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Pomegranate-Rum Punch

Pomegranate-Rum Punch

This lovely cocktail is my pomegranate-rum punch and it may be just what you need to celebrate New Years in-style. Punch was actually invented as a beer alternative in the 17th century by men working the ships for the British East India Company. These men 

Lamb Stew With Israeli Couscous

Lamb Stew With Israeli Couscous

My husband loves lamb stew. In all honesty, I think it’s because it reminds him of goat stew, something we both become fond of while vacationing in Anguilla. Can’t say that I’ve ever have (or would eat) goat stew on a regular basis, but in 

Puerto Rican Coquito

Puerto Rican Coquito

This coquito recipe is dedicated to my sister. My sister has taught too many things over the years. Just two years my senior, we have always been close. As a kid, I looked up to my sister in awe and worship. To me, she was perfect. 

Holiday Icebox Cake

Holiday Icebox Cake

This is a holiday icebox cake, my new favorite, effortless no-bake retro dessert. The term “retro desserts” has been popular for a while now. Food, much like fashion, is often circular. Food trends swing far and wide, but those with real roots, often circle back 

Israeli Jelly Donuts “Sufganiyot”

Israeli Jelly Donuts “Sufganiyot”

Sufganiyot, also known as, Israeli jelly donuts or “Hanukkah donuts” are deep-fried jelly donuts that are traditionally eaten in Israel during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Here the oil used to fry the donuts, like a traditional latke, are reminiscent of the oil that miraculously burned— according 

Panettone (Italian Christmas Bread)

Panettone (Italian Christmas Bread)

During the Christmas season, Americans enjoy decorated sugar cookies, the English have plum or Christmas pudding and the Italians have panettone, a sweet Milanese bread with hints of citrus, vanilla, and candied fruit. Panettone is a staple of Italian festivities dating back to the Middle