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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Keeping The Balance During Autumn Equinox With Pomegranate Posset

Fall is knocking on our doors.  It’s the Fall Equinox, when the earth will experience equal hours of day and night.  This first day of Autumn promises us cooler temperatures, perhaps rain, and shorter days.  This rhythm of Mother Nature calls on us to embrace the coming darkness and introspect within ourselves to nourish our…

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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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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are not just a treat for Christmas, but a delight all year round.  Many of us like to gift these delicious cookies during the holidays mainly because they are easy to make and have a little extra touch with the art of our own thumbprints. However, I love these cookies any day…

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