Nutty for Nuts

    Almond Orange-Ginger Dressing   How often do you crave a food that is is good for you?  Lucky  me – I love nuts. I inherited this passion from my father.  A little bowl of Spanish red-skinned peanuts appeared every evening at cocktail hour along with a martini, Manhattan or summertime gin and tonic.  […]

A New World of Vinegar and Oil

 Dressing Up Summer Salads – Cumin, Chili and Oregano Dressing  Remember when raspberry vinegar dressing was a gourmet treat?  It was usually paired with fresh raspberries, toasted almonds and warm goat cheese.  While that sounds passé today, it may have sparked a creative approach to salads that continues to grow.     Recent gifts of black currant […]