The Springtime culinary equivalent to Sugar Plums. Magic. More a suggestion than recipe. Give almonds - stem bit trimmed - a good rub with a kitchen towel to remove fuzz. Heat a little bit of olive oil in a skillet, add almonds and fry just until hot and golden. Sprinkle with sea salt and down - along side a chilly glass or pink wine.
My mom shopped at the local food co-op, froze dried apricots and called them candy and put pistachio nuts in my Easter basket in lieu of jelly beans long LONG before it was the hipster chic thing to do. Her unsalted peanut butter sandwiches on cracked slabs of homemade grainy bread (wrapped in recycled wax paper) were the bane of my early existence. If I only knew had good I had it. Sorry mom! Cake and I will be home for a visit soon.Read More
This box has your name on it. Happy Holidays.Read More