Savta Esther’s Tuna Casserole מאפה פסטה וטונה של סבתא אסתר

As we all know, you don’t only marry the person you (hopefully) chose to but also his or her family.  And in my case, his (complex, well-defined and somewhat uncompromising) food issues too. At first, I discovered there were certain foods he just won’t eat.  Take tomatoes, for example.  Aside from the təˈmɑːtəʊ vs. təˈmeɪtoʊ
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Everyone’s Favorite Birthday Cake (or Chocolate Cherry Coffee Cake) עוגה לקפה עם דובדבנים ושוקולד

I hope this wasn’t too much of a sacrilege and by no means did I intend to transform Martha Stewart’s birthday cake into an (almost) everyday coffee cake.  It just happened. I loved the story about the not so savvy Baked duo baking with Martha Stewart and the idea of a snack cake transformed into a celebratory one. 
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Burnt Sugar Bundt Cake with Caramel Rum Frosting

I’m in test(s) mode.  And for the first time I’m actually enjoying it. Ages ago, when Better Half used to tell me how much he enjoys taking tests, I remember thinking to myself “only someone who loves tax law can say something like that”.  How could anyone enjoy taking tests?  I dreaded tests!  Not necessarily because
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Black Cocoa Bundt with Butter Whiskey Glaze עוגות קקאו מטריפה עם זיגוג חמאה ווויסקי

I can’t recall when I stopped liking chocolate cakes. For ages that was by far my favorite kind of cake.  My father used to bake a certain chocolaty cake with a rich chocolate glaze for birthdays, school parties and nearly every Sabbath.  He baked it in a big sheet pan and I used to eat any leftovers for
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

My intention was to go along with the Baked Sunday Mornings’ baking schedule and prepare the Rainbow Icebox Cake with Homemade Chocolate Cookies.  But then my mother told me that my father’s blood sugar has been soaring lately.  Given that my parents were coming over for the weekend, it didn’t feel right to have such a tempting
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