Crock pot mocha hot spot

i haven't tried this yet, but it sounded so good i had to post it! imagine coming home from an afternoon in the snow to this, waiting and ready for you!

Copycat twinkies filling

posted in response to a request.

Decadent fat free chocolate treat

this recipe is perfect for those watching their middles! one of my favourite breakfast or snack recipes for those cold winter, or cooler fall mornings. it is superb as a fat-free dessert option too! this...

Hamantaschen best ever

a friend gave me this recipe for hamentaschen, the traditional pastry of the jewish holiday of purim. the filling is more likely to please an adult than a child. to use up all the filling takes somewhere...

Dill cucumber relish

i adjusted 2 recipes i had for pickles and relish as i couldn't find a suitable dill relish recipe anywhere.

Creamed potatoes

another way to prepare potatoes. good for a dairy meal.

Classic waldorf

this classic version of waldorf is my family's favorite; not terribly sweet with a strong flavor of apples. add more sugar if you wish; also, you can use any type of apples but i prefer granny smith both...

Creamy pineapple noodle kugel with crunchy cornflake topping

a long time family favorite, i sometimes add in 1 teaspoon cinnamon into the kugel mixture!

Deli roll

this is a favorite for shabbos. it's quick and easy.

Crock pot rice pudding

this company's coming recipe for rice pudding is by far the easiest one i have ever made. i might add an extra tablespoon or so of sugar next time, and maybe top the vanilla up to a full 2 teaspoons. however,...

Cowboy coffee rub for grilled steaks

from "the healthy beef cookbook," found in june, 2006, country home magazine. sounded too interesting to not post or try!

Cranberry crunch

something different to do with cranberries.

Citrus and cumin roasted chicken

the orange and cumin flavors give this chicken a real mediterranean feel. try to find fresh oregano, it just doesn't work with the powdery dry stuff. if you can't get oregano sprigs, go for thyme or...

Chocolate mascarpone brownies

these are, in a word, sublime. this is not a recipe to cut back on the quality of the ingredients; since you're going to be buying mascarpone cheese anyway (which isn't cheap), go for the gold and buy...

Danish coffee

a nice change from spanish coffee; although, if you prefer that, just replace the cherry liqueur with tia maria or kahlua. it's also nice with grand marnier instead of the cherry liqueur, but then you'd...

Dijon cheese pie

easy alternative to quiche. great flavor.

Chocolate peanut butter pieces

one of the simplest and most delicious recipes around.

Salmon with sage butter root vegetables in parchment

a beautiful one-dish meal with gourmet flair. all the ingredients are placed in a packet of parchment paper, which seals in moisture and allows the juices of the fish and the butter and spices to flavor...

Orange date banana oatmeal

zesty! this is from mrbreakfast.com. although very tart, this has a sweet depth to it with a nutty overtone. i use more nutmeg, and find the salt, although optional, should be used. i will try subbing...

Chocolate hamentashen filling

this recipe makes a perfect hamentashen filling - it is almost a brownie consistency. it doesn't ooze out like so many jam/jelly fillings and doesn't burn like a chocolate chip filling. yummy!!

Chocolate kiev

oh my! oh my! oh my! i saw this posted on slashfood and had to try it immediately, even though it still feels like summer here. who cares what the weather is like outside, this will make you so mellow...

Dill pickles

i started making my own pickles when i discovered how easy it was to do so. now i can make them as hot or as mild as i like.

Double ginger cookies

these are intensely flavored, you have been warned! you get little bursts of ginger depending on how finely you chop the crystallized ginger. these cookies freeze well.

Cholent d or

this cholent is a very special veggie cholent that i have spent the past 9 months or so trying to perfect. cholent was always something that i looked forward to having, but when i went vegetarian, i found...

Preserved basil

this came about when i had more fresh basil in my garden than i knew what to do with it. i posted a question to the cooking q&a board and with the help of jenny sanders, this recipe came about.

Deli style brisket crock pot

this one is a big favorite in our house. makes a great gravy -- perfect for sopping up with a hunk of rye bread!

Danish aebleskiver

found on the net in response to a request. this information came with the recipe: "aebleskiver - a danish dessert, like doughnut holes, but sweeter & much better traditionally served with glogg during...

Cold cream of cucumber soup

this is a recipe by beth elon, who has a column every other week in our local paper. in our house it's just not friday night dinner unless there's soup, but with the weather being so hot lately, i haven't...

Curried spinach soup palak shorva

rich, smooth and thick, perfect for when the weather starts to turn frosty. make enough to have leftovers the next day -- it is even better when the flavors have time to meld together. from "fields of...

Coconut basmati rice

this is from the

Creamy spinach with smoked gouda gratin

to make sure this gratin is rich & luscious, be sure to squeeze all the excess liquid from the spinach before adding the bechamel sauce. bechamel is a classic french white sauce made by stirring milk into...

Orange lacquered duck

i got this recipe from the chef, a local resteranteur.

Butter bean hummus

like zaar needs another hummus recipe.......but-this is different cause it's made from butterbeans (lima beans) instead of the usual chickpeas. found the recipe on the net a while back and have made it...

Easy crunchy chicken

i invented this recipe based on whatever i had in my cupboard, and when i cut into it to test the chicken for doneness...i heard a loud "crunch". this is really great, tasty and really crunchy. and healthy...

Marmaliga

the history of this dish is a little fuzzy for me. my grandfather & grandmother came from romania and i always cooked this for my grandfather. my father also enjoyed eating this, and i remember that they...

Chow yuk

i've been making this ever since i was first married (18+ years so far) and my family never gets tired of this.

Hamantashen

these are the traditional triangular filled cookies eaten for the jewish holiday of purim. they are shaped like the 3-cornered hat worn by the bad guy in the story, haman. the purim story is from the...

Chorizo veggie version included

my husband came up with this recipe when i wouldn't let him buy the real thing anymore. it's very tasty and if you use ground pork is exactly like the stuff you buy at the grocery.

Coconut sorbet

really easy -- almost idiot proof! i was always looking for a non-dairy recipe, but could never find one. i finally just came up with this on my own, and it tastes great!

Date pudding

this is a recipe from sue eberly of pa and is sure to please.

Simply splendid rice pudding

this recipe is posted for a recipezaar member who is looking for an eggless, baked rice pudding. it's untried by me, but it sounds good so i'll likely try it soon! i found it in rose murray's cookbook,...

Duck in red wine

from nigella, courtesy of the ny times.

Cranberry pear and ginger relish

very flavorful and low fat.

To die for nutless carrot cake

carrot cakes don't need nuts in them to be good! try this version of a recipe i originally found in chatelaine mag. don't be put off by the length; it's no harder than any other carrot cake!

Apple kugel passover

this comes from a 1963 cookbook published by a local chapter of b'nai b'rith women. this is a divine sweet kugel, worthy of making through the year and not just at passover.

Crock pot chulnt

i finally got a crock pot so i decided to try a recipe for chulnt. it's a hearty mix of beef, beans, and barley. great on a cold rainy night with fresh baked bread.

Curry coleslaw

a little "zing" to the all-known coleslaw. eventhough there are just the two of us, i make the whole recipe. it keeps well in the fridge.