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detox soup fixns

Detox Soup

Happy New Year to all! Well it’s January 2nd and like most people I have a few New Year resolutions. My number one resolution is to loose weight. Unfortunately I have the same resolution every year. I’m not alone – loosing weight is the number one New Year’s resolution across the board, year after year. That however doesn’t make […]

sweet noodle kugel

Barbara’s Sweet Noodle Kugel – Lokshen Kugel

The first time I celebrated Hanukkah, my husband and mother-in-law planned the menu. So Naturally noodle kugel was on the list. I must say, I wasn’t thrilled. I love savory noodle kugel. I frequently served it for holiday catering parties and my customers loved it. Sweet kugel? When I thought of sweet kugel, I thought of the dried up chunk of raisin-studded noodle – square I always saw at the deli. Yuk! Well, Barbara told me what to do and I followed her lead. We actually made a Polish style lokshen kugel. Lokshen is Yiddish for noodle, and kugel is a pudding, thus we have – noodle pudding.

the cronut

Time for the Cronut!

It was Sunday August Fourth, finally, time to pick up our cronuts. A very exciting day indeed!! We arrived at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in SoHo around noon. There was a long line of people looking for cronuts and S’mores. The cronuts were sold out hours before, which left many people sad and disappointed. They […]