Thursday, June 12, 2014

RECIPE :: Sweet & Salty Mix

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Sweet & Salty Mix
by Kimberley

This year will be our second Father's Day without my Dad. It is a bittersweet time because we miss him so much, but also feel so grateful to celebrate Father's Day with my wonderful husband. My Dad loved homemade treats any time of year, but Father's Day was always an opportunity for me to create something new that he would love. My Dad inspired many of the recipes for my business, including Rocky Road Marshmallows and Peanut Brittle. 

This year, I have a new recipe for my kids to give my husband. It is a perfect blend of sweet and salty, nutty and crunchy. You can customize it for your dad or husband and add in many different flavors to make a unique gift. I love this for snacking or for serving alongside cheese and fruit. I think my Dad would approve.

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Sweet & Salty Nut and Seed Mix

-makes 2 cups (pictured is 1 cup)


-2 cups total of nuts and seeds (unroasted)

-1 Tablespoon vegetable oil

-3 Tablespoons honey

-1 Tablespoon sugar

-1/2 teaspoon coarse salt

-1/8 teaspoon cayenne (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a baking sheet

In a medium bowl, combine ingredients and stir until nuts/seeds are coated and spread in an even layer on baking sheet

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Place in oven on middle rack and bake for 15 minutes, stirring once after 5 minutes

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Remove from oven and allow to cool on pan slightly, turn once more, and continue to cool on pan

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Package in boxes or bags once completely cooled.

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Guest Contributor: Kimberley Mulla

My Mom gave me my first cookbook when I was six years old. I have been baking & cooking ever since.

I specialize in artisan marshmallows & confections. I want to sell a product that I would feed my children. The ingredients are simple, often local, organic & fair trade as well.

I love making marshmallows. Every single one. It brings me so much joy to create something unique, tasty, and delightful.

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