Roasting Nut and Coconut

Roasting Nut and Coconut

Baking, particularly cookies, often involves nuts or coconut. And there in that recipe you’ll see the suggestion that they be toasted. My first reaction: ah, gee, do I have to? I revert to being a 6-year old told to clean up his room. The thing is, toasting these...
Candied Bacon Cashews

Candied Bacon Cashews

This recipe is for anyone who loves cashews, bacon, and sugar. Okay, it’s not a kosher recipe, but in that case you can see how to quickly modify this for use in Israel, Muslim lands, or places where bacon is not loved. This is a brilliant way to serve up...

Candied Nuts

For this weekend’s party, I want things to be spectacularly different. For apps, we are including nuts, but it’s not a matter now of just opening up a can or bag. We want to do more. What can you do with nuts? Why, candy them. Now, we’re making an appetizer, not...