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Raisins in Soy Sauce Chicken?  Soy sauce chicken is traditionally made with sugar rock candy, granulated sugar, or brown sugar, plus soy sauce, ginger and garlic. So I thought I’d give naturally sweet raisins aREAD MORE

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One of the coziest aromas at the end of a long day is a ready-to-serve meal in a slow-cooker. Here’s a sure-fire recipe for a simple dinner, with just three ingredients to cook. Looks tooREAD MORE

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These cute gobblers will be the talk of the table as an edible centerpiece or place setting decoration!  Creating the corn muffin ‘turkeys’ can keep the kids (or guests!) busy on Thanksgiving Day. Or haveREAD MORE

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Raise your hand if you like cookies and milk for after school snack, or any time! With kids back in school and families settling into fall routines, these bar cookies couldn’t be more simple toREAD MORE

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What makes this salad golden? Sweet-tangy golden raisins and summer fruits – peaches, nectarines, mango, strawberries, with a zing of crystallized ginger. The golden raisins are mini hits of natural sweetness in this mélange ofREAD MORE

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Do recipe ingredients sometimes give you a double-take? This one did for me: raisins, lots of serrano chiles, soy sauce and Monterey Jack cheese in a quesadilla. Really? 10 serrano chiles in 4 quesadillas? TheREAD MORE

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Homemade crackers are much easier to make than you might think. These are pretty too, with a combination of dried apricots and golden raisins, crunchy nuts and seeds and a bonus of no added fat.READ MORE

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For St. Patrick’s Day we think about Irish foods like corned beef and Colcannon. How about Irish soda bread? It’s one of the simplest breads to make and the origin is just as simple. HistoricallyREAD MORE

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Make it sweet, chocolatey, gluten-free and free from added sugar for Valentines! Cocoa Coconut Torte is sweetened with raisin and date puree, like the Raisin-Date Apple Muffins. Ground almonds replace flour making it gluten free,READ MORE

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A New Year’s resolution to eat healthier doesn’t have to mean fewer sweets. Stick with raisins and dates and we’ll show you how!   We learned in Laura Bashar’s Persian Baklava how to use raisinsREAD MORE

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