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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Shawarma Torta for Ramadan

It’s the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims around the world. It is a month-long period when self-restraint and self-reflection is practiced and Muslims fast with no food or drink from sunrise to sunset. For Muslims, fasting is seen as a way to cleanse the soul and have empathy for those in the world who…

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5 Great Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is this Friday. When all the world becomes Irish and we are surrounded by green hues. Whether you are Irish or not, in the United States almost everyone gets into the Irish sprit. Streets are full of parades and bars become Irish pubs. There is a lot of rowdy fun on this…

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Lentil Fritters

It’s the start of Lent and a time when many choose to give up a favorite food as penitence and a symbol of sacrifice. Christian’s will fast and pray during Lent, and in many parts of the world Ash Wednesday and beginning of Lent is kicked off with various festivities,  such as in Greece with…

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Date Nut Oatmeal

We just got hit by another giant storm this weekend, and I’m pretty sure we will soon have no worries over the California drought. Cold wet days cause us cabin fever and that requires for hearty warm sustenance to keep us mollified. Good old oatmeal is the best for morning breakfasts and the awesome people…

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Heart Waffles with Cranberry Maple Syrup

Heart shaped waffles are a Scandinavian tradition topped with berries. I’ve given this ritual an American touch with Cranberry Maple Syrup for Valentine’s Day. A Norwegian heart shaped waffle iron would be ideal to make these waffles, but an American waffle maker will do for those of us who don’t have access to one. You…

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Pink Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and won’t it be wonderful to make your loved ones something sweet and pink to eat. I’ve got Pink Velvet Cupcakes, and Cream Cheese Frosting kissed by strawberries is perfection on top. These cupcakes are velvety smooth and easy to make in one bowl. Print Yum Pink Velvet…

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