Archive of ‘Snacks’ 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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Nuts About Nuts!

Posted on October 18, 2017

Thanks to the California Farm Water Coalition for sponsoring this farm tour! I am always excited and honored when I am invited to participate in a Farm Tour arranged by the California Farm Water Coalition. I know that I’ll be spending time on beautiful farms and ranches with some of my favorite foodie friends as […]

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Quick Breads = Quick Delicious!

Posted on September 1, 2017

Y’all know how much I love baking, especially quick breads to savor and share! Quick breads use baking soda and baking powder instead of yeast as leavening, and therefore require no kneading or rising time. They’re easy, versatile and flavorful; perfect for breakfast, snacks and gifts, they’re a staple in our house.  Pumpkin Bread is […]

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Simply Scrumptious!

Posted on August 16, 2017

Just in time for the end of summer vacation and back to school – a return to “our regularly scheduled programming”, here is a charming cookbook filled with delicious, nutritious, simple recipes, using ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen!

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Fruit Crisp for Every Season!

Posted on July 28, 2017

How do I love thee, fruit crisp? Let me count the ways: warm from the oven, drizzled with citrus glaze or cream, dolloped with whipped cream, over ice cream, oatmeal, pancakes or yogurt, for dessert or breakfast (yes, breakfast!).  In case you couldn’t tell, fruit crisps are one of my favorite dishes to bake and […]

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