bought some bran & wheat germ to make a bread….& I LOVE BRAN MUFFINS so…. I baked some banana bran muffins!

Caramel Graham Wafer Squares

This recipe is very similar to the cracker/matzoh caramel crunch recipes we all love  The first time I had them was when my sisters’ mother-in-law made them in the ’60’s. I do not make them very often but I think that I will…you know what happens to me…I move on to new recipes & forget the old…

Oven Baked BBQ Chicken

Another one of my mother-in-laws delicious recipes. We ate this a lot when we lived near  Murray’s parents & whenever we went to visit. 

Rugelach

I have never made Rugelach with a cream cheese dough before but seeing the picture of these I could not resist baking these.

Pumpkin Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese

Pumpkin Biscuits with Cheddar Cheese..an interesting combination for sure. We weren’t completely convinced that this would be good but it is! I think this is a great accompaniment for any meal & I also made it into a sandwich with lox & cream cheese! 

Pumpkin Loaf

I have no idea who gave me this recipe… it is just written down on an index card….but it it is a really good recipe. Dense & delicious. You can make this with or without added raisins…nuts…plain is great…you can adapt it to your taste. This recipe makes 2 loaves so I made one with…