Snacks

Membrillo Recipe (Quince Paste/Cheese)

Membrillo Recipe (Quince Paste/Cheese)

Fall is my favorite season for many reasons; cooler weather, leaves changing colors, decorating for Halloween, pumpkin spice lattes, and baking lots of yummy food! Fall is also the time of year I scour the grocery stores for quince, the main ingredient in membrillo.

Homemade Fig Newtons

Homemade Fig Newtons

Fig newtons are one of my favorite Fall treats. I always have plenty of fig preserves in the Fall, thanks to my beautiful fig tree. If you like store-bought fig newtons, you will love this homemade version!

Homemade Cracklins Recipe (Kizikeh)

Homemade Cracklins Recipe (Kizikeh)

Cracklins have become popular in the U.S., over the last few years. But guess what? Other cultures had been frying animal fat, and enjoying this sinfully delicious snack for centuries! Assyrians call this delicious snack, “Kizikeh.”

Spiced Almonds

Spiced Almonds

Lately I’ve been snacking on dry roasted almonds in an effort to eat healthier. Like anything else, too much of a good thing can eventually get boring. In an effort to spice things up, I came up with this spiced almonds recipe.

Smoked Octopus

Smoked Octopus

A couple of times a year, Scott likes to surprise Nena by bringing home octopus to be smoked in our smoker. It was during a family vacation to Hawaii that she fell in love with “Smoked Tako”, which is what they call smoked octopus in Hawaii.

Low Carb Seed Crackers

Low Carb Seed Crackers

I have been making these crackers every couple of days ever since an Instagram friend introduced me to a similar recipe, which can be found at her YouTube channel.