Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sriracha and Wasabi Deviled Eggs

I saw this recipe, and wanted to try it but thought it was a little much…(soaking in soy?). Maybe next time. For this purpose, I simplified. We also went back and forth about whether people eat deviled eggs…they did. they … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash & Ricotta Crostini

The third of the birthday boy recipes… Original recipe here. My modifications: Added a pesto, cut out the olive oil. 2 loves french bread 1 butternut squash sage, basil a handful of arugula 4 cloves garlic 2 oz walnuts or … Continue reading

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Salty, Sweet & Spicy Mixed Nuts

to serve a crowd. original recipe here. My modifications (different nuts, different herbs, different spice) ingredients 2 packages mixed nuts (i bought a version with no peanuts) 1/4 cup maple syrup 5-10 leaves of basil, sage, rosemary (it’s what I … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy Chocolate Cake Pops (in Salted Caramel and Peanut Butter)

Birthday cakes are an elaborate affair in my house–the last few years they have involved dark chocolate, marscapone, pistachios, and ganache. YUM. but have done it to many times. So this year….I went with cake pops. I was inspired by … Continue reading

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The Birthday boy menu (recipe posts to come)

Last week was my husband’s birthday…we did a number of things, but the one that involved cooking was our rooftop happy hour that stretched over six hours. The good sign…almost all the food was gone :). Here’s the first of … Continue reading

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