As promised, here's the basmati rice pilaf that was pictured with the Chicken Kebabs a few weeks ago. Bright yellow, studded with dried fruit and almonds, and scented with cumin, cinnamon and turmeric -- it will remind you of some
Mendiants - a traditional French confection that's perfect for the holidays. Top with dried fruit and nuts or even pretzel pieces. Use a spoon to drop chocolate onto parchment paper. Top with dried fruit or nuts and let set.