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Posts tagged “Pomegranate

Holiday Apple Pomegranate Sangria

Holiday Apple Pomegranate Sangria ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #holiday #cocktail #wine #recipe

Sangria is an adult beverage I’ve come to appreciate more and more ever since my friend Ann at The Fountain Avenue Kitchen posted her recipe for classic Spanish sangria. Since then I’ve made many variations of Sangria, both white and red versions, each one with its own special twist. This year I wanted to make […]


Muhammara {Roasted Red Pepper Dip}

Muhammara {a Mediterranean Roasted Red Pepper Dip} ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #mediterranean #dip #recipe

I discovered this dip when a bunch of us went out for lunch one Friday. We went to the Mediterranean restaurant in town that is SO good and one of my friends ordered a dip trio for lunch consisting of hummus, an olive tepanade and some lovely red stuff that I was soooo curious about. I […]


Funky Bejeweled Kiwi, Mango & Kumquat Salsa

Pomegranate, Kiwi, Kumquat, & Mango Salsa

I love salsa. The heat of it. The variety. The fun ways you can use it. You can put so many things in a salsa.  I had some tomatoes that were begging me to make them into salsa, but I wanted to do something a little different this time … I’ve heard of mango salsa, […]


Versatile Blogger Award & Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey

Prosciutto-wrapped Turkey Breast with Kiwi & Pomegranate

on a bed of greens with Kiwi, Pomegranate, and a Sweet Balsamic Habanero Mustard Drizzle This was simultaneously a long, hard week for me and a wonderfully blessed week. I am blessed with so many talented foodie friends who are such beautiful people. Four times this week I was awarded the Versatile Blogger Award. Last Wednesday the […]


Blues n Beef Salad with Pear & Pomegranate

Blues n Beef Salad with Pear & Pomegranate

And a kickin’ blue cheese yogurt dressing This was a salad-scape I threw together on Friday for lunch. I had some steak from a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich I bought that was way too big for me, so I was looking for things to go with the extra meat I pilfered from the leftover sandwich. Blue […]


Rosemary Pear Crostini with Walnuts & Pomegranate

Rosemary Pear Crostini with Walnuts, Pomegranates & Three Cheeses

and three cheeses: Gouda, Blue, and Cream Cheese I love the word “crostini” … it sounds so fancy. Like you are at a posh dinner party where everyone is wearing tuxedos or dinner gowns with long white gloves, and sipping champagne. It’s sophisticated. I have been working on this crostini for days, playing the name over […]


Pomegranate Walnut Salad with Maple Cranberry Vinaigrette

Pomegranate Walnut Salad with dried cranberries, apricots, mixed cheeses and Maple Cranberry Vinaigrette

Pomegranates are so beautiful. I’ve been entranced with them since I studied Greek mythology way back in junior high school. Then when we lived in California, our neighbors had a pomegranate tree … one long branch of the tree stretched into our yard and that one branch always gave us plenty of pomegranates. Not that […]

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