Month: May 2023

Fruit Tea Mocktails

Iced Fruit Tea Mocktails

Here is a recipe for a festive, sweet mocktail. This one was dreamed up because part of my recovery plan is drinking lots and lots of warm water. So I sipped and sipped and sipped. Water can be boring after a while, if that is all you are drinking, and […]

Seared Scallops with Spring Greens Salad

Seared Scallops with Green Spring Salad

This is a dinner I made for my husband and I, when I was inspired by the rich greens all around us in spring. There’s something about being outside, when it’s just begun to feel warm and there is green everywhere, that makes me crave it on my dinner plate. […]

Carrot and Feta Tart with a hazelnut crust

Hazelnut, Feta and Carrot Tart

This recipe is a gathering and combining of foods I love: nuts, cheese (especially feta cheese) and carrots. I cook and eat a lot of carrots; they truly are a workhorse in the kitchen. Crunchy and refreshing when eaten raw, shaved in salads, baked into cakes and you can braise, […]

Caroline Barrett

Good Food for Slow Times

Here’s my May 2023 Times Union story. You can see it on their website here, or read below. It goes along with recipes for Hazelnut, Feta and Carrot Tart, Seared Scallops with Green Spring Salad and Iced Fruit Tea Mocktails.  A thing happened this spring that slowed me down for […]