Halloween Spider Donuts

Have you been to your local donuts shop lately. They seem to come up with these themed donuts for every holiday.  Dunkin Donuts rolled out their lineup for Halloween, which is a spider donut.  These are some creepy looking donuts with bright orange bulging eyes popping out from the spider. I came up with a…

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The Book Of Life – Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Back in 2014 we got a glimpse of Mexican culture and Dia De Los Muertos in a film, “The Book of Life”.  With “The Book of Life 2” scheduled to release next year and another seemingly cute look at the ethos of Dia De Los Muertos with the upcoming Fall release of “Coco”, I thought…

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Chocolate Chip & Walnut Crusted Banana Bread

Fall is around the time when I start doing more baking.  And as the first day of Autumn – The Fall Equinox – arrives this Friday, I look forward to a weekend of festivities.  Some baked goods are perfect to nourish every person’s senses.  I’m baking some traditional Banana Bread that can be easily passed…

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Saffron Milk & Date Pudding

A staple of the Middle East, dates have many values, much of which is health benefits.  Dates provide a wide range of essential nutrients, and are a very good source of dietary potassium. It’s important to remember that the sugar content of ripe dates is about 80%, so when I use dates in a recipe…

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Dutch Baby With Salmon, Avocado & Creme Friache

How was your Mother’s Day?  I hope everyone felt cherished and enjoyed spending time with their nearest and dearest.  I wanted to share my Mother’s Day brunch with you.  This is something that can be made for any Sunday brunch and it will charm your guests. There is no time of the day when pancakes…

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Beauty and the Beast Inspired Three Cheese Soufflé & Lemon Thyme Green Tea

It’s rare that I feature a film currently showing in theaters, however, the 2017 live action version of the original Disney animated Beauty and the Beast is one of those charming films that I couldn’t resist doing. It takes me back to my childhood days when I watched it repeatedly on video and I’m sort…

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