Items tagged: Nuts

Peanut Butter and Jelly Crumb Muffins מאפינס חמאת בוטנים וריבה עם שטרויזל בוטנים

My first encounter with peanut butter was late one night in Grama’s kitchen.  Gramma and Zeidi, Better Half’s grandparents, had moved to Israel a few months before we met each other and their apartment, conveniently located between both our parents’ and only 15 minutes away (by motorcycle) from our university, soon became our favorite meeting
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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars

I used to envy American bloggers for having an annual pumpkin festival, commencing just before September and lasting well into the winter. Sadly, pumpkins as well as autumn and Halloween associated with them, are pretty much irrelevant in the Holy Land, where autumn is all but non-existent and Halloween is something we read about in Harry Potter books.
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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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Breakfast Biscotti

Please repeat after me: “BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR”! Again. And again, please. One would think that intelligent adults, in their forties, parents to a number of young children, risk managers by occupation and by nature, would count till ten (at least) before saying something they might gravely regret later. Specifically those of us who
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Chocolate Chip Streusel Banana Snackin’ Cake

I am curious.  How many of you were told, when you were very young and innocent, that the brown mushy parts on a ripe banana are really “honey” and “the best part of the banana”?  It might be an Israeli mother thing, but that’s what we grew up on in our house (along with “don’t
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