marinated green olives

Spanish-Style Marinated Green Olives Recipe

Spanish-Style Marinated Green Olives Recipe – Marinated green olives are a typical appetizer served in Spain and they partner particularly well with a glass of chilled dry sherry, which also … Continued

Holiday Nuts

Sazerac Spiced Holiday Nuts Recipe

Sazerac Holiday Nuts are excellent to top off salad greens, but they are also excellent just eaten as a snack.  I know that you and your family will love these … Continued

Dukkah Beef Skewers Recipe

Dukkah Beef Skewers are very easy to make and delicious to eat.  Your family and friends will love them. They could either be served as a main course or as … Continued

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts Recipe

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts Recipe is a little different in that it uses pistachio nuts instead of pine nuts.  As far as I am concerned, pistachio nuts are the … Continued

Macadamia Nut Pesto

Macadamia Nut Pesto Recipe

If you grow basil in your garden or find it at a farmers market, make some of this homemade macadamia nut pesto.  This outstanding pesto is far superior to the … Continued

white bowl full of Dukkah

Dukkah Recipe

Dukkah (dook-ah), also know as Dugga, is a delicious blend of nuts, seeds, and spices.  It is based on a traditional Middle Eastern condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, … Continued

Dried Fruit, Nut, and Seed Crisps in a glass serving dish

Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seed Crisps Recipe

Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seed Crisps are twice-baked like biscotti and then thinly sliced.  They are excellent served with some cheese and wine.  They are also tasty with just about anything … Continued

close up image of a bunch of bourbon pecans

Bourbon Pecans Recipe

  Bourbon Pecans are delightfully crunchy and have that, “I will have just one more” quality to them”.   The possibilities for their use are endless.  Let your taste buds’ … Continued

Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts History and Recipe

Boiled Peanuts – the Southern Snack Food Boiled peanuts are a traditional snack food in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, northern Florida, Alabama, and Mississippi (I have heard that Texans … Continued

Grilled Garlic Artichokes

Grilled Garlic Artichokes Recipe

  Grilled Garlic Artichokes are my favorite way to enjoy artichokes. These artichokes are brushed with a blend of olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic, salt and pepper.  This is an … Continued

How To Cook and Eat Artichokes

Learn How To Cook and Eat Artichokes

  Learn how to purchase, cook, and eat fresh artichokes using these simple and very easy instructions.  Artichokes might seem a little intimidating if no one has shown you how … Continued

Shiitake Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

Shiitake Pumpkin Ravioli is surprisingly quick and easy to make when you start with prepared pasta dough or wonton wrappers instead of homemade pasta. Of course you can always make homemade … Continued

Button Mushrooms

Michaels Button Mushrooms Recipe

Michaels Button Mushrooms recipe is so incredibly delicious and so easy to make!  This is my favorite “go-to” recipe for special occasions and dinner parties, specially when I am serving … Continued

Marsala Portobello Mushrooms

Marsala Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

  This Marsala Portobello Mushrooms recipe is an easy and delicious way to cook and serve portebello mushrooms.  Makes a great appetizer or as a side dish. My husband likes … Continued

Marinated Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

  This Marinated Portobello Mushrooms recipe comes from Bob Neubauer, a “foodie” friend from Gail’s Recipe Swap.  Bob said that this recipe is not his creation, but that he found … Continued