Tag: Dates

Big Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

Big Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

My Dad’s been asking for Oatmeal Cookies for longer than I care to admit. And we had three, yes, three cartons of Old Fashioned Oats in the cupboard. And so here they are, the best Oatmeal Cookies, ever! And my Dad thinks… Read More


Roasted Cauliflower with Dates & Pine Nuts

Roasted Cauliflower with Dates & Pine Nuts

When I made Oven Roasted Cauliflower the other day, I promised I’d show you a simple but fun way to “dress it up.” Well, here it is, a nutty brown butter sauce punctuated with sweet dates and crunchy pine nuts.

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

Bacon Wrapped Bleu Cheese Stuffed Dates; Devils on Horseback

I gotta tell ya, I never thought about eating Bacon Wrapped Dates. Recipes, I’ve seen – but back me up here, folks, doesn’t it sound kind of weird? Well, weird they are, but weirdly delish!

Magnolia Grille’s Molasses Barbecue Sauce

Magnolia Grille's Molasses Barbecue Sauce

It was a dark and stormy September day…sounds like the start of a good horror story, huh! It could have been because I needed some barbecue sauce. And I didn’t want to go out in the rain.

Pat Nixon’s Date Nut Bread

Pat Nixons Date Nut Bread

I had such rave reviews from the family last week on my Cinnamon Swirl Quick Bread that I decided not to rest on my laurels but to forge ahead & make Pat Nixons Date Nut Bread. I haven’t made or had Date… Read More

California Date Shake

California Date Shake

Do you ever come across a recipe in a magazine that sounds SOOOO crazy you just know it has to be either completely amazing or an absolute boo hiss? This is one of those crazy recipes that amazes!

Date Pinwheels, Icebox

Old Fashioned Date Pinwheel Cookies - Grandma's Recipe

These Date Pinwheels were my Grandmother Irene’s recipe. My Mom’s Mom, and of all the cookies our family had at Christmas, these were my favorite. When Grandma thought I was old enough, she let me slice the cookie rolls into coins &… Read More

Healthier Energy Bars

When my son was a teenager and became interested in working out, he immediately “sparked” to the idea of “energy” bars! He’s not alone; energy bars are a huge industry, many full of heavily processed ingredients. A black mark in my book…. Read More

Braised Turnip (or other) Greens – Healthy Style

Healthy Braised Turnip Greens

Until late in my life, I didn’t really eat greens, and when I’d had them they’d always been Collard greens cooked forever with ham hocks or salt pork – delicious, but something I’ve avoided because of the high fat and long cooking… Read More