Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Ingredients: ½ cup boiling water 4 oz bittersweet/semisweet chocolate roughly chopped1 tsp instant coffee (I used a whole instant coffee single bag) 3/4 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt ½ cup (8 tbsp) unsalted butter (room temp)½ cup granulated sugar½ cup compacted brown sugar 3 large… Continue reading Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Oshkosh 2022! Woo hoo!

We are so excited about the next Oshkosh airshow (July 24-31, 2022). The hotel is already booked. Even though it is a lot early we are already plan the 9 hours flight from Palo Alto Airport… Woh hoo!

recipe: Morning Glory Muffins

Ingredients:2 cups total of:  —- grated apple & carrots —- canned crushed pineapple=> drained well of all liquids 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup brown sugar1/2 tbsp cinnamon1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup flaked coconut1/2 cup dried apricots/cherries/dates “cubed” (~1/4″ cubes)1/2 cup pecans/walnuts bits 2 eggs1/3 cup vegetable oil1/2… Continue reading recipe: Morning Glory Muffins

recipe: Hamantaschen Sugar Dough

Dry ingredients2 cups flour2 tsp baking baking powder1 tsp lemon zest (fresh)1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temperature)1 cup granulated white sugar1 egg2 tsp orange juice1 tsp vanilla Dough preparation:In a mixer bowl with pedal attachment cream butter and sugar.Add egg & mix well.Add orange juice, and vanillaAdd “dry ingredients”, and mix… Continue reading recipe: Hamantaschen Sugar Dough

Recipe: Sous Vide Fairytale Cheesecake

Original recipe from Aviv’s grandma. This time “cake” is made in 4oz canning mason jars. Fruit layer:2 c strawberries/soft fruit cut to medium cubes1/4 c granulated white sugar2 tbsp cornflour1 tsp lemon juice1/2 tsp lemon/orange zestcheesecake layer:4 cups of greek yogurt & sour cream (~2 c + 2 c)4 eggs1 cup baker’s sugar (super-fine granulated… Continue reading Recipe: Sous Vide Fairytale Cheesecake

Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Original recipe from Aviv’s grandma. Cake Ingredients: 4 cups of greek yogurt & sour cream (~2 c + 2 c) 4 eggs 1 cup baker’s sugar (super-fine granulated white sugar) 1/4 cup cornflour 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp lemon zest Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter cake 9″ springform… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature1 cup baker’s sugar4 large eggs room temperature2 tsp pure vanilla extract1 cup sour cream (14% fat) 4 oz semisweet chocolate bar melted 2 oz of espresso at room temp1/4 cup mini chocolate chips    instructions Preheat the oven… Continue reading Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Recipe: Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Cooking Time : 1 hourEquipment: large pan Ingredients: Olive oil [EVOO]1-2 lbs of brussel sprouts, clean and cut into halves1 medium sized onion, diced1-2 garlic cloves, cut small [optional]salt [to taste]black pepper Preparation: Preheat oven to 350ºF (Make sure rack is in the oven center). Oil pan well with EVOO  Add brussel sprouts, onions, garlic,… Continue reading Recipe: Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Recipe: Apple & Pecans Bread

Cooking Time : 1 hourEquipment: loaf pan INGREDIENTS:Dry Ingredients1½ cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt1/4 tsp nutmeg Wet Ingredients ¾ cup brown sugar½ cup butter2 egg1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup milk 2 cups peeled & chopped apples (about 2 [granny smith+non sour apple])½ cup [Trader Joe’s toasted] pecan pieces… Continue reading Recipe: Apple & Pecans Bread