Easy Homemade Toffee By Andrew Zimmern Our family friends shared this recipe with us a few years ago and I haven’t stopped making it since. It’s not easy for a new dish to become a favorite at holiday time, that’s a tough lineup to crack, but this treat is an easy, simple mind-blower that makes… Read More →
Passover Recipes Here are a few of my best recipes for Passover, from the ultimate matzoh ball soup and my grandmother’s chopped chicken liver to roasted lamb and flourless chocolate desserts. (Just a warning: I don’t keep kosher in my house, so not all of these recipes are kosher friendly.) Chopped Chicken Liver My grandmother… Read More →
Passover Recipes Here are a few of my best recipes for Passover, from the ultimate matzoh ball soup and my grandmother’s chopped chicken liver to roasted lamb and flourless chocolate desserts. Just a warning: I don’t keep kosher in my house, so not all of these recipes are kosher friendly. Matzoh Ball Soup This is… Read More →
12 Desserts for a Holiday Feast From a fruit cake you’ll actually want to eat and pear tarte tatin, to a decadent chocolate ganache cake and a classic pecan tart, here are 12 dessert recipes to round out your Christmas meal. Happy holidays!
My Favorite Cookie Recipes It’s the holidays. You’re bound to be invited to an annual cookie exchange, take goodies to the office, or be in charge of a Christmas dessert spread at some point. So we thought we’d help you out with my favorite cookie recipes, including a few classics from Minnesota State Fair blue… Read More →
How to Win Chrismukkah This Year No matter what holiday you celebrate, I’m sure we can all agree that food is what ties the season together. At my house, the kitchen smells of fabulous food from Hanukkah to New Years, whether it’s roasted duck or fruit cake. It’s the best time of the year. I’ve made… Read More →
My Best Hanukkah Recipes The Festival of Lights refers to a lamp in the temple that had only enough oil to last the Maccabees one night, but instead lasted for eight. The holiday celebrates the miracle of the oil, so fried foods are the perfect Hanukkah metaphor. If you’re sick of latkes and donuts, think outside of the… Read More →
Chocolate Chewy Meringues Michelle Gayer, chef and owner of Minneapolis’ acclaimed Salty Tart bakery, shares her recipe for chocolate meringues. Soft, chewy and rich with decadent chocolate on the inside with a crispy exterior, these meringues are the perfect, easy dessert.
Get into the Holiday Spirit It’s that time of year. You’re bound to be invited to an annual cookie exchange, take treats to the office, or be in charge of a Christmas dessert spread at some point in the coming week. Here’s my collection of some of my favorite cookies, including a few recipes from Minnesota… Read More →