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Annabelle's Honey Cake

For years, loaf-style honey cake eluded me. I tried tons of recipes, but always ended up with loaves that were burnt on the outside and raw in the middle. 345 more words

Cakes + Cupcakes

In This Time of Asking Forgiveness, I Am Donating to Help Hurricane Survivors

We were in San Juan, Puerto Rico in June. A lovely island for a day of sight seeing as we cruised the Caribbean. We took a bus to the Fort in San Juan, and then a walking tour from the Fort back to the ship. 479 more words


Recipes & Ideas for the Fall Feasts

It’s a few days after the observance of Rosh HaShannah, the Jewish New Year – and I’m finally beginning to catch my breath. John & I had just returned from two weeks in Europe, and I was having five extra guests plus my son (on army leave) over for dinner. 1,505 more words

Amen. From Tablet, a New Year reading.

“Our beautiful boy Judah was so very lost. אִבֵּד את עצמו: our Hebrew language gently conveys; he literally could not find his way. On Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at the age of 27, my son surrendered to the torment that had been slowly destroying him. 1,025 more words

Pecan Bread Budding

Shana tovah, friends! This week’s celebration of Rosh Hashannah meant some fun fall baking and this delicious pecan bread pudding. It’s another winning recipe from my Better Homes & Gardens Fall Baking magazine, a make-it-mine recipe that you can customize to your liking. 197 more words

Rosh Hashannah


and so …

we throw

bread crumbs

on water

and hope for Yah

to shower us

with doughnut sprinkle


like ducklings… 7 more words


Blow the Shofar - WAKE UP!!

A new year is seen as a milestone in time – Some people see time as a line, stretching forever forwards and backwards. Others see it as cyclical, we always come back to the same point. 376 more words