Spiced Mixed Nuts

Spiced Mixed Nuts- Perfect for any Party

I think these spiced mixed nuts are the perfect accompaniment to a great cocktail.  That's why I love to make them when I have company over, have a cocktail party or just to enjoy while having "cocktail hour" on the patio with my husband.  These are always a hit at every party.  The combination of sweet, savory and spicy really wows the pallet.  This recipe can easily be tweaked by using your favorite nuts rather than the ones I uses (which are my favs).  If you make this for your friends they will most certainly love it, so you should probably make a lot! Please check out my latest YouTube video to learn some additional tips and tricks on how I make the recipe.  You'll be able to check out my husband's amazing pan flipping skills too.   https://youtu.be/nUDKl-eDkwg Spiced Mixed Nuts 2 cup mixed nuts: cashews (almonds, walnuts, whatever you like)2 tablespoon brown sugar2 tablespoon butter2 teaspoons Tabasco5-6 sprigs rosemary (de-stemmed & chopped)Flaky sea salt to taste Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the nuts and give them a couple minutes to begin toasting. When you see a bit of color on the nuts and start...Read More

Gluten Free Appetizers and Snacks

I love to have people over for a cocktail or dinner party and these are some of my favorite Gluten Free Appetizers and Snacks to have out when people arrive.  The beauty of the spread is the fact that everything is gluten-free but no one will know that it's gluten-free. I like to have an assortment of fruit and/or vegetables to accompanied by meat, cheese, crackers and nuts. Here are some of my favorites: Mary's Gone Crackers- I like the original and herb flavors Food Should Taste Good Multigrain Tortilla Chips Boursin cheese Mangecho cheese Honeycrisp apples Red or Green Grapes Genoa salami Marcona almonds What are your favorite gluten free appetizers and snacks? Let me know in the comments below. Gluten Free Avenger Episode 12: Gluten Free Appetizers and Snacks is now live on YouTube, you can use this link (https://youtu.be/4TaCpHTSwKg) or view it below: [caption id="attachment_735" align="alignleft" width="768"] Mary's Gone Crackers go with so many things...[/caption] [caption id="attachment_734" align="alignleft" width="768"] Marcona Almonds are always a fav![/caption] [caption id="attachment_737" align="alignleft" width="768"] aren't you ready to dig in![/caption] [caption id="attachment_736" align="alignleft" width="768"] eat these with a sandwich or with cheese[/caption] [caption id="attachment_731" align="alignleft" width="768"] Boursin and Manchego cheese are a...Read More