Archive of ‘Recipes’ category

Hazelnut Bar Cookies – Istanbul and Beyond

Posted on December 11, 2017

Holiday baking season is upon us, my friends!  I love this time of year, and savor the moments I spend in the kitchen making the treats that fill our cookie and candy tins and plates.  I eagerly look forward to finding fun new recipes to share in the special magazines that come out, and I […]

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Holiday Ho Ho Cocoa Mix

Posted on December 1, 2017

Homemade food gifts are fun to make and share, especially during the holidays. There is something so special about giving a gift that you’ve put your hands and heart into.  Holiday Ho Ho Cocoa Mix is a warm, sweet way to say “Happy Holidays!” ~ that’s why it’s the star of The Recipe Box in […]

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Say Cheese!

Posted on November 21, 2017

Many thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring this tour! I can’t believe Thanksgiving is in just two days ~ how does the time go by so fast?!? In a way, I celebrate Thanksgiving every day by being grateful for so many blessings: family, friends, health, our country, the men and women in […]

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Masala Omelet with Caramelized Shallots

Posted on November 13, 2017

This oh-so-healthy-delicious omelet, layered with the flavors of crispy parsley, garlic, shallots and pepper and topped with sweet and savory caramelized shallots, was brought to my kitchen by Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb – New Indian Cuisine.  

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Sweet Potato Pinwheels

Posted on November 4, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring the farm tour!   Sweet Potato Pinwheels are the star in November’s issue of Direct Magazine’s The Recipe Box!  Visiting Alvernaz Farms on tour with the California Farm Water Coalition in Livingston, where fourth generation family farmer Jim Alvernaz grows 100 acres of sweet potatoes, inspired me to […]

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