My Mom's Mandelbread

Ingredients: 3 eggs at room temperature 1 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon blended with ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¾ cup oil Juice of 1 orange 4 to 5 shakes cinnamon 2 bottle caps vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 3 ½ to 4 cups flour 2 ½ tablespoons poppy seeds 1 cup blanched...

My Mom's Cinnamon Buns

Dough 4 to 4 ½ cups flour ½ cup sugar 1 ½ teaspoons salt 2 packages active dry yeast ¾ cup milk ½ cup water ½ cup butter or margarine 1 egg at room temperature Glaze ½ cup butter or margarine 2/3 cup firmly-packed light brown sugar 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1 ½ cups chopped pecans Filling ½ cup...

My Mom's Cheesecake

Works great on Passover by substituting lady fingers for graham crackers! Makes three 9 in round cakes. CRUST: 27 double graham crackers 3 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 1/4 sticks butter Melt butter, crush graham crackers and combine with sugar and cinnamon. Press along sides and bottom of...

Rising Sun Trail at Solstice Canyon

Corral Canyon Road Malibu, CA 90263 From the gate, follow the service road that runs along the right side of the creek. Bear right at the dirt road that takes you up to the 2 odd looking buildings that house the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. To the...

Yodels

CAKE: 4 eggs separated 5 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp cocoa 3 tbsp flour or 1 1/2 tbsp potato starch FILLING: 1 container frozen dessert whip crushed Viennese Crunch or candied almonds vanilla GLAZE: 1 pound chocolate 2 sticks margarine Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with...

Grilled Eggplant Greek Salad Recipe

Cube and saute eggplant, red onion, zuchini, mushrooms until just cooked. Assemble in salad bowl lettuce, cherry tomatoes, parmegian cheese and sauteed vegetables. Dress with olive oil (or a spray of Pam), red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, fresh garlic, salt, pepper....

Banff National Park

Canada's oldest national park, established in 1885 in the Rocky Mountains located west of Calgary in the province of Alberta, encompasses 6,641 km2 (2,564 sq mi)of mountainous terrain, with numerous glaciers and ice fields, dense coniferous forest, and alpine landscapes. The Icefields Parkway extends from...

Roasted Eggplant Spread Recipe

Ingredients 1 medium eggplant 2 red bell peppers, seeded 1 red onion, peeled 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons good olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon tomato paste Directions Preheat the over to 400 degrees. Cut the eggplant, bell pepper, and onion in 1-inch cubes. ...

Mom's Favorite Chicken

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons sesame seeds 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 4 bone-in chicken breasts, skin removed Instructions: Preheat oven to 400F. Combine sesame seeds, flour, and pepper in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken in soy sauce; dredge in sesame seed mixture. Arrange chicken, bone side down, in a...

Mom's Marble Cake

Step 1 8 egg whites 3/4 cup sugar Beat whites until stiff and slowly add sugar and mix just until blended Step 2 8 egg yolks 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C oil 3/4 C cold water 2 large tbsp vanilla extract 2 C flour 2 tsp baking powder Beat yolks with sugar and then add rest of...