Apple Cranberry Honey Hand Pies – $.67 each

I love apple pie, especially for Thanksgiving. And if this isn’t your first time here, you know I also love sticking anything and everything in egg roll wrappers. So this year I’m combining the two ....more

Honeyed Frozen Greek Yogurt – $.62/serving

It’s Thanksgiving – yay! – and when it’s time to break out the pear crisp or pumpkin cake or apple cranberry hand pies (ahem), we need some nice scoops of vanilla ice cream to go with. Vanilla ice cream makes the difference between a good dessert and ....more

How to Wrap Anything Samosa-Style with Egg Roll Wrappers

Samosas are an awesome Indian pocket pastry shaped like a triangle – and here’s how you can fold any filling up samosa style with regular old egg roll wrappers! Of course they’re amazing with Indian fillings, but you can put anything you like in them – anything you → read on: How to Wrap Anything Samosa-Style with Egg Roll Wrappers ...more


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Cranberry Almond Rice Krispie Treats – $.41/bar

Oh the weather outside is frightful…but in here we have Cranberry Almond Rice Krispie Treats so that’s delightful… The meter’s a little off so you have to sing the second line real fast. I’ve been pretty excited about holiday baking coming up since late summer, and → read on: Cranberry Almond Rice Krispie Treats – $.41/bar ...more

Quinoa, Portobello and Roasted Red Pepper Chili – $.90/serving

I love fall for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is chili. The first leaf falling is when I declare chili season open, and in my house it isn’t over until all the snow’s melted. We ....more

Step By Step: Dark n’ Moody Thai Red Curry Roasted Peanuts

For quite a while now I’ve been entranced by the dark n’ moody school of food photography (no surprise to anyone who’s seen my food photography Pinterest board). I’ve tried it a few times, just guessing at what to do, and of course never got → read on: Step By Step: Dark n’ Moody Thai Red Curry Roasted Peanuts ...more

Thai Red Curry Roasted Peanuts – $.28/serving

I didn’t even realize it until now, but one of my recent food missions seems to be roasting peanuts in Asian condiments. First the Sriracha roasted peanuts, then the Chinese take-out peanuts and now these. No wonder I’m getting obsessed ....more

Jack O’Lantern Clementines

Here’s a cool last-minute Halloween treat that’s healthy, fun to make, sweet and soooo cute: Jack O’Lantern Clementines! Just grab a bag of clementines (I picked up a 3 lb. bag for about $5) and some black ....more

Chinese Take-Out Peanuts – $.16/serving

Most Saturdays, my mom and I have lunch at a local Chinese restaurant. And I love it. Once a week, we sit down, get waited on, eat semi-exotic stuff under iridescent chandeliers and I almost throw nutritional caution to the wind ....more