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Homemade Corn Tortillas

Homemade Corn Tortillas

My eleven-year-old taught me how to make homemade corn tortillas and they were outstanding. My son appreciates good food, he always has actually, with the exception of sweet potatoes. As a baby, he loved most flavors and textures. By age five it was clear I […]

Sesame Cookies

Sesame Cookies

I have always loved sesame seeds. I’m not sure why really, on their own they are somewhat nondescript. But, on a bagel or on a cookie they are so much more. These are my buttery black and white sesame cookies; a cross between two well-known sweets […]

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Spinach-Artichoke Dip

The first time I had spinach dip was in college and it was served in a large hollowed out bread bowl. It was not health food by any means, but I can admit it, the whole thing was delicious. But that was in the Midwest, […]

Baked Chicken Wings + Blue Cheese Dip

Baked Chicken Wings + Blue Cheese Dip

The Super bowl is approaching, and whether you are football fan or not, it’s a time for fun casual gatherings and tasty snack food that is undoubtedly indulgent and unhealthy. I have always maintained the belief that all things in moderation are fine. Honestly, I […]

Hungarian Goulash

Hungarian Goulash

I have always loved paprika. My first exposure to it was the light dusting on the top of my mom’s deviled eggs that she frequently made when I was a kid. To six-year-old me, paprika made the simple eggs look elegant. I liked that, even […]

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

I love muffins. Muffins and scones actually, they are the perfect accompaniment to morning coffee. But I’m picky, with muffins especially. With muffins, I prefer a standard-sized one, not the super-sized caloric bomb ones that make you feel like you’re eating three muffins in one […]