Cashew and Coconut Shrimp from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends

It’s cold out! So let’s go to the tropics with today’s recipe for Cashew and Coconut Shrimp from Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends. This shrimp is addicting – it’s perfect for a weeknight dinner for two or as a snack for any upcoming social gatherings (we’re thinking Super Bowl!). A busy working mother … Continue reading

Bacon-and-Basil Wrapped Shrimp from Quick and Easy Paleo Comfort Foods

If it’s wrapped in bacon, it’s hard to say no! Right now we’re loving these Bacon-and-Basil Wrapped Shrimp from Quick and Easy Paleo Comfort Foods by Julie and Charles Mayfield. This recipe is tangy and flavorful, and perfect for a New Years Eve party, or a family dinner. Packed with delicious ideas for starters and … Continue reading

Curried Deviled Eggs from Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods

Still stuck on an appetizer to make for your holiday party? These Curried Deviled Eggs from Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods will do just the trick. They’re simple to make, easily transported to any potluck, and full of flavor. Packed with delicious ideas for starters and snacks, soups, stews, and salads, main dishes, sauces … Continue reading

Jerk-Spiced Cashews from V Street

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and although we feel confident in our main courses, we’re still looking for some recipes for snacking that will make the big day that much more special. Right now we have our eye on these Jerk-Spiced Cashews, from V Street by Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby. These cashews pack a flavorful punch, … Continue reading

Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine from A Recipe for Cooking by Cal Peternell

When fall comes, we turn to pears, and this year we’ll be turning to the Bosc Pears Cooked in Red Wine, from A Recipe for Cooking by Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell, for all our dinner parties. Wine-rich and stunningly beautiful, they include a hint of vanilla and cinnamon, perfect for a cool fall night. This charming book takes … Continue reading