Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

This, dear readers, might be the last post in my Memoirs From a (No) Ski Vacation series of posts.  (Come on! At least have the decency to wait for me to finish the paragraph before you jump up and down with joy! If you were fed-up with this saga, all you had to do was
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My Mother’s Apple, Raisin, Noodle Kugel

You have been deprived of a great winter recipe, my dear invisible readers. I was trying to write a post about a hearty Potato, Mushroom, Barley, Soup for over a week now.  It was a great success in France during our ski vacation.  The perfect answer to last week’s ferocious East Coast storm. The draft was a
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Stocking Up on Ripe Bananas

Got some extra ripe bananas which the kids won’t look at (no matter how hard you try to convince them the brown spots are really honey, and the tastiest part of each banana), yet do not have time to bake a cake right away? Thanks to my friend Galit, I stopped worrying about wasting those
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Homemade Buttermilk

I try to stay away from recipes calling for half a cup of heavy cream, three quarter of a cup of buttermilk and so on, since more often than not I find myself throwing the leftovers to the garbage after a while,  having forgotten all about it.  On other occasions I force myself to make another dish,
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Stocking Up on Lemon/Orange Zest

I am sure you have all had the saying “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, tossed at you at various points in time.  I am happy for those of you who like lemonade, as I am sure it made you feel a bit better. Yours Truly, however, is a half empty glass type of
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