A Slice of Spice

A Slice of Spice

Widening Your World With Taste

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Roasted Beet Salad With Pecans and Feta

Roasted Beet Salad With Pecans and Feta

This delightful roasted beet salad has fresh crispy greens tossed with a tangy vinaigrette; tender earthy-sweet beets; crunchy toasted pecans with just a hint of cinnamon; and creamy, salty feta cheese to hit all the flavor spots on your taste buds! Beets Are Misunderstood! Usually […]

Kitchen Gadget Gifts They Are Sure to Love

Kitchen Gadget Gifts They Are Sure to Love

Can’t Decide On A Gift For Your Favorite Cook? I always keep a running list on Amazon of gadget gift ideas I would love, because inevitably my kids or my husband will ask that question when a holiday or birthday approach. And that list typically […]

A World of Flavor – It’s All In The Math

A World of Flavor – It’s All In The Math

Originally published February, 2018 It’s All In the Math I freely confess I am obsessed with food.  That is not to say I eat food obsessively, but that I am obsessed with creating dishes; with trying new ideas; with testing the latest craze.  From warm, […]

Turkey Cabbage Dumplings

Turkey Cabbage Dumplings

You Win Some, You Dim Sum Well…technically, Dim Sum is a meal of small plates served with tea (think Tapas if you lean more towards Spanish cuisine), but I just love that silly expression, and since dumplings can be served as part of Dim Sum […]

Triple Lemon Layer Cake

Triple Lemon Layer Cake

Perfect For Easter – Or Any Celebration A while back, while visiting a local Farmer’s Market (who doesn’t love a Farmer’s Market?), I bought this lovely jar of lemon curd. I had no idea what I was going to use it for, it was just […]

Weeknight Chicken Tikka Masala

Weeknight Chicken Tikka Masala

Exploring New Flavors On birthdays and other special occasions, our family enjoys trying new food experiences. We have our favorite places of course, but we try to mix it up by finding restaurants (or cuisines) we haven’t tried. We have a great time together and […]

Martina’s Kitchen Mix ~ My Recipe Playlist for Real Life – Cookbook Review

Martina’s Kitchen Mix ~ My Recipe Playlist for Real Life – Cookbook Review

Disclaimer: I was given a complimentary copy of this book by its publisher, Oxmoor House, in exchange for my honest review of the product. My Cookbook Addiction I love cookbooks, or it may be more accurate to say I am slightly addicted to them! The […]

Date Night at Sur La Table

Date Night at Sur La Table

A Baking Bucket List I often hear people talking about their bucket list…where they want to travel or what exciting adventure they want to try, and it seems the older you get the more you think about those things (yes, I am learning this first […]

Ratatouille – A Perfect Vegetable Medley

Ratatouille – A Perfect Vegetable Medley

Eggplant Can Be Scary! True confession…I have not always been a fan of eggplant! Growing up I only had it a few times, and it always seemed bitter, or…just not good. So of course, as an adult I managed to overlook the dark purple beasts […]

A Slice of Sunshine – Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Cake

A Slice of Sunshine – Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Cake

Spring Is In the Air! I know it is technically still winter, but spring is my favorite season…it just makes me happy! And our weather has not helped my spring fever; it has been all over the place between “cover your outside faucets…bring in your […]


All Time Favorites

Annette’s Gingerbread Cookies

Annette’s Gingerbread Cookies

Sister, Mom, Grammy I wanted to share this post with you earlier in the season, but I must admit that time got the best of me this year. This visit to Mamo’s Kitchen was sent to me by my husband’s niece Nina. You may remember […]

Sixteen Meatballs and a Can of Soup

Sixteen Meatballs and a Can of Soup

Delicious Memories Rooted in Family Tradition When I first started laying out the idea for Mamo’s Kitchen I asked family members to share recipes, pictures, stories and treasured memories from their childhood.  When the feedback started coming in from my husband’s family, there seemed to […]

Cornish Pasties – A Heritage of Family Tradition

Cornish Pasties – A Heritage of Family Tradition

An Adventure of History and Taste Wrapped Up In Golden Crust! Today’s visit to Mamo’s Kitchen comes from my cousin Kim and her husband Jim, by way of Cornwall County, in south west England, where much of Jim’s rich family history is rooted. In the […]

Pineapple Upside”Dad” Cake – An Homage to Father’s Day

Pineapple Upside”Dad” Cake – An Homage to Father’s Day

Cooking With Dad Every year Father’s Day makes me reflect on the things I loved about my dad.  His calm demeanor, his subdued but hysterical sense of humor, his generosity with his family and friends.  He was a flawed soul (as we all are) with […]

Memories That Make Me Snicker(doodle)

Memories That Make Me Snicker(doodle)

Feels Like Home They are known by many names…Nana, G-Ma, Grammy, Granny…and most people have had at least one in their life.  That person who embodies everything that is “home.”  The one whom the mere thought of brings back the innocence of childhood – warm […]