This Macadamia Golden Syrup Tart comes to us from Australia and contains two of my favorite ingredients – macadamia nuts and golden syrup. I fell in love with macadamia nuts when a neighbor would bring them back from Hawaii in various forms. Continue reading
Granola! What could be better first thing in the morning than oats, sunflower seeds, almonds, raisins, dates and sesame seed all bound together in a honey glaze? It’s ridiculously simple and, as an added bonus, it’s good for you!! Easy and good for you, what more could you want? Any dried fruit can be substituted for the apricots and cherries. Raisins and dates work well or any of your favorites. Don’t like almonds? Use another nut. Macadamias come to mind.
You can see this on Thursday, April 7 on Great Day St. Louis, Channel 4 in St. Louis at 9:00. Continue reading
Oatmeal cookies have always been my favorite. It’s something about the spices and texture of this oatmeal cookie. It’s particularly difficult to describe. It’s crispy on the outside with a center that is loaded with the add ins of your choice. It almost has a lacey quality to it. I wish I had a nickel for every time someone told me how much they loved this oatmeal cookie. It is not your usual oatmeal cookie which probably explains the response. This is a chocolate chip version that is not shy on spices.
I have not included how to pics with this as it is a really basic cookie and I don’t think anyone will have a problem with it.
One thing you will notice is the enormous amount of add ins. You can use chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts – whatever you want to make these yours. I think the large amount of add ins gives this oatmeal cookie its lacy quality since there is just enough dough to hold the add ins together. Continue reading