Category Archives: nuts

Dec 3

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Tis the season to bake.  And to bring it to work so I don’t end up eating it all.  Because if I didn’t unload this, it would have ended up being my breakfast for a week.  With butter slathered all … Continue reading

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Oct 25

Pumpkin Granola

…and so begins The Great Pumpkin Dilemma. You cook or bake something with pumpkin and end up with leftover pumpkin.  What to make…what to make? I think you’ll be seeing a lot of “pumpkin dilemma” posts here in the next … Continue reading

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Aug 15

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Once upon a time, you’d never find me at home.  I woke up, went to work, went out, stayed out, came home very late.  Repeat.  For YEARS. Last night, Bella stayed at my inlaws’ house.  I went to work.  Then … Continue reading

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Jun 28

Snickers Pie

FACT:  Snickers is one of my absolute favorite candy bars. FACT:  This pie was a HUGE hit among family/friends. FACT:  I’m going to have to make 4 or 5 of these next time! Snickers Pieslightly adapted from Confessions of a … Continue reading

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Apr 25

Cauliflower, Walnut & Parsley Salad

Anyone out there love raw veggies as much as me?  There’s just something so satisfying about that big, loud crunch…so, I try to find different ways to dress them up.   Sometimes straight up gets kind of boring, you know? … Continue reading

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Mar 29

Medjool Dates with Almonds & Pecorino Romano

You’ve found your next go-to appetizer…especially when you have to feed a big crowd. I recently catered a women’s networking event and had to supply appetizers for about 50 people.  The caveat – I had no stove, no oven, no … Continue reading

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Mar 7

Salty Sweet Candied Peanuts

Ah, the ballgame.  One of my favorite past times.  All my life I’ve been a huge sports fan…and yes, I mean HUGE.  I don’t think anyone else can say they knew a 7 year old girl who memorized all the … Continue reading

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Mar 5

Diner Style Cranberry Walnut Muffins (Secret Recipe Club)

One of the things I love most about the Secret Recipe Club is that it exposes me to some great blogs that I’ve never seen before.  This month is no exception.  Amber, who writes Bluebonnets and Brownies, is originally from … Continue reading

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Mar 1

Raw Kale Salad with Walnuts, Pecorino & Lemon

Kale is everywhere these days.  I find it funny that over 20 years ago, when I was waiting tables at a family restaurant while in college, we used it as a garnish for plates.  No one would even dream of … Continue reading

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Feb 26

Foodbuzz 24×24: A Tribute to the Best Picture Oscar Nominees of 2012!

I was so excited when I received the email from Foodbuzz that my 24×24 proposal had been accepted this month!  Planning a menu and party around a theme is always fun, and I had a blast with this concept. For … Continue reading

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