Chocolate Orange Cheesecake 2015

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on May 4, 2015

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I posted this recipe in 2012 but I made it again this last weekend for an early Mother’s Day brunch at my sister in law’s.  The cake disappeared. Calling all cheesecake fans.  It is the time of year when there are plenty of unused packages of cream cheese left in the refrigerator [click to continue…]



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Babka with Chocolate Filling

May 4, 2015
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The original recipe is from Epicurious I think, maybe 2006 or so.  It is the best Babka recipe I ever tried and I try to make it once a year or so.  Lots of butter and wonderful for Shavuot. 

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Pistachio Pear Yogurt Cake

May 27, 2014
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This year the Holiday of Shavuot begins on Tuesday, June 3rd at sundown and ends June 5th an hour after sundown.  Shavuot is a joyous holiday, a time for celebration, and traditionally eating dairy foods, especially dessert.  All of those yummy things, made with butter, cream and yes even yogurt

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Grilled Portobello With Roasted Sweet Heart Tomato Crisps

May 9, 2013
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This makes a wonderful first course to a Shavuot Dairy Dinner or a light midweek dinner when you have had a big lunch and just want a little something tasty.  The other day I bought a beautiful pack of very fresh looking  Portobello mushrooms and then,

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Pineapple Coconut Cake

May 7, 2013
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Mother’s Day approaches and somehow brunch is in order.  My sister-in-law so graciously does the duty every year.  In fact this year she made Mother’s Day brunch a week early and I brought this lovely, super rich, moist, incredibly  flavorful cake to the celebration.  I baked two layers of my favorite coconut cake, with the […]

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