Orange Pancakes with Honey Butter פנקייקס תפוזיים מחיטה מלאה

I’ve been carrying a huge load of guilt regarding our kids’ unhealthy breakfasts for years. During my crazy career days, I used to leave the house before they even woke up and Better Half had been in charge of dressing, feeding and sending two, three and later four kids to their various care-giving arrangements, before heading off to work
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Ultimate Birthday Cake עוגת יום ההולדת האולטימטיבית

On the morning of Bambino’s fifth birthday, he woke us up by tapping on my shoulder and whispering in my ear: “Ima, wake up, you have to decorate my house”. The fact that it was barely seven o’clock in the morning preceding our return from almost two weeks in Italy (and that I forgot to buy
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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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