Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Cherry Tomatoes

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Hey folks! My friend Samantha from Little Ferraro Kitchen is graduating, and studying for finals, and all kinds of stuff that keep her too busy for blogging. I'm so excited to step in with a guest post for her. So head over there to see my recipe for Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Cherry Tomatoes, and to wish Samantha a big mazel tov on her graduation. And of course, come back soon for more yummy treats! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps

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Hey everyone, remember when my blog friend Tali from More Quiche, Please guest posted for me over the summer when my sister got married? Well now I got to repay the favor! I made my favorite vegetables in the world, and I talk all about them on Tali's Blog. So go check out my absolutely amazing Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps, and have a peak around her blog. Tell her I say hi!   Hope you love this awesome recipe folks! Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to enter my giveaway- a copy of Decorating Cookies by Bridget Edwards! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Challah: Guest Post by Estee Lavitt

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The party was AMAZING and I can't wait to show you guys pictures of it! I am as tired as I can remember being, so while I recuperate, I have one last guest poster for you. I am super excited to introduce you folks to Estee Lavitt. Estee is a working mommy who manages to find time to bake and cook delicious food, and she maintains a  blog. Also, she is the nicest person on the entire twitter. No jokes. Are you impressed yet? I know I am. Wait, there's more! Estee bakes the best challah ever. I know so because I tasted it. That's the awesome thing about meeting online friends in real life, you get to taste their goodies! Estee is pretty lucky too, if I do say so myself, because her husband … [Read more...]

Dark Truffle, Candied Cherry, and Toasted Almond Ice Cream

Tomorrow is the big party and I am freaking out about a million details I need to deal with. Good thing you guys won't have to miss out- I have an awesome guest post for you today! Carla from Chocolate Moosey has become a great blogging buddy of mine, and it's particularly fitting that she guest post here, because I met her initially through a guest post she did on another blog! Plus, Carla and I share a great love of desserts, which is pretty evident from posts of hers like these peanut butter nutella crinkles, these strawberry lemonade cupcakes and these chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake bars. (Plus, you know you gotta love a blog with an entire cheesecake section!) Anyway, check out … [Read more...]

Pastrami Wrapped Caesar Chicken – Guest Post by Kitchen Tested

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Remember when my sister got engaged and I made her a super gorgeous engagement party? Well she's getting married tonight! I know, it's crazy! My big sis is getting married. Anyway, while I'm off celebrating her big day, Melinda of Kitchen-Tested agreed to step in and share an incredible looking recipe with all of you. Although everything on her blog is strictly kosher, Melinda features recipes that are so innovative, you could easily think she doesn't have any restrictions. (Think Chicken with Red Velvet Waffles...I know, yum.) She also puts me to shame somewhat because her recipes feature step by step pictures (unlike mine!) which make it so much easier to make things like her fabulous … [Read more...]

Toasted Sesame Hummus (Link)

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I had some store-bought hummus earlier today, and I suddenly came to a startling realization. I have completely spoiled myself with my amazing homemade hummus, and I can't eat the store bought stuff anymore. Want to taste the amazing recipe for my Homemade Toasted Sesame Hummus? Check out my guest post here on my friend Jessie's blog. Enjoy! Come back soon, I have a real fun treat for you guys! -Miriam … [Read more...]

In This Week’s Ami

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I'm still in the midst of my intense bake-a-thon, and more tired than I've ever been in my life-er, at least since my last crazy bake-a-thon. However, I wanted to remind all of you to pick up a copy of this week's Ami Magazine for two awesome recipes. Cappuccino Cookie Cups Don't let their adorable cupcake like looks fool you. These are delicious coffee flavored cookies, topped with whipped cream. Think of it as your favorite drink at starbucks...in cookie form! (Because everything is better in cookie form!) I also made some delicious Crackle Top Lemon Tarts, so make sure to check out this week's Ami for the recipes! (If Ami isn't available in print where you live, check out their … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Caprese Panini

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I am spending the majority of my (non-work) waking hours in the kitchen, baking up a bunch of the most amazing treats you've ever seen! I can't wait to share them with you, but that requires time- something I don't have this week. Instead, my friend Tova B. is showing you folks how to make a delicious looking Panini. I dunno about all of you, but after reading this I have been craving Panini. I can't wait to try this recipe! If you want to contact Tova you can email me and I will forward it on to her. _________________________________________________________________ I love this recipe because it really is all about your own taste. The ingredients are simple, but the measurements of them … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Homemade Chocolate Caramels

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Let's start with some super exciting news: My big sister is engaged! She got engaged this past Thursday night, and we are all super excited for her. :) There's an engagement party next Sunday, so I plan to spend the week making all kinds of fancy treats for it. As you can imagine, my blogging time will be very limited, so my friend Rachel Sicherman agreed to step in and write an awesome post for you guys to enjoy while I am knee deep in Royal Icing and Buttercream Frosting. Rachel is not only the savviest shopper I have ever met (and she writes excellent shopping tips for the ordinary folks among us on her blog) but she is also the only person I know other than myself who finds … [Read more...]

Clown Cake Pops

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Last week ushered in the Jewish month of Adar, which means Purim is right around the corner. I have some super exciting Purim treats to share. Starting with these adorable clowns. Purim is all about being happy and joyous, something clowns can totally aid in. What better way to showcase them than the ever-popular cake pop? They may look difficult, but don't be fooled. These clowns are easy, fun, and a great activity to do with your kids! Scroll down to bottom for link to full recipe and tips. See? So easy! For detailed directions, as well as my adorable Hamantashen shaped cake pops, check out my guest post on Joy of Kosher. … [Read more...]