Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix
Toss wheat cereal and cashews with raisins, dried blueberries, dried cranberries, or chopped dried apricots.
After combining ingredients, cover and chill for 2 hours before serving.
Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.
Red Rosemary Vinegar
To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.
Roast carrots, turnips, squash, and garlic for about an hour, stirring once or twice.
Southeastern Seasoned Catfish
Rub the fillets with spices, Broil about 4 inches from heat for about 5 minutes. Turn fillets and broil 3 to 4 minutes longer.