Archive of ‘Stuff I Love!’ category

Hatch Chile Compound Butter

Posted on August 2, 2017

Oh yes, it’s that time of year…Hatch Chile Season is here!  It’s wonderful to walk into the market and be greeted with the sight of beautiful green gems that are only grown in Hatch. New Mexico.  Their distinctive flavor adds flair (and heat!) to any dish! The season – from August until mid-to-late September – […]

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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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Five-Spice Stir-Fried Soba Noodles

Posted on July 15, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of the word “vegan”?  If you’re like me, your first thoughts don’t immediately go to words like “tasty”, innovative”, or “satisfying”.  As a little girl in the 70’s I remember going to a few vegan restaurants with my mom and her friends…let’s just say I wasn’t anxious to […]

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4th of July Fun Foods

Posted on June 30, 2017

I can hardly believe it’s JULY already ~ can you?!?  It is, though, and that means it’s time for another edition of The Recipe Box in Direct Magazine!  Summer is a great time to get kids into the kitchen, and Independence Day lends itself to making these easy and patriotic treats using chocolate candy melts and […]

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Peanut Butter Blondie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on June 2, 2017

Father’s Day means grillin’ and chillin’ in the summertime heat, and Peanut Butter Blondie Ice Cream Sandwiches fit the bill for a cool finish to any BBQ celebration. The blondies are rich and chewy, perfect for pairing with ice cream. Served plain, rolled in crunchy toppings, or dipped in chocolate, they’re a surefire way to […]

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