Severed Witches’ Fingers

Today was The Girl’s class Halloween party, and I was tasked with making cookies. Well, ok, I signed up for cookies – because I knew just what I wanted to do. I made a recipe similar to one I’d tried a couple of years ago, but as good as they …

Coconut Macaroons

I’ve never been a huge fan of those coconut macaroons that are a staple of every Seder dessert table. Then again, I’ve only ever had the¬†Manischewitz variety from the can. Today, I made some from scratch! I found the recipe in Stacey Ballis‘ book,¬†Out to Lunch. Here it is – …

Pumpkin Bread (or cupcakes/muffins)

This is my grandmother’s recipe for pumpkin bread. I’ve always loved it, and a few years back I finally asked my aunt for the recipe. A Facebook friend recently posted that she was looking for a pumpkin muffin recipe, so I decided to share this. In my opinion, this one …