Slushy Ice Coffee / Imitation DD Frozen Coffee

Israeli-style ice coffee is a pretty magical thing.  It’s like coffee ice cream in beverage form.  After tasting that slushy goodness during my time abroad, it’s pretty hard to get used to the American version (just cold coffee with ice cubes). Dunkin Donuts recently introduced frozen coffee drinks to their menu, which come pretty close,…

Calzones!

I’ve become rather obsessed with calzones.  In their simplest form, they’re closed pockets of pizza.  You can make a bunch at once, freeze them, and take a few out to make a meal, or one for a light snack.  If I want pizza, I’ll usually just eat it the normal way, flat (or made with…

Shirred Eggs

Photo credit: Annette Young, licensed under Creative Commons, Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic. I recently discovered the recipe for these magical, pillowy, cheesy baked eggs while researching more interesting ways to make them for breakfast. The Dough Mama shared this recipe on HuffPost, and I’ve adapted it to suit my needs (e.g. I changed cream out for…

One Banana Banana Bread

Originally posted on What A Crock!:
One Banana Banana Bread 1 Large Very Ripe Banana (or two small ones) 1 Egg with enough milk to make One Cup liquid 1 Stick butter/margarine (softened) ( 1 stick = 1/2 cup ) 1 tsp Vanilla 1-1/2 Cup Flour 1 Cup Sugar 1 tsp Baking Soda Nuts (optional)…

No-Bake Cheesecake for Shavuot

Tonight starts the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, where cheesecake and other dairy foods are commonly served for *insert meaningful tradition* reason.  In honor of the holiday, I tried this recipe from Everyday Food. Ingredients (see video for method): 2 packages (20 sheets) graham crackers 11 tablespoons (1 3/8 sticks) unsalted butter, melted 2 tablespoons sugar…

Naan Bread Pizza

These days, I don’t have much time to cook or bake anything elaborate.  Occasionally, a weeknight will open up and I can make a whole pizza from scratch for dinner (will share that recipe later).  The rest of time time, I make do with this: Naan Bread Pizza For the uninitiated, naan bread is this…