Flourless Chocolate Meringue Cake – Passover Approved!

One of my absolute favorite things about being an expat in Africa is the melding of cultures that happens. There’s the culture of the country where we are, and then you add in people from all over the world, and you get to experience traditions and celebrations from a wide variety of cultures in a new and…

Jewel Toned Crackled Eggs – Deviled or Hard Boiled

It’s almost Easter time! Easter is one of my favorite holidays – it is incredibly important to me for it’s religious meaning, a wonderful holiday to celebrate with a big dinner with family and friends, and heralds springtime, flowers, and new Easter dresses. 🙂 I’ve been very big on hosting Easter lunches since I moved…

Perfect Holiday Pie: Apple, Cranberry and Orange Pie

It’s finally the holiday season, so it’s time to share my tried and true favorite holiday recipe. I have honestly made this for every Thanksgiving and Christmas for the past three years, which has been made possible by the fact that I haven’t lived near my family for the past eight years, and so have…

Sugar Cookie Mustaches with a Chocolate Glaze

Happy Halloween! These are the perfect cookies to make for a Halloween party, or, to be honest, any time you feel the need to release your inner hipster with baked goods. 🙂   I first made these in celebration of a great Broadway show, the clever and amazing Peter and the Starcatcher. It’s essentially a…