What Are the “Ice Saints”?

originally posted in 1999 in my old site Recently when I talked to my mother in Switzerland she casually mentioned the “Ice Saints”. I asked her for an explanation as I don’t quite remember the logic behind it and she could not tell me either. So I went hunting for…

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Lemon Squares/Bars

I got this recipe from my Dutch friend Willy when I lived in Israel. It is easy to make and very tasty. So tasty in fact, that my hubby requested them for his 60th birthday in 2010. Preheat oven to 350°F 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup…

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Banana Bread/Muffins

Whenever I see older bananas on sale in the store I buy 3 to make my banana bread. It is easy to make and makes a delicious snack. Sometimes, when I don’t want to wait the hour for the banana bread to bake, I make muffins instead as they only…

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Apple Juice Cream/Pudding

I tasted this dessert in Switzerland (Oct 06) when my aunt (Erna Furter) made it, because she said that after Raclette with all that cheese the fruity dessert was a refreshing. I copied the recipe from her old cool looking cookbook and translated it into English. I guess after living for…

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