Pistachio Cookies

best pistachio cookie recipe

Pistachio lovers, rejoice! These cookies are loaded with pistachio color and flavor. Regular flour is replaced with ground nuts resulting in a cookie that is incredibly chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. You are going to be surprised at how simple this recipe is to make and what you get in return […]

Cookie Week 2015: Cranberry Pistachio Sables

cranberry pistachio sable recipe

At long last, #CookieWeek has returned! This time around there are some really great recipes in the lineup. From shortbreads to sandwich cookies, there is something for just about every cookie lover out there… and just in time for your holiday baking. I’m kicking off the week with this simple shortbread, Cranberry Pistachio Sables. These […]

Know Your Food: Nuts Infographic

know your food: nuts

How much do you really know about your food? For the latest installation of our Know Your Food series we decided to change the format a bit by presenting the facts with an infographic. It’s full of tiny tidbits of food knowledge. For example, the largest nutcracker is in Germany and stands nearly 19 feet […]

Treat of the Week: Cassata

My fondest Easter memory occurred many years ago as a student in Italy. It was my good fortune to be invited to a traditional Easter dinner by the proprietor of a local campground. This was a campground unlike any I had experienced in America and at the heart of it was a massive covered patio punctuated on […]

Treat of the Week: Chewy Chocolate Cherry Oat Bar

chewy chocolate cherry oat bar recipe

In case you hadn’t noticed, we love food around here. We talk a great deal about design and DIY, but it always comes around to food… more commonly, treats. It always comes back to treats. This week wraps up our second year blogging. It’s hard to believe that we have presented the Treat of the Week every week for […]

Treat of the Week: Pistachio Meringues with Rose Cream

pistachio meringues with rose water cream recipe

This Friday is the last Friday of our first year at Today’s Nest. Next week we will celebrate our blogiversary. It has been an exciting and rewarding year.  We weren’t really sure how things would go in the beginning, but we knew for sure that we would have the Treat of the Week. We kicked off the Treat […]

Treat of the Week: Classic Ambrosia

best classic ambrosia recipe

Ambrosia is one of those treats that instantly takes me back to my childhood. This was a usual suspect for many picnics and fellowship dinners. It seemed to be made with most of the same ingredients, but someone was always trying to apply their own unique twist.  I, too, have a favorite recipe although it […]