Author: Caroline Barrett

Crumbly Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Crumble Muffins

Here’s another recipe that was part of my January story, all about keeping teenagers from ordering too much take out. Read the whole column here. And, here’s the rest of the recipes: Middle Eastern Spiced Steak Wraps and Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions. Elliot, and everyone in our house, […]

Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions

Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions

Here’s the salad that goes along with the Middle Eastern Spiced Steak Wraps. It was part of my January Times Union story and makes for a good weeknight dinner! Read the whole thing here. I made a salad to go with the beefy sandwiches, because, well, that’s what mothers do, […]

Middle Eastern Spiced Steak Wraps

Middle Eastern Spiced Steak Wraps

These delicious sandwiches go along with my January story about cooking for a kid who loves to order in. Read it here. And it goes along with Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions and Blueberry Crumble Muffins. I made juicy, flavorful, Middle Eastern-spiced beef sandwiches for dinner recently, and I […]

Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions

Food To Keep The Teenager Eating In

Here’s my Times Union story for January. You can also read it on their website here. This story goes along with Middle Eastern Spiced Beef Wraps, Cous Cous Salad with Pickled Onions and Crumbly Blueberry Muffins. If I made a list of things I believe I’m good at, things I […]

Pistachio Cranberry Bread

Changing up Christmas and Finding the Spirit

Here’s my Times Union story for December. Read it on their website, or see below. This story goes along with the recipes for Cranberry + Pistachio Bread, Creole Spiced Snack Mix and Boozy Chocolate Coffee. As always, thanks for reading. And Merry Christmas! It has always sounded so good to me. To me, really, and […]

Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

From my November 2021 Thanksgiving Times Union story. Read it here. I think a pot of soup is a nice touch to a Thanksgiving spread. The day can be long and alongside the cheeses and dips and nibbly things we put out during the day, a cup of hot soup […]

Roasted Vegetable Salad with Crispy Capers

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Crispy Capers

From my November 2021 Times Union story. Read it here. There’s always a salad on our Thanksgiving table and this year, I’m combining all the root vegetables I can gather up at the market and spreading them, roasted, over salad greens. The important thing is to be sure to cut […]