Tagged: ‘dried cranberries’

Holiday Baking: My Winter Fruit-and-Nut Cake


Fruitcakes usually call for lots of butter to be creamed with the sugar and flour.  Imagine my delight to find that just as good a fruitcake can be made without any added fat other than the nuts.  In place of…

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Warm Spinach Salad with Bacon and Feta for One

Every day we need new inspiration for our salad of fresh greens. And bacon is IN in the culinary universe. So often there are no recipes for one serving. And that is all you want to make. The baby spinach is so easy to find now in the supermarket produce section and organic to boot!

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Magical Ink Buttermilk Scones



Ink is one of the oldest tools of magic. Whether needed to write a spell or symbol, magical ink can invoke or banish potentially dangerous beings. To make invisible ink appear, hold the paper over a candle flame to gently…

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