Herb & Lou’s Infused Cubes

Cocktail hour has changed forever! But in my house, it’s more basic than that– now we have a daily cocktail hour! I am obsessed with these infused cocktail ice cubes, to the point that I pack them when I travel so I can share them with my friends. What makes them even better is that my sister’s boyfriend invented them, so I’ve had a behind-the-scenes look at their creation and development over the years. They are finally here, and the … Continue reading

Savory Roasted Chickpeas

I have made these chickpeas with such enthusiasm for so long that I should have shared them with you long before. You know how much I love┬ácandied chickpeas, but this savory version is even easier to make. I frequently sprinkle them on top of loose and saucy dishes, and we sometimes eat them as a regular side dish. They are crispy and satisfying, delicious, nearly effortless to prepare, and kind of addicting. And if you have any leftovers, they also … Continue reading

Miso Pumpkin Chicken Thighs

While I was brainstorming ways to revise the recipe for pumpkin chicken thighs, I came up with a savorier flavor combination- miso, pumpkin, and honey. This trifecta is a complete umami extravaganza. The flavor is very comparable to Man-Pleasing Chicken. So, for everyone who wrote in asking whether they would like Man-Pleasing Chicken even though they don’t like mustard or maple syrup (the two key ingredients), my answer remains…yes, I still think you would. But if you don’t want to … Continue reading