Easy and Simple Egg Rolls (Lumpia)

Are you Filipino?  Do you make lumpia? These are two questions that I get asked often by Americans.  Years ago.  I would feel offended by these questions.  What do you mean do I make lumpia?  I can make all kinds of things.  Why does it have to be lumpia? It’s not until this past several…

Apple Crumble with Browned Butter

This recipe was inspired by my friend Theresa.  She made this for Thanksgiving and posted an inviting photo on her Multiply page.  She was kind enough to share her recipe.  And gave me permission to share it with you here.  Thank you Tess! I altered her recipe just a little bit.  Instead of using margarine. …

Seductively Smooth Cheesecake

I was amazed.  Shocked.  Mesmerized.  And seduced! Seduced! I can’t believe it.  I didn’t know a cheesecake had the power to seduce me! I made this cheesecake for Thanksgiving. This cheesecake was unbelievably good.  Smooth.  Creamy.  Perfect balance of sweetness and a hint of tartness from the lemon juice. It was addictively good.  Seductively smooth.…

Sweet Pineapple Glazed Ham

Today is my husband’s birthday. And he only wanted two things for his birthday:  Cornbread Stuffing – Southern Style and Banana Pudding – which I realized I haven’t yet posted the recipe here. And since I had already posted the recipe for the Cornbread Stuffing here.  I decided to post the recipe for the Sweet…