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: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

D wants to make an Israeli Birthday cake for her school project.I have looked at about a dozen recipes, and incorporated them to this version. Traditionally those are made in the original oven pan. I have modified it to use a 9×13” pan. Ingredients Dry Ingredients: 1½ cups all purpose flour ¾ cup Cocoa Powder 1 tsp baking… Continue reading Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

Recipe: chocolate cheesecake

Ingredients Dry 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Wet 1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 large  Eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Filling 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 8 oz farmer’s cheese/ricotta 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading Recipe: chocolate cheesecake