Archive For The “Special Occasions” Category

La Cuisine cheesecake {recipe review}

By | January 8, 2015

Want a perfect, no-fail, classic cheesecake? You’ve come to the right place! This is the second recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Lori Rapp’s cookbook, Secrets From Lori Rapp’s Kitchen. Lori and her husband Marvin ran the La Cuisine bakery and catering company in Jerusalem for 20 years. (If you missed my review of her popular quiches, you […]

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La Cuisine quiche {recipe review}

By | December 31, 2014

Richly flavored filling, a perfect buttery dough — it’s no wonder this was La Cuisine’s most popular savory dish! This is the first recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Lori Rapp’s cookbook, Secrets From Lori Rapp’s Kitchen. Lori and her husband Marvin ran the La Cuisine bakery and catering company in Jerusalem for 20 years. Come back soon […]

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Baked chocolate donut holes

By | December 22, 2014

What’s the best way to celebrate your baby’s first birthday? I debated this for weeks (but of course I did). I thought it was important to do something to mark our Chanukah baby’s big day, I just wasn’t sure what. My husband felt the same. Fifteen years down the road, if our son asked what […]

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White chocolate pomegranate bark

By | September 21, 2014

Okay, everyone. Three more days to Rosh Hashanah! Freezer filled? Good for you. Haven’t started cooking? It’s alright, your family will forgive you (or at least they really should, with Yom Kippur coming up). Anyway, it’s pretty much crunch time so I figured we should chomp down on some bark together. In the course of my […]

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