Move over potato and mac salads. Quinoa is stepping in. I shared this salad with my neighbors, and soon thereafter a call came in: “We want the recipe!” My orange bitters-laced dressing gives an appealing flavor twist to this refreshing and healthy salad. Cook the quinoa […]
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Its springtime and asparagus is in full bloom. Risotto is one of my favorite ways to use asparagus, especially when combined with a bit of fresh lemon peel, a dusting of sage or marjoram, and a swirl of zesty grated cheese. Risotto does not require […]
Whether for Passover, Easter or simply to welcome spring, quiche is so delicious and quite easy to make. My recipe uses two ingredients that make a big flavor difference: Swiss Gruyère cheese and Angostura aromatic bitters. Both provide wonderful rich depth that takes […]
For home-baked bread speedier than my Speedy No-Knead Artisan Bread, I bake Irish Brown Bread. A staple bread in Ireland, Irish Brown is different from soda bread for it’s distinctive large crumb texture and wheaty flavor with a touch of molasses. There’s no rise time, […]
Yes, these are the best I’ve ever had — and the simplest. Rosie agrees! (See her variation notes below.) I developed the recipe for a client years ago and did lots of research to arrive at the ideal balance of ingredients for thick, nice-rising pancakes. Yet, it’s the crunchy […]
It doesn’t get any easier than beef with salsa-raisin sauce for this spicy sandwich. Let your slow cooker do the cooking, then pick up a bag of ready-cut coleslaw and soft dinner rolls or burger buns. You’ll be ready for Super Bowl Sunday or a […]
January is National Baking Month, so even though I bake year-round (including microwave English Muffin Bread in summer), I thought it would be a good time to share this new (to me) speedy version of the no-knead bread I posted a few years ago. I […]
Nuts–walnuts, cashews, pecans, almonds–make yummie holiday treats. This is Rosie’s dee-liciously easy Rosemary Roasted Cashews. She ‘borrowed’ the recipe from our friend Mary Margaret a while back, and it’s now her go-to recipe for quick gifts and snacks. Update: One of my readers Tina Mark shared that […]
What do you do with leftover cranberry sauce after the turkey is gone? Cranberry sauce keeps for months, probably longer, but why not use it for a holiday-ish cake topping. I was chatting with blogger Amy Sherman who mentioned baking a cranberry upside-down cake for Thanksgiving. […]
Making these little birds can keep kids or guests busy until the big bird is sliced! All you need is corn muffins and dried fruit.
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