Tagged with holiday

Clementine & Pomegranate Salad with Ginger

Clementine & Pomegranate Salad with Ginger

Simple, colourful, and delicious–what more does one need from a fruit salad? All of the credit for this fantastic dish goes to my lovely mother, who threw together this salad for a holiday dinner earlier in December. That specific incarnation of the salad disappeared quickly, but in the days since the dinner,  I have discovered … Continue reading

Eggnog Walnut Muffins

Eggnog Walnut Muffins

Happy New Year! If, like me, your enthusiasm for the holiday season means that you still have lots of eggnog lingering in the new year, look no farther! Between this recipe and my eggnog waffles, you should be able to use up any spare ‘nog. I had originally planned to make these muffins with cranberries instead of … Continue reading

Fourth of July Flag Cake

Fourth of July Flag Cake

Though I have been living outside of the United States for six years, without fail, I always celebrate the Fourth of July. Last year, I made a flag cake based heavily on A Stove With a House Around It’s recipe. From the outside, the cake looks like a simple white layer cake, but cutting it … Continue reading

Haroset

Haroset

Ideally, I should have posted this recipe weeks ago, before Passover seder. Just because Passover is over, however, does not mean that we cannot continue to eat haroset. Outside of the seder context, haroset makes a great summer salad, waffle/pancake topping (when heated), or crepe filling. None of the amounts in this recipe is exact–add … Continue reading

Red Wine Chocolate Layer Cake

Red Wine Chocolate Layer Cake

What’s a burgeoning cook to do for her birthday? Make a cake, of course! With exams finished and work yet to start, I decided to spend the afternoon of my birthday making a Smitten Kitchen cake I had been eyeing for awhile. As always, her recipe works like a dream. The quantities listed below are … Continue reading