Quick and Spicy Party Cashews Recipe

Looking for something quick for a party or a snack? These cashews fit the bill and this recipe is one my family loves.

Prep + Cook = 10 Minutes

Makes approximately 6 servings

Ingredients: 1 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. curry powder 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 1/2 cups unsalted cashews Instructions:

In a small bowl, combine the 5 dry spices including the salt.  Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. When it is hot, add the

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Mini Fillo Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

These raspberry cheesecake bites are just as fun to make as they are to eat—you can pop the whole thing in your mouth to enjoy the combination of crunchy, creamy, and tart all in one bite.

I love to develop new dessert recipes with my daughter, Celia. We typically come up with the concept together. She then creates the recipe and our whole family spends time tasting and rating them together.

A while ago, we thought a healthy little cheesecake bite would be a fun light dessert to go

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Rosemary-Garlic Pork Roast with Whipped Sweet Potatoes

This pork roast recipe is flavorful and perfect with sweet potatoes. Enjoy it as a holiday meal…or a tasty touch to a weeknight!

My friend Kim Tilley, who comes from the Midwest and is a phenomenal cook, serves this flavorful pork roast to her family.  The sweet potatoes are the perfect complement to the savory pork. Serve it with simple mixed vegetables.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes + Cook Time: 30-40 Minutes

6 servings

Ingredients: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs. boneless pork loin roast or pork tenderloin, or

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Do Your Teens Secretly Love Family Dinners?

Guest Post by Soozy G. Miller

Something really cool happened a few nights ago at our house. My teenage son, who is about knee-deep in rebellion, asked for a family dinner.

I watched Aviva Goldfarb on the Today Show and with Katie Couric. I heard Aviva tell Katie about when her two teenage children, at home one night while both Aviva and her husband, Andrew, were out at dinner meetings (a rare occurrence), decided to make sure it was a sit-down dinner.

The kids sat down at the table, just the

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A New Hanukkah Recipe: Indian Potato and Carrot Latkes (Aloo Latkes)

This year the kids are both away for Hanukkah, which makes Andrew and me too sad to even light the menorah. But we couldn’t go through Hanukkah without eating latkes at all, so I decided to throw my emotions into creating a new recipe. I’ve been on an Indian cooking kick lately, and I realized that Indian flavors would meld well with traditional potato pancakes.

If you make the batter ahead of time, refrigerate it until you are ready to cook them, and drain the excess liquid from the bowl

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