Easy Winter Pesto with Arugula & Almonds

In the summer there is nothing better than the taste of garden fresh basil pesto in pasta dishes.  In the winter when the basil is not growing in the garden we still enjoy pesto in our pasta dishes, both store bought and homemade.  When making homemade the only difference is that we change the flavorRead more

Deep-Fried Glassy Pecans

If you read our blog about cake donuts you know we are in love with ChefSteps which is shown on PBS.  Their short gorgeous clips make cooking incredible food seem possible.  Cooking with scales rather than measuring cups…no problem (even if you are American, like me).  Sous Vide cooking…not a big deal.  Using dry ice…doesn’tRead more