Tiny Bites

Kentucky Benedictine

July 17, 2013

Kentucky Benedictine I love this Southern spread made popular by Louisville’s Benedict’s restaurateur, Jennie Carter Benedict, who opened her restaurant in 1893.  It can be used as a dip or for a sandwich and is perfect for either an afternoon tea or a light meal. INGREDIENTS 1 Large Cucumber 8...

Park Avenue Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

June 11, 2013

Park Avenue Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes I came up with this recipe while walking on Park Avenue two weeks ago.  If you’re a fan of the humble PB&J then you’ll be a fan of these unique cupcakes. Most recipes have you piping in the peanut butter and jelly. You...

White Chocolate & Pistachio Cookies

June 7, 2013

White Chocolate & Pistachio Cookies Unbelievably delicious! INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Softened Butter 1 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Brown Sugar 2 Room Temperature Eggs 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 3 Cups Unbleached Flour 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 2 Cups White Chocolate Chips 1 1/2 Cups Whole Pistachios...

Smoked Okra

June 6, 2013

Smoked Okra If you’re an okra lover then you’re going to love Smoked Okra.  The “smoke” comes from the smoked paprika which I am a huge fan of. I love to eat them right out of the jar. INGREDIENTS 24 Okra 1 Cup White Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 1/2...

Mother’s Day Macadamia Nut Brownies

May 11, 2013

Mother’s Day Macadamia Nut Brownies Make your mother the ultimate brownie.  Trust me she deserves it! INGREDIENTS 1/2 Cup Butter 3 Ounces Coarsely Chopped Unsweetened Chocolate 1 Cup Sugar 2 Room Temperature Eggs 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 2/3 Cup Unbleached Flour 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda 8 Ounces Chopped Macadamia Nuts...

Za’atar Pita Chips

May 8, 2013

Za’atar Pita Chips These Za’atar Pita Chips are really pretty addictive.  They are baked so they are much healthier than deep fried chips.  If you want to leave the za’atar off then just use kosher salt and pepper as your seasoning. INGREDIENTS 12 Pita Bread Pockets 1/2 Cup Olive Oil...

Oatmeal Chocolate Crunch Cookies

April 30, 2013

Oatmeal Chocolate Crunch Cookies These cookies are a snap to make and they always seem to disappear first on a cookie tray.  This version is crisp, crunchy and keeps very well.  Nutmeg isn’t always used in oatmeal cookies, but it adds an extra flavor. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups Unbleached Flour...

What’s The Story Morning Glory Muffins

April 28, 2013

What’s The Story Morning Glory Muffins “What’s the Story Morning Glory?”  It’s true.  There are morning muffins that are good for you.  Try these muffins and you won’t be sorry that you did. INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 Cups Unbleached Flour 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1 Teaspoon Ground...

Avocado & Grapefruit Salad

April 20, 2013

Avocado & Grapefruit Salad For a beautiful salad use both pink and yellow grapefruit in this refreshing salad. INGREDIENTS 2 Grapefruit 2 Peeled, Pitted & Chopped Avocados 1/4 Thinly Sliced Red Onion 1 Head of Bibb or Butter Lettuce Carefully peel the grapefruit.  Make sure to remove all of the...

Dark Chocolate Macadamia Nut Crispies

April 19, 2013

Dark Chocolate Macadamia Nut Crispies The toasted macadamia nuts and dark chocolate are what makes these treats sing.  They’re sticky to make, but you’ll have fun licking your fingers! INGREDIENTS 1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter 2 Cups Dark Chocolate Chips 10 Ounces Marshmallows 8 Ounces Toasted Macadamia Nuts 6 Cups Rice Krispie...

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