Gluten-Free Cakes That Taste Delicious

The gluten-free market has become a mainstream way of achieving a healthier life.  In fact, according to research data, 41% of consumers want healthier food options.  Unfortunately, it seems as though the term gluten-free has become synonymous with sacrificing taste. However, this weekend I received four cakes to sample from Inspired by Happiness - a  brand that's committed to creating decadent and delicious gluten-free cakes- that actually convinced me that gluten-free doesn't have to mean deprivation. The Inspired by Happiness brand is … [Read more...]

Red Snapper Fillets

This recipe for Red Snapper Fillets (from Kosher by Gloria) is as refreshing as it is tasty.  And, with the crunch and sweetness of the plantains, you’ll be sure to win over your guests. Don’t be fooled, this dish is terrific year-round except, serving during the week of Passover definitely diversifies your entree options. Also, the fact that the recipes doubles, triples, and quadruples easily makes it ideal for any occasion. Enjoy — and remember you can substitute the Red Snapper with other white flaky fish too (Halibut, Grouper, … [Read more...]

Passover: Chocolate Covered Matzoh

Chocolate Covered Matzoh is a family favorite. My kids truly enjoy helping make this sweet treat that lasts well past the 8 days of Passover. We tend to call this recipe Matzoh Crack because, if you're not careful, you will get addicted. The recipe is basic and only requires a the few ingredients which you should have in your well-stocked pantry.  For the base, we use salted thin matzoh, not egg matzoh as we like the extra crunch plus the salt combined with the chocolate layer. For the chocolate applique we like to use mini chips … [Read more...]

Passover: Haroseth with Pears, Pecans & Figs

This is the best haroseth recipe I've made (or eaten)- and I'm not biased!  Sometimes haroseth can be too nutty with not enough fruit flavor.  This particular recipe strikes the perfect balance. Every spring, when I find myself in the kitchen making a new batch of haroseth for the upcoming seder, I cannot figure out why I only eat this amazingly flavorful fruit dish only two days out of the entire year.  It should NOT only be designated for this holiday. Like many other dishes I’ve tackled, once in the kitchen and confronted with the … [Read more...]