Recipes: Snacks

Does the Zing make you Zzang?

I have a new favorite candy bar. Leslie and I were at Fastachi in Watertown today, where they make and sell amazing roasted nuts and hand-made chocolates.They also sell stuff brought in from elsewhere, and the Zzang bar pictured in

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Roasted red pepper & feta dip

Here in Watertown, there is a small cluster of of Armenian grocers along Mt. Auburn Street that sell a variety of baked goods, canned and jarred Armenian specialties, and self-serve dried fruit, nuts, olives, and the like. Nestled among the

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Homemade crackers: all they’re cracked up to be

With the name of this site being Crispy Bits and all, you’d think I’d have more recipes and commentary about crispy foodstuff. Somehow that’s turned out not to be the case. Here’s my attempt to remedy that. The dough is

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

We eat squash frequently at our home, and most often it’s in the form of Leslie’s awesome butternut squash soup.  Neither of us likes to see things go to waste, so instead of tossing or composting the leftover seeds, we

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Tuna & Anchovy Stuffed Cherry Peppers

My wife and I traveled to Venice, Italy, in 2006 with her mother and stepfather.  It was one of the most amazing vacations we’ve had.  For me personally, it was as if I had been transported to a homeland from

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