The Nosh Pit

05/09/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

Tis the season ... for zucchini. This is the time of year when every food magazine, blog and TV show starts talking about what to do with your "abundance of zucchini."

05/03/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

Pumpkin? In May? Sure, this sweet treat is associated more with fall and Thanksgiving than spring and fresh fruits. But pumpkin is really one of my favorite dessert flavorings, and with the canned stuff available year round, I can make it year round!

04/26/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

Even though Passover is over, I'm sharing a quinoa recipe with all of you. Why?

04/19/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

Even though the Wall Street Journal has declared the cupcake trend to be over, they still seem to be pretty popular anytime I serve them. But one problem I often have when baking cupcakes is that they can be a bit difficult to transport with their mounds of frosting. Plus, despite my sweet tooth, the piles of sugary stuff can be a bit over the top for me sometimes.

04/12/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

If you ever host a Shabbat meal or a dinner party, there are always special added touches that make things extra special. For me, one of those things is homemade bread. Rolls, challah, foccacia, are all nice, but garlic knots? Now those will disappear before your eyes in seconds.

04/05/2013 | | Online Jewish Week Columnist | The Nosh Pit

I can only assume you've had your fill of matza for about the next year.... I know I have. So to celebrate the return to everything flour and yeast-filled, I present to you a recipe for a rich, indulgent chocolate babka - also known as a chocolate yeast cake.