cravings…. roasted beets with feta & sugar snap peas

woke up yesterday with a craving for beets? no matter how much I rummaged nothing in my fridge or pantry was going to satisfy my body or quiet the tastebuds in my mouth… Read More

Back to the basics…best tomato sauce from scratch (using home grown tomatoes)

I decided to make tomato sauce from scratch. You would think with all the cooking that I do it is something that I have already accomplished in the kitchen. my “from scratch” tomato… Read More

Blueberry Ricotta Streusel Crumb Cake

I am the worst… the only thing that gets me through a fast day is cooking & baking! I sift through my recipes old & new… & just plan a dream menu to… Read More

never fail vegetable barley soup (perfect for pre/post fast)

Today I spent my Sunday reflecting & prepping Woke up to a sad & some truly disturbing news feed.. Words of hatred & ignorance in Israel, senseless death of a talented young man,… Read More

New England Summer Roll

it’s only the 2nd week of July and already for some odd reason I have this weird panicky feeling … the summer is flying by. before I know it, the holidays will be… Read More

The Perfect Quiche Recipe (9 days)

I did name myself the Dairy Gourmet. a little narcissistic ….maybe… but, I am a curator of sorts…an expert taster and tester if you will.. when it comes to fantastic Dairy Kosher recipes.… Read More

Potatoes & Peaches (my muse d’ salad)

if you have been reading my little blog for the last while you know what a truly devoted fan I am to the sweet & savory flavor combination. the other day though, I… Read More

Dog & Bean Pie

is it ever ok to be selfish? these days I am finding myself in the dog house.. a self imposed time out… for not wanting to engage on any level with friends, family…etc.… Read More

A Niblet Fiesta….Mexican Corn

 thump. thump. thump. thumpity. thump….  can you hear that? I am all a twitter… the goose bumps running up my arm are not just from the cooler air as I enter the room.. it’s… Read More

Just Say Yes…..Hemp Cereal

I am the typical child of the 80’s where somewhere around the 4th or 5th grade I was brainwashed by the ongoing propaganda in my elementary Jewish day school classroom & on TV.… Read More