Archive for the ‘Snacks’ Category

According to Adam and my friend Susan, radishes get a bad rap. Most people think of them as a garnish that doesn’t get eaten. In fact, Susan had a post a while back on her blog for some radish tea sandwiches that are really good.

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Cinnamon Sugar Popcorn

This recipe certainly isn’t rocket science and I can say with some certainty that I couldn’t have possibly invented it, but I haven’t seen a recipe this simple before. Many (undeniably delicious ones) involve caramelizing the sugar and then baking the whole thing in the oven. Again, don’t get me wrong, that is delicious, but […]

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Hot Vanilla

Vanilla gets a bad rap, in my opinion. People say something is “so, vanilla” when they actually mean “plain” and vanilla is not plain. Vanilla is sweet and just a tiny bit spicy. There’s creamy “french vanilla” and “vanilla bean” flecked with all the yummy black bits from the center of the vanilla pod. Either […]

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Cookies: Homemade Newtons

I have always loved Fig Newtons. Always. But since I gave up refined white sugar years ago I haven’t had one. And for some bizarre reason it never occurred to me to try to make them. Until now.

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Chicken Liver Pate

I know that liver is something many people think is gross… (in fact, it looks enough like dog food in this recipe that I opted out of putting up a picture so as not to deter anyone from trying it) but not in my house, we love it. In fact, I know someone who adores […]

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Torture by Delight

My awesome friend Susan, of Blotal Recall fame, makes one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten: Bacon cashew caramel corn. Yes, you heard me right. Bacon. Cashew. Caramel. Corn. It’s bliss, in a bag. And see, she brought me some yesterday… and I ate some. So did Adam. But there’s some left… and […]

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