Fleur De Sel Caramels

Fleur De Sel Caramels

Fleur de sel (“flower of salt”) is a hand-harvested sea salt with distinctive flavor. Look for variations that have a pink or gray tone. You’d think that something with such a fancy-sounding name might be complicated to make, but in fact these sweet and savory bite-size treats are as easy to concoct as they are to devour. Still, if you want to let your friends believe these caramels are a feat of culinary magic, your secret’s safe with me.

Snack of the Day: Cincinnachos! Cincinnati-Style Chili Cheese Nachos

Snack of the Day: Cincinnachos! Cincinnati-Style Chili Cheese Nachos

Ohio meets Arizona! Cincinnati style chili cheese nachos – Cincinnachos as they will henceforth be known. The best of everything for snacking season. Start with My Recipe for Cincinnati Style Turkey Chili, substituting ground grass-fed beef or vegetarian ground beef...
Snack of the Day: New York Style Hot Dog Bites

Snack of the Day: New York Style Hot Dog Bites

The folks at Whole Foods Markets asked me to come up with a holiday recipe using ingredients from their stores. I’d planned to do an organic grass-fed roast beef with root vegetables from their amazing produce section. Then I saw this sign. It was right past the...
Win Friends With Salad

Win Friends With Salad

I am going to make a bold statement and say that you can indeed win friends with salad in stark contrast to the Simpson’s clip I’ve posted below. Here’s a good one to start with: March 30, 2013 by Jackie Alpers Ingredients 1 cup cherry tomatoes...
Recipe for Fennel, Blue Cheese & Spanish Chorizo Mini Pizzas

Recipe for Fennel, Blue Cheese & Spanish Chorizo Mini Pizzas

This week I’m  a guest writer/photographer for heart-stoppingly beautiful new magazine about rural culture, Broadway+Thresher. Here’s a link to the article, featuring my photos and the recipe I developed for “Fennel, Blue Cheese & Spanish Chorizo Mini...