Dasha’s Cottage Cheese Pie

An old family recipe for a cottage cheese ‘pie’ baked in a square pan…so not really a ‘pie’ but not a square either! This recipe has a cake like bottom, cottage cheese filling & cake like top… slightly sweet but not too much sugar…baked to a golden brown. But it isn’t really a cake either!…

Cottage Cheese Muffins

I love these cottage cheese muffins. The recipe is from over 40 years ago! Our family has been making them forever! I think the original recipe was given to my mom by a friend of hers. Sometimes I would play  majong with my mom’s group & this friend of hers would make the cheese muffins…

Kahlua Vodka Ice Cream Cake

Hot weather & ice cream cake go together…right? Of course they do & if you are having a dinner party…well… put some Kahlua & vodka in that ice cream!!

Greek Pasta Salad

I love pasta salad, but the problem is sometimes I find that the pasta is quite tasteless & worse for me is if it is undercooked…or overcooked I suppose!  I realize I don’t love the vegetables in there either…I am not being critical of other peoples pasta salads…I just wanted to make mine a bit different…

Pumpkin Custard

My husband Murray loves everything pumpkin! Maybe not a pumpkin spice latte but pretty sure everything else! Murray made these pumpkin custards with fresh pumpkin & they are delish!

Cold Beet Borscht

This is one of the easiest soups I have ever made!! I was a bit skeptical about it when I looked at the recipe, but it was a recipe of my aunt’s, so I decided to have faith & give it a try! 

Kahlua Vodka Ice Cream Cake

Hot weather & ice cream cake go together…right? Of course they do & if you are having a dinner party…well… put some Kahlua & vodka in that ice cream!!

Baked Noodle Kugel with Yogurt

The definition of a ‘kugel’ is according to Wikipedia, a baked pudding or casserole, most commonly made from egg noodles or potatoes,

Cottage Cheese Muffins

I love these cottage cheese muffins. The recipe is from over 40 years ago! Our family has been making them forever! I think the original recipe was given to my mom by a friend of hers. Sometimes I would play  majong with my mom’s group & this friend of hers would make the cheese muffins…

Spinach Broccoli Bake…..update

I was just talking to my sister this morning about this delicious dish! Sometimes I forget about the old standbys because I am looking at new recipes to put on this blog

Eggplant with Kale & Yogurt

Another recipe from Bon Appetit! This time it is for roasted eggplant, crispy kale, tomatoes & yogurt! We ate this just as is  without anything else, but it would be excellent in a pita with some hummus…some falafel… with some fish….rolled up in a wrap… the possibilities are endless!