Recipes Archive

Krispies

Crispies (Open Face Quesadillas)

Yay!  It’s snack food Sunday!  Um, I mean Super Bowl Sunday.   If you’re looking for an easy snack to serve at your Super Bowl party, look no further than these Crispy tortillas with salsa and cheese.  They are easy to make, …
Spinach Sweet Potato Soup

Spinach Sweet Potato Soup

I’ve officially decided I need more soups in my repertoire.  Soup is the ultimate convenience food – it’s one-pot cooking, it’s make-ahead, it freezes beautifully and it (can be) incredibly healthy.   This spinach and sweet potato soup packs an extra nutritional …
Anise cookies

Whole Wheat Anise Cookies

We have a holiday party every December for our friends and neighbors. I make (too many) hors d’oeuvres, we served mulled wine for the grownups and hot cider for the kids, the grownups chat and the kids go wild, and everyone brings …
This is a favorite one of my Christmas Cookie Recipes - almonds, jam and shorbread

Almond Brittle Christmas Cookie Recipe

These almond brittle cookies, from Classic Home Desserts, are a great addition to any Christmas cookie plate.    They have a sugar cookie base and an almond and jam topping that echoes one of my favorite desserts – Lindsay Shere’s Almond Tart …
Bourbon, cranberry and sage combine to make a perfect cocktail for fall and Thanksgiving.

Turkey Day Cocktail

We’ve talked about the turkey, we’ve discussed the stuffing, we’ve offered how-to’s on hosting, but now let’s turn our attention to a key element of your Thanksgiving dinner: cocktails! This cocktail, which I have dubbed “Turkey Day” (because why not?) combines traditional …
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