Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots

As we near the end of the gardening season, it was time to pull my carrots. I grew a shorty variety this year and was delighted. These short carrots were perfect for Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots.

Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots

In the past, I have never had much luck growing carrots. They were always clumped together, never uniform in size, and had these strange nubs growing willy-nilly. After reading an article about carrots, I realized the error in my ways. Continue reading “Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots”

Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad

I’m a bit late for the cherry season, but if you can still find some, make this salad. Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad is a simple but flavorful light, refreshing salad. Perfect for a light lunch or a delicious side to any meal.

Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad

After being on this earth for XXX number of years….no, I’m not telling! I had never in my life just eaten a cherry??? How did that happen?? My only answer is that I bartended for many years. If I had a nickel for every maraschino cherry, I slid on to a pick and dropped into a drink I would be a millionaire. I never cared for them, they were way too sweet. Continue reading “Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad”

Coffee Break Espresso Cookies

It’s time for a coffee break. If you want to include a sweet treat with your afternoon “cup o’ joe” Coffee Break Espresso Cookies are just the ticket.

Coffee Break Espresso Cookies

When I was a kid, I loved the smell of freshly brewing coffee. Forever will I remember my Grandmother’s Corningware electric percolator. From the iconic white with the blue flower, the sound of the coffee perking, and that aroma….awww! Continue reading “Coffee Break Espresso Cookies”