Tag Archives: walnuts

Royal Riviera Pear Salad

We received some scrumptious pears from Harry & David as a Christmas present from some special relatives. It was tempting to just dive in and eat the pears as snacks, but we had enough resolve to save two of those … Continue reading

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Sweet, Salt and Spice Walnuts

Here are the walnuts you need for the previous salad recipe from Joanne Weir. We made the entire 2 cups of walnuts called for in this recipe, so we had extra nuts for a great snack. We do not recommend … Continue reading

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Dandelion, Kale, Cara Cara Orange and Kumquat with Spice-Roasted Walnuts

The next two recipes are necessary to prepare a salad we saw Joanne Weir prepare on her television show, “Joanne Weir Gets Fresh.” The combination of ingredients and the potpourri of spices needed for the walnuts got our attention. If … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Walnuts

This recipe also comes from the March/April 2015 issue of Eating Well. Chef Michael Solomonov has an Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia. Once again, the addition of tahini and walnuts to the cauliflower turns boring into bravo! We streamlined the preparation … Continue reading

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Yogurt-Marinated Chicken with Mushrooms and Sweet Potatoes

This recipe comes from the February 2011 issue of Real Simple magazine. We tried it tonight; the dish is great. The dish uses some ingredients you would not normally think would go together, like quinoa, shiitake mushrooms, and sweet potatoes, … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake

We made this recipe for a recent party, along with two other variations. The recipe was considered a success by all those who tried it. The Cheesecake Factory does not seem to release its recipe on its website, so we … Continue reading

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Figs with Walnuts and Saga Blue Cheese

This is a fancy appetizer. Maybe almost too fancy. We like it, but the ingredients are not easy to get and they are expensive. This recipe is from Elizabeth Karmel in her book Taming the Fire. The link here is … Continue reading

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