Month: November 2017

Spicy Easy Cheese Straws

Spicy Easy Cheese Straws

These easy cheese straws, made with sharp cheddar cheese, and with a spicy kick are the perfect salty snack for your next holiday, New Year’s Eve, or really ANY, party. They are super quick and simple to make, and you can bake them a couple of days ahead of when you need them. I wouldn’t make them too far ahead though, because you may find that they’ve disappeared long before the party ;).

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Fig and Walnut Biscotti

Fig and Walnut Biscotti

Fig and walnut biscotti are a delightfully crunchy cookie, perfect for the holidays, and great for gifting. Some flavor combinations are just so traditional and perfect for the holidays and this is one of them. The sweetness of plump dried figs and the warm scent of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and orange peel. SO nice and cozy.

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The Best Banana Pecan Muffins

The Best Banana Pecan Muffins

Banana pecan muffins are my favorite kind of muffin, and this is the best version I have found by far. They are perfectly moist and packed with banana flavor. Follow these tips, and add one extra (easy) step, and you’ll turn an average banana muffin into a spectacular one.

These banana pecan muffins stay fresh for days and are the perfect breakfast on the go. Here’s how I make them.

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Raspberry Dark Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

Raspberry Dark Chocolate Baked Oatmeal

This raspberry dark chocolate baked oatmeal is a super easy, hearty, make-ahead breakfast that feels just a little indulgent. You can make it on a Sunday and eat it all week.

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Chocolate Biscotti with Almonds

Chocolate Biscotti with Almonds

These chocolate biscotti with almonds are easy and fun to make. Drizzle them with chocolate for a sweeter cookie, or keep them plain for dunking in your coffee.

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Red Pepper Carrot Soup with Couscous

Red Pepper Carrot Soup with Couscous

This beautiful, bold red pepper carrot soup gets a ton of flavor from a tablespoon of harissa, and is extra satisfying on a chilly fall evening with the inspired addition of a couscous swirl. I made it on a weeknight in under an hour.

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