Recipes and Stories

Tastes Like a Memory

Welcome to my collection of recipes and stories. Pull up a chair, a glass of tea or wine and your favorite food. Go on a journey with me as I uncover the flavors and foods enjoyed by my ancestors and bring them back, one memory at a time, in my own kitchen.

Rhubarb Sour Cream Cake

Rhubarb Sour Cream Cake

My husband was born in South Dakota and grew up eating rhubarb. My mother moved to Montana from Germany when she was a young girl and she too grew up eating rhubarb. Growing up in Los Angeles, Ca. where rhubarb doesn't grow, had it not been for my mom's love of the...

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Pumpkin Apple Challah French Toast

Pumpkin Apple Challah French Toast

Undeniably one of the most popular breads for delicious, thick and fluffy French toast is Challah.Tastes Like A Memory Easy Like Sunday MorningThis recipe takes me back to my parent's home in Woodland Hills, CA on a brisk Sunday morning. The tea kettle is singing,...

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Babka Bread Pudding

Babka Bread Pudding

It's hard to imagine there could be any leftover babka, right? Well, it's true! Sometimes we simply can't finish the entire full-size loaf. That's one reason I developed the BubaLux Babka which is a smaller version of the classic indulgence. But I digress. Today, I...

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