meringue

Vegan Schaum Brötle (German meringue cookies)

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Last week I wrote a piece for Today’s Mama, that went live this week, about my great-grandmother’s recipe for schaum brötle, a delicate, melt-in-your-mouth, German meringue cookie that is full of chopped walnuts, chocolate chips, and a hint of lemon zest that brightens the flavors.  Writing about those cookies had my mouth-watering, so I decided […]

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Lemon Icebox Pie

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I’ve been dreaming about lemon icebox pie since my first taste.  In 2003 Mr. Fuji and I ate Thanksgiving dinner with his dad’s in-laws in Jackson, Tennessee.  For dessert I ate a slice of his mother-in-law’s lemon icebox pie, a classic Southern confection made up of a buttery graham cracker crust, a tart, creamy filling […]

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Chocolate Toffee Meringue Cookies

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Happy December!! This is my favorite time of year.  I love the sights, sounds, smells, and traditions that are wrapped up into December and early January.  Here on LFM you’re going to be getting a dose of that, plus some ways to survive this season of rich foods, with recipes that will help you “lighten […]

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