Category Archives: Other wonderful treats

Everything that does not fit into the other categories – wonderful treats

Little Farm Mango Chutney

 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

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A delicious Salvadorean, Mexican, Bolivian and Argentinian treat! Enjoy!

Two of our Little Farm Staff, and four of our extended part time staff come from El Salvador. They introduced us to the most delicious of all treats – ALFAJORES~ You will love these – and they are not difficult … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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A recent meal at Spago in Beverly Hills – truly sublime!

Here is a starter dish at Spago’s restaurant in Beverly Hills – cuisine at its best!

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A really healthy no calorie drink that costs very little to make – try it!

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

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An amazing wine – burgundy white wine Vire Clesse 2012

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

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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

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Wolfgang Puck of Spago’s signature recipe – Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream Pizza – YUMMY!

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

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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

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Spudnuts – ridiculously divine – certainly not low cal – but a treat for once in a long while…

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

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A great deal for RAMEKINS! Colors are pretty too! Great for cooking with kids…

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

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Tonight is the 8th Day of Hannukah – time to be with family and celebrate – of course cooking with kids!

All of the last week has been the festival of the lights – the Jewish Holiday of Hannukah. The holiday is commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt … Continue reading

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Buy your Holiday Gifts now! From our Little Farm Company

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

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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

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Cinnamon – The Secrets of the Pro’s – Cooking with Kids!

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

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Yogurt – so many ways to use this healthy dish – cooking with kids especially!

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

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Making Ice Cream Sandwiches – at home! Cooking with Kids on the day AFTER The Fourth!

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

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Banana Caramel Muffins for Cooking with Kids

We like a lot of  banana flavor in our muffins.  That took  two things: really ripe bananas and added banana flavor. This is a wonderful treat for cooking with kids. Of course they will sample a LOT. This recipe transforms banana … Continue reading

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