15 Culinary Stocking Stuffers for 2018

15 Culinary Stocking Stuffers for 2018

Make (the adults) happy with these stocking stuffers this year! Your creativity will be noted, and even the pickiest family member will adore a Wire-cutter approved pepper grinder. Stocking stuffers for the foodie Mini-bottles of flavored olive oil.  One of my recent...
Sweet & Spiced Party Nuts Recipe

Sweet & Spiced Party Nuts Recipe

This spiced nut recipe is worth every minute of stirring them on the stove– all ten minutes!  They disappear quickly, like there are mice with opposable thumbs who can open tins and jars. Sweet & Spiced Party Nuts Feel free to customize your nut mixture....
Tomato Herb Flaxseed Crackers

Tomato Herb Flaxseed Crackers

A few years ago, I tried some store-bought flaxseed crackers.  I was not impressed.  However, the recipe that inspired this variation has become quite popular so I gave it a try.  These have been gradually disappearing as I write this post. Caveat: if you hate the...
How to Make Food Fast: Sheet Pan Shrimp and Peas

How to Make Food Fast: Sheet Pan Shrimp and Peas

It’s only Monday and you’re already feeling underwhelmed by the options in your kitchen.  What to do? Make this sheet pan meal with shrimp. About Sheet Pan Meals A sheet pan meal is the oven equivalent of a one-pot stew.  Everything goes onto one pan that...
When were you tricked by a food label?

When were you tricked by a food label?

It happens to all of us.  The supermarket is full of misleading marketing but we can catch them in the act. Protein Packed… Lettuce? Now, I’m not saying skip your greens.  Greens are lovely.  I enjoy them many ways.  But a certain amount of skepticism is...