Roasted Chickpeas – Addictively Crunchy!

I ran across this snack recipe recently while visiting Reini Days. The Jilb (host of Reini Days) shared photos of incredibly tasty-looking roasted chickpeas (or garbanzo beans, as they’re sometimes called). She profiled spiced, honey and sweet and salty variations, and while all three were appetizing, I found the spicy version particularly so. I followed … Continue reading

Food Gift Baskets

Looking for a customized gift that’s almost sure to be appreciated?  Try creating a food gift basket. Food gift baskets are versatile and can match any occasion (showers, weddings, birthdays, etc.).  For example, I created a baking-themed basket last year for my daughter’s travel softball fundraiser (each family was required to provide a basket to … Continue reading

Frito Pie

Article first published as Frito Pie on Blogcritics. Where I found the recipe(s): I rely on my slow cooker A LOT. The Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook has become a kitchen standard as I search for ways to to get hot meals to the table at a reasonable hour, especially on busy weeknights What I thought: Frito Pie, a tasty … Continue reading