Over the weekend I reorganized our spices, a project that involved transferring our dried herbs and spices into new jars. An unexpected perk of the process was the opportunity to take in the aromas of each. The wafts of cardamom seeds stayed with me through the day on Monday, and by evening I could no […]
| Bread, Breakfast, cardamom, Cinnamon, Rolls, Swedish
Not exactly my favorite holiday, but I’ll take any excuse to bust out my heart-shaped molds!
| Cinnamon, Coffee, Glazed, Love, Rolls
For Christmas my parents gave everyone in the family a bag or tub (depending on family size) of homemade granola. They used the same recipe my Mom worked with when I was growing up. I remember eating Mom’s granola from cereal-boxed shaped Tupperware containers alternately atop a bowlful of yogurt or served with milk. Having […]
| Cereal, Cinnamon, Coconut, Grains, Granola, Homemade, Honey, Nuts, Oats, Slivered Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Wheat Germ
When a new vegetable first comes in to season, all I want to do with it is prepare it as simply as possible. A little fat, a little seasoning, and let the vegetable speak for itself. The year’s first asparagus? Lightly steam it and toss it with butter and salt. Sweet corn? Shuck, boil and […]
| Ana Sortun, Cilantro, Cinnamon, Fall, Ginger, Kuri, middle eastern, Moroccan, North Africa, Onions, parsley, Phyllo, Pie, Saffron, Seasonal, Spice, Squash