Tag: cranberries

Good Tidings Cocktail

Good Tidings Cocktail

To be clear, it’s still cranberry season, at least it is to me. I first read about a Good Tidings cocktail in Esquire.  I’m not sure where that magazine has been all my life (although apparently the answer is: on my husband’s nightstand). Esquire regularly […]

Whole Grain Cranberry Nut Energy Bites

Whole Grain Cranberry Nut Energy Bites

Power bites and power bars continue to fascinate me. I have been enjoying various types, and so has my family. Honestly, you can’t go wrong if you are trying to come up with an option in your own apartment or house; just let your flavor […]

Cranberry-Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Cranberry-Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Smoothie week recipe #4: a cranberry-orange creamsicle smoothie that’s completely addictive. Ever have a creamsicle as a kid? If you were a fan like I was, you are in for a treat with this cranberry-orange creamsicle smoothie that hits the nail on the head in the […]

Cranberry-Orange Pistachio Biscotti That I Have Been Making For Years

Cranberry-Orange Pistachio Biscotti That I Have Been Making For Years

Traditional biscotti, also known also at “Cantucci or Cantucci di Prato”, are Italian almond biscuits, or cookies.  The English translation means “twice-baked”.   The name is not meant to be clever: you actually bake this well-known Italian favorite twice. A double bake allows you to get […]

Fresh Cranberry Sauce, An Essential For Every Thanksgiving Table

Fresh Cranberry Sauce, An Essential For Every Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is nothing without the cranberry sauce.  This slightly sweet, slightly tart compote is essential at a Thanksgiving table, if you ask me.  And for the record, I am not talking about the canned stuff.  I believe in short cuts at times, especially around the […]

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Shredded Brussels Sprout With Bacon, Cranberries And Brown Sugar

Boy did I hate Brussels sprouts when I was a kid.  To my six-year-old self, these were an odd-looking vegetable not meant for human consumption.  Kudos to my parent, the Brussels sprouts kept returning and eventually, I learned to like them.  Now, older and wiser, […]