This is a basic spiced nuts recipe that you can modify to your heart’s content. You can mix up the spices as well as the kinds of nuts that you use. I didn’t have any walnuts, so I made mine without. I made sure I added extra cashews, pecans and almonds so the total quantity […]
Ok, I’m on a granola kick these days. A typical breakfast for me is some greek yogurt with some granola mixed in. I got sick of paying high prices for small boxes of granola. A small package of granola at my local supermarket costs $6.99. Isn’t that crazy? That’s why I decided to try to […]
The recipe for this salad came to me in a weekly email full of recipes that I receive from Saveur magazine. This chicken salad is very similar to one that my mother made when I was growing up. We usually had it when company came over. It was […]
This is not a pretty salad, but it’s definitely a delicious and a healthy salad. It’s so filling that it can even be served as a vegetarian entree. I loved the combination of sweet and savory in one dish. I enjoyed the different textures too. I didn’t have […]
We had a lot of company over Labor Day weekend and consequently I cooked quite a bit, but mostly tried and true recipes. The only new recipe I tried was for Union Square Cafe (great restaurant, by the way) bar nuts. I thought they were really tasty. I love fresh herbs – especially rosemary – […]
I love to make cookies, and I’m always on the lookout for new recipes. This one comes from Gourmet Magazine this past January. The picture above is a bit deceptive because it’s hard to tell how big the cookies are. They’re small – I’d say just slightly larger than a quarter, so they’re really bite-size. […]
So far I have posted three recipes and I’m noticing a trend here. They’re all sweet. I admit it, I do have a sweet tooth, as do the boys and my husband, but after this recipe I’m going to post something savory. I promise.
Across the street from our apartment, there’s […]