Archive for the 'Pomegranate' Category

Current nibbles: freeze dried pomegranate

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

To shake up my daily fruit intake I like getting tubs of freeze dried fruit to stash in my desk at work. I noticed this weekend that Just Tomatoes has new-to-me varieties at the grocery store: pomegranate, blackberry, and apricot. I splurged and bought a little tub of pomegranate. According to the packaging, one small [...]

Jazz It Up: Fruity Pomegranate Guacamole with Shrimp

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Do you feel your summer slipping through your fingers? This power punch of flavors will help you hold on to those last rays of sunshine. Wanting the flavors of ceviche with out actually making ceviche is what inspired this jazzed up guacamole. Creamy avocado and mango, with a slight touch of shrimp, and the occasional [...]

Apple Spice Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

Last night I went to bed hungry and dreaming of apple spice pancakes. I loved how well my apple spice muffins turned out and wondered about using a similar apple technique of grating the fruit into pancake batter. Waking up this morning to windows streaming in cold winter sun, I set about to looking up [...]

Pucker Up Pomegranate Truffles: SHF#16

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Creating treasures of culinary aphrodisiacs has been a crafty hobby of mine. My visually accute X-Rated Sweet Pussy Cakes of SHF#13 were a smashing hit, and really deserve more exploration? ahem, in the form of a more explicit tutorial. Another project on the back burner is to make dishes using local company Terra Firma Botanicals’ [...]

Pomegranate Liquor

Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

Updated to add these great sounding drink recipes using pomegranate juice or pomegranate liquor: Oprah’s Pomegranate Martini The View’s Christmas Cheer Swank Pomegranate Cocktail Pomegranate Manhattan Pomegranate-Ginger Champagne Cocktail Pomegranate with Prosecco Rumed Grenade I was inspired by my Limoncello adventures this last Christmas and decided to continue to spread the joy of fruity alcohol [...]

Thai Salad Rolls, aka De-tox Food

Sunday, December 12th, 2004

These rolls have found a special place in my kitchen? they fit a very precise category of meal: clean food. By this, I mean, a proper lunch after having had cream puffs for breakfast (and that isn’t a euphemism, btw), or a meal that is a great way to get ones vegetables in when one [...]


Tuesday, November 30th, 2004

During my undergraduate years at the University of Oregon I carried myself through my work week knowing that I had a treat waiting for me on Fridays. Caspian, one of the restaurants in the treasure trove of 13th Ave, offered predictable daily specials, my favorite being the offering of Fesenjon on Fridays. I had never [...]

Guacamole Studded with Pomegranate

Tuesday, November 16th, 2004

Preparing your own guacamole is a personal affair of tasting and composition.