Birthday Kugel

Source Kugel is a traditional Jewish dessert. The word is Yiddish for ball and this dish is related to the German Gugelhupf.  It’s rather casserole-like which also makes me fond of it.  I first tried Kugel a few years back and really liked it.  It kind of reminds me of a sweet macaroni and cheese. I hesitate […]

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Pandowdy

Source Pandowdy is a deep-dish spiced apple dessert sweetened with sugar, molasses, or maple syrup and covered with a rich crust.   This classic American dessert from the 19th century is “dowdied” up when the dough is cut into pieces instead of being left whole.  It looks very apple pie-ish.