dried apricots

Saffron Farro with Apricots and Pine Nuts for a New Year, New You

The Mediterranean Diet, consisting of higher levels of olive oil, vegetables, fruit and fish, has been becoming increasingly more popular as more and more scientific studies are published linking a causal relationship between eating a Mediterranean diet and prevention of disease.  Then, in September of 2013, researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School in Britain released [...]

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Apricot-Fig-Pistachio Bars

Apricot-Fig-Pistachio Bars Adapted from Perfect One-Dish Dinners, by Pam Anderson Makes 16 bars 1/2 cup bleached all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned oatmeal 6 tablespoons packed light brown sugar 1/2 stick (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut 1 cup shelled roasted and salted [...]

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