This brussels sprouts salad is my new “go-to” salad. The shaved sprouts have a great crunch and are a welcome change from a salad with regular lettuce. Shaved, raw brussels sprouts are similar to the cabbage in coleslaw rather than like cooked brussels sprouts. I’m enjoying this salad and like the variety it’s adding to my cooking repertoire. Best of all, this salad is ideal for entertaining because it can be made days ahead (with the dressing on the side) and can sit out on a food buffet without getting soggy.
Archive | Holidays RSS feed for this section
I just had to have the rugelach recipe. So I bugged my friend, and she called her grandma right on the spot. With baby in one hand, my friend wrote down the recipe with the other. What we got was a list of ingredients and cursory directions, basically a vague outline of what to do. Hum, I thought, how was I going to make that?
This apple sauce is the perfect accompaniment to potato latkes for Hanukah. Homemade apple sauce is simple to make and so tasty. Every year when I make it for Hanukah, I wonder why I don’t make apple sauce more often. This recipe is an old family favorite from my Aunt Rose.
Chanukah is coming early this year. To get ready for the holiday, I am sharing my tried and true tips for making the tastiest, crispest potato latkes. Many delis make thick, mushy, soggy latkes. Mine are nothing like those. Follow my tips to make latkes that the whole family will look forward to every year.
I have always wanted to have a great apple cake recipe to make for the Rosh Hashanah holiday and to bake during the Fall when apples are in peak season. For years I’ve tried different recipes, and they’re all pretty good, but not really great. Well, this year I finally hit the apple cake jackpot.
These adorable chocolate lollipop centerpieces are quick and easy to make with the kids. The lollipops make such cute centerpieces for spring holidays like Passover and Easter.
I remember making homemade molded chocolate with my grandma Shirley when I was a kid. Making candy was always a fun project. As an adult, I inherited my grandma’s candy making molds and stored them for a long time. Recently, I came across the molds, and it’s been such a joy to share them with my kids. My grandma would have been thrilled to watch my little darlings make chocolate with her molds. I get a little “verklempt” (emotional) thinking about the tradition continuing.
Hi! I'm Dana, and I'm passionate about food and travel. I'm a foodie first, so every healthy recipe I create has to be delicious. You can find me tinkering in the kitchen or obsessively researching vacations. I have curated all the best things to eat and do at my favorite destinations. Hope you'll join my journey. [Read More]
- Favorite Stories
- Food Adventures
- Food for Thought