Empanadas- Savory Hand Pies

So many cultures have a recipe for meat wrapped in pastry. – I just love bold flavored, slow cooked juicy meats and veggies wrapped up in flakey pie crust served piping hot. Mmmmmm. Comfort food.  I also love pasta sauce and Italian sausage or yellow curry and potatoes, but that’s a whole nother set of… Continue reading Empanadas- Savory Hand Pies

Fun P B & J Sushi Rolls The Littles Can Make Themselves!

Kids should be in the kitchen as little as 2-3 years old with supervision! Teaching them and getting them get tactile is so important in so many ways. Here is a good introductory  lunchtime activity to get them involved. Keep in mind, kids are more likely to eat what they prepare!    Nut Butter and… Continue reading Fun P B & J Sushi Rolls The Littles Can Make Themselves!

Carrot Salad with a Roasted Cashew and Spicy Honey Vinaigrette.

  Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted, raw cashews 2 cloves garlic, peeled ½ teaspoon crushed red chili flakes 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ¼ cup local honey 1/2 cup olive oil Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper 1 pound carrots, peeled, julienned Basil leaves, finely chopped for garnish Method: Preheat oven to 350’F Degrees.Toast cashews on… Continue reading Carrot Salad with a Roasted Cashew and Spicy Honey Vinaigrette.