almonds

Butter Almond Skillet Cake

August 27, 2012 Breakfast

This recipe is borrowed from one of my favorite food bloggers, Bella Eats. It was introduced as part of her new creative project, Beyond the Flavor, which features the stories behind the meals we eat. It’s an amazing project that I encourage you to check out. As for this cake, it is perfection. Deliciously simple. [...]

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Spicy Almond Green Beans

April 13, 2011 Side Dishes

Have you ever had those frozen Bird’s Eye green beans that some with almond slivers on top? Oh man! They are so good. I hate to admit it, but they are. My fiancé is a fool for those things, and though I think they are delightful, I prefer to make and eat them fresh. So [...]

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Omar’s Honey Nut Granola

April 11, 2011 Breakfast

This recipe a tribute to Omar, my very favorite character from The Wire (the best ever show created for television). Not so long ago, my fiancé and I worked our way through all five riveting and intensely captivating seasons of The Wire and developed a deep fondness for Omar and his penchant for what he [...]

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Crispy Chewy Almond Cookies

March 1, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

This weekend I was craving almond cookies. I wanted to make something like an almond version of pecan sandies, but that’s not what happened. My baking skills are limited and I don’t pretend to know what I’m doing. Mostly, I like to start with recipes I’m comfortable with and take baby steps away from the [...]

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