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There's no business like show business

CLASH OF THE GRANDMAS: Part 2

That was what popped into my head when the casting director for a show on the Food Network called me for the umpteenthKeep reading »

Television introduction for Clash of the Grandmas Cooking show for the FoodNetwork

CLASH OF THE GRANDMAS: Part 1

Someone once said that serendipity was finding something good without looking for it.  That’s what happened to me aKeep reading »

Rio-2016 Team GB Oympics

SWIMMING WITH CHEESECAKE

A little while ago, I posted a blog about my mother, Anna’s cheesecake recipe. I wrote at the time that it wasKeep reading »

World's Best Guacamole

THE WORLD’S BEST GUACAMOLE RECIPE. EVER.

Avocados never had it so good. Chocolate Souffle, Easy Peasey Minestrone, Duck Lasagna, my mother’s secret cheesecake.Keep reading »

Chocolate Soufllé finished and in the oven

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE THE BEST CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÉ WITH THIS RECIPE –– BUY DOUGHNUTS

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz A chocolateKeep reading »

Anna's World's Best Cheesecake

THE WORLD’S BEST CHEESECAKE RECIPE

This is the story of how my mother acquired the secret recipe for her famous cheesecake. We think it’s the bestKeep reading »

Giuliano Bugialli teaching Sandy how to make pasta.

True Confessions: How I flunked making pasta in Italy.

Sandra takes you deep into cooking country with this fine and fanciful Duck Lasagna Recipe inspired by GiulianoKeep reading »

World’s Ultimate Best, Without a Doubt, Potato Latkes!

Here is the recipe for the worlds best without a doubt potato latkes.Keep reading »

Easy Peasy Minestrone

My dear husband casually strolled into the kitchen, opened the refrigerator and declared, “Why, it looks like aKeep reading »

Chocolate Chip Cookies

…and chocolate chip cookies will heal you…

  That was the only thing I could think of to help. You see, a relative was ill, really ill, been in theKeep reading »

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