Arugula & Pear Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

Arugula Pear Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

We have a new fave salad at our house; it’s this Arugula Pear Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette. And as good as all the salad components are, it’s really the vinaigrette that steals the show!

Arugula Pear Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

Arugula Pear Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

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German Chocolate Cookies

German Chocolate Cookies

Just the other day I got an email from the New York Times “What to cook this week.” Do you get them? They charge a subscription for their site but you can view the recipes in the email at no cost, at least for a while. They’ve become kind of a highlight for me, just a minute or two of reading editor Sam Sifton talk about food. One of the food items he mentioned recently was German Chocolate Cookies.

German Chocolate Cookies

German Chocolate Cookies

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Home-made Gingerbread Granola with Dried Cherries & Pecans

Gingerbread Granola

Ya might think that I’d have gotten my share of Gingerbread over the Holidays, but it just didn’t work out. I wanted to find the time to make Gingerbread Men. I really did. I was so psyched about them. I even got the cookie cutters out and everything…

Home-made Gingerbread Granola with Dried Cherries & Pecans

Home-made Gingerbread Granola with Dried Cherries & Pecans

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