Almond Poppy Seed Muffins – the name says it all – it’s my moist, super flavorful guilty pleasure. Two of my favorite thin in baking are almond extract and poppy seeds – put the two together and this gal is in heaven! My problem is as much as I like to cook, I am not […]
Bear Claws – a delicious almond filling wrapped up in a light puff pastry and garnished with sliced almonds and a drizzling of icing. Have y’all heard of the town Solvang? Ya, me either! But I have now. It is just a short drive off of the Pacific Coast Highway (about 20 miles). You travel […]
Mandarin Orange Ramen Salad – This is one of those recipes that has a gajillion versions out in the universe. This is my version. The crunch of the ramen noodles and almonds, accented with the sweet mandarin oranges makes you feel like this salad is not only enticing but out of the ordinary!