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We have lots of mangoes growing in our farm – and with the recent storms we found 6 of them on the ground in the mud. We washed them off, peeled and cut them and VOILA! MANGO CHUTNEY! Here is … Continue reading
Wonderful times on a friend’s yacht in the Caribbean celebrating our 47th Anniversary – a gift from them to the Committee of 200 Foundation
Due to the generosity of our wonderful Mexican friends we spent an idyllic four days on their yacht in the Caribbean – and to our great surprise we were presented with a glorious bouquet of flowers for our anniversary – … Continue reading
I promised the grandkids that I would bake each of them a cake – what fun we had! Paw Patrol, Spiderman, Batman & Ninjas!
The Segil Bakeoff! A sugar high for about 3 days! WHOOPIE! You can see that much of the chocolate frosting missed the cake and went into little mouths. But that is what being at Grandma’s house is all about right?? … Continue reading
Baking with my grandsons – we made a Rainbow Cake – from a Betty Crocker Recipe ( take you back a few years?)
My middle grandson Jonah loves baking. So that is what we do when he comes to visit. This cake – although a Christmas one – took his fancy and so we made it! We found the recipe on the Betty … Continue reading
Here is a starter dish at Spago’s restaurant in Beverly Hills – cuisine at its best!
Our three year old grandsons are getting cuter every day. And they love to go to the farmers market ( as well as to come to the Little Farm) . Last week they enjoyed face painting. This last weekend they … Continue reading
We found an amazing wine during a trip to Montreal recently. Do try it – truly incredible full bodied taste. It is 2012 Viré-Clessé Quintaine, Pierrette et Marc Guillemot-Michel – a Burgundy White Vintage 2012. I hope you can get a … Continue reading
Camp Grandma – what my grandkids call our Little Farm – how I love that! Broiled Broccoli and Kale too!
We try to make our Little Farm the most wonderful place for kids – especially our grandkids and their friends. Certainly there are lots of jobs to do here – picking up the eggs from the quails ( 30 of … Continue reading
Today I had lunch at Spago in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. It was delicious. And Wolfgang Puck was there mixing with the folks and commenting on his recipes and restaurant empire. I ordered his signature dish – I always do … Continue reading
Flavoring Whipped Cream – makes an ordinary dessert seem sophisticated – and yummy too. Kids love it!
Flavored Whipped Cream. This is an easy way to make dessert seem sophisticated. Make caramel whipped cream, strawberry cheesecake whipped cream, chocolate whipped cream, peanut butter whipped cream, and more. Or make chocolate whipped cream both with cocoa and melted chocolate. Chocolate … Continue reading
Spudnuts always seem a little indulgent but they sure are good—much better than donuts. We used a Spudnut mix which we bought from Prepared Pantry, and cooked both the donuts and the donut holes—with extra donut holes for our sundaes. … Continue reading
Do you use ramekins? I love them for baking – or serving small individual servings of coleslaw or jams – in fact all my jams are in ramekins when I have a cooking or tasting event at The Little Farm. … Continue reading
Happy Holidays! This year we have wonderful holiday gifts for you to give – homemade goat cheese – chevre, camembert and feta as well as homemade jams – Pineapple Guava, Jujube, Grapefruit or Tangelo Marmalade, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Honey from … Continue reading
Barbara Streisand and Il Volo Italian Singing Sensations will do a LIVE CONCERT November 9 2012 in LA!
Do you remember growing up with Barbra Streisand’s music? I recall watching her early movie clips – her auditions, that STRONG NY Accent – and the incredible emotional voice of an angel that came from her – and always seemed … Continue reading
The Secrets of the Pros: How to Transform Your Baking with Cinnamon “Nothing makes such a magical difference in your baking as really good cinnamon. And teaching children the value of aromatic smells and tastes -cooking with kids will do … Continue reading
We make our own yogurt from our goats milk and use it in many dishes when cooking with kids. It is creamy and delicious. I also enjoy FAGE non fat yogurt when I am looking for a lower calorie dish. … Continue reading
How to Make Ice Cream Sandwiches Three Ways You can make ice cream sandwiches three ways. Any way you choose, you can make far better ice cream sandwiches than you can get at the store down the street. And you … Continue reading