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Polish Babka

Fruitcake and Christmas. Yep, it is definitely an association. So here is just yet another version of a fruitcake that in reality is usually served at Easter time in Poland. “Babka” is a polish word for grandmother, just in case you didn’t know (we didn’t ) I have fond memories of fruit cake at Christmas time. My mom (Rebekkah’s Grandma)
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Soft Wrap Bread

Happy after Thanksgiving! This is the perfect wrap bread for any turkey you might have leftover. It is easy to make, doesn’t really take long at all and come on, who doesn’t like soft fried bread! Even if you are way over Thanksgiving and have already finished off your leftovers, this soft bread is so so so good. We would
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Pumpkin Bread with Brown Butter, Toasted Pecans and Bourbon

  This is the perfect Thanksgiving pumpkin bread! It seriously is. Yes, we all have our traditional favorites but you really should give this one a try. It’s moist and nutty and very pumpkiny (yes, we know, that is not an actual word ). And if your are wondering if you can taste the booze in it, you can’t. It
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Cheddar Cheese Puffs

It is definitely that holiday time of year – lots of family, lots of parties. Need a easy peasy appetizer? Give this one a shot, it is easy to make and cheesy. Did we say “cheesy?”  Yeah, cause if you like cheese this appetizer is for you. And if you want more heat just add more cayenne….Take a deep breath,
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Zoe and Pippa’s Hot Air Balloon Cake

  Today Zoe and Pippa turn two! So crazy that two years have already passed, really crazy. They are amazing and sweet and smart and funny and rambunctious and a total delight. Yeah, I am not exactly objective, so what. Even Grandmas know extraordinary when they see it. Oh yeah, and beautiful too.   When Rebekkah asked them what color
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Salted Caramel Apple Doughnuts

  If you follow this blog even a little then you already know that we love doughnuts. We just do. Fried doughnuts are seriously the best – everyone knows that it’s all in the grease. OK, in the actual doughnut too. However, on the grounds that we want to be a little healthy but STILL eat doughnuts we figure eating
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Black Magic Cocktail

  This is such a fun cocktail and it’s delicious. The kids get candy, you get a cocktail – totally seems fair The rosemary in this really throws a twist into this refreshing drink. Not too mention the vodka lemony kick! And we love love using black ice cubes, so fun! If you are not a licorice fan leave out
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Spooky Halloween Buttermilk Pancakes

OK, so it’s almost Halloween and a Halloween cocktail is certainly on its way for you but in the meantime how about you make something for your kids? I get it, don’t they get enough crap on Halloween? Sure they do, any parent on this planet knows that. It’s just a given.  So in keeping with that theme, you know
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Quick and Easy Whole Wheat Blueberry Strawberry Muffins

So it is full on Fall and just about now you are beginning to miss those wonderful summer fruits, you know those fresh blueberries and strawberries specifically. Remember how you went berry picking on that hot summer day, ate a ton, and then you froze a bunch of them? Well, you froze the ones you didn’t devour immediately that is
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Quick and Easy Challah

Challah is a traditional egg bread for the Jewish Sabbath and also used for celebrating everything from Hanukkah to the High Holidays. Which BTW, Yom Kippur is this week and this Challah would be terrific to break your fast. Yes it would. But…… quick and easy? Yes. Really. You can make it all in your mixer, little or no kneading
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